Carpenter Jobs in Illinois

Measure, cut, and shape wood or other materials to assemble or repair structures. Some carpenters build larger-scale building frames. These projects require them to work effectively and efficiently with cranes and other large machinery to raise, level, and fix the skeleton in place. Other carpenters may install particular fixtures, including cabinets, siding, drywall, and wainscoting. The exact materials they use depend on the companies they work for.

All carpenters must be competent at reading blueprints and building plans in order to properly complete construction to the client’s specifications. They may also be responsible for inspecting and replacing damaged frameworks or fixtures. They rarely work from an office, and are almost always performing labor on site.

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Chicago, IL
looking for people ready to work. We are looking to hire at least 5 people. The requirements are Carpenters, General Laborers, light electrical, and light plumbing. Our specialty is to remodel kitchens...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
ruction company that takes pride in everything we do. We are looking for reliable commercial carpenters that meet our requirements, and have an eagerness to learn and continue to grow within our compa...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: Compensation depends on skill and experience $15-$20/ hour employment type: full-time North Shore Consruction company looking for a responsible, hardworking employee with lots of...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
sation: Contract work employment type: contract We are a General Contractor company looking for Carpenter Sub contractor to build new 2nd story additions, rear additions, garages, porches and decks. We...
2 days ago
Urbana, IL
REQUIRED FOR SKILLED REMODELING CARPENTER POSITION: Minimum of 5 years experience in all phases of residential remodeling: * Framing. * Trim/Cabinet installation. * Siding installation. * Window installa...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
hour depending on experience employment type: full-time Looking for dependable and experienced carpenter. Job requires both finish and rough carpentry skills....
1 day ago
Bloomington, IL
compensation: $13-$16 DOE employment type: full-time Production crew looking for experienced siding installers. Must have a valid DL This is a payroll, full time position. Experience with a brake is...
8 hours ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: 20.00 -25.00 employment type: full-time Cutting edge company looking for TOP INSTALLERS for the Chicagoland area. We are the #1 rated interior door company in the nation. This is...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Must have knowledge and experience in Paint, Locks, tile/drywall repairs, light property and grounds maintenance, cabinetry, installing doors, windows,...
2 days ago
Wilmette, IL
are looking for a young, energetic, motivated to learn carpenter or carpenter apprentice on a full-time basis to support our master carpenter and construction manager in the development of residential...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: To Be Determined employment type: full-time Full Time Non Union Carpenter for Commercial and industrial construction Non-union position available for individual meeting the following requireme...
2 days ago
Naperville, IL
compensation: Salary is based on experience employment type: full-time internship Looking for an experienced Cabinet maker for a successful Naperville, Il cabinetry shop. Candidate will have...
1 day ago
Beecher, IL
compensation: depends on each individual and experience employment type: full-time small cabinet shop seeking qualified cabinetmaker /apprentice for full time ... depends on experience. applicant...
20 hours ago
Chicago, IL
s employment type: full-time Established architectural millwork company looking to hire bench carpenter with 5+ years experience. Applicant must have experience fabricating cabinets and custom wood...
8 hours ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: Pay based on experience employment type: full-time We are a Porch/Deck Contractor with a large City of Chicago porch project. We are in immediate need for Carpenter's with experience...
8 hours ago

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Become a Master Carpenter: Basic Carpentry
A thorough guide teaching carpentry basics, terminology and framing basics.

Introduction to Carpentry
Carpentry is an age-old trade yet today there is a still a high demand worldwide for skilled carpenters. Continuously evolving to incorporate newer and improved building materials and tools, the...

Introduction to Carpentry
Carpentry is an age-old trade yet today there is a still a high demand worldwide for skilled carpenters. Continuously evolving to incorporate newer and improved building materials and tools, the...

Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

  • Carpentry
  • Finish Carpenter
  • Framer

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Carpenter positions

  • Tradesmen International
  • Morton Buildings, Inc.
  • Bath Fitter
  • Absolute Construction, Inc.
  • Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc
  • Feldco Factory Direct
  • Mccarthy Building Company Incorporated
  • Mr. Handyman
  • Apex Pinnacle
  • Aramark

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Carpenter positions.

  • OSHA Certified
  • OSHA 10

Qualifications / Skill Sets

The following top skills are often required or desired to land a Carpenter position

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  • Acoustical Ceilings
  • Assembly
  • Bathroom Remodeling
  • Blueprints
  • Cabinet Installation
  • Cabinet making
  • Cabinetry
  • Carpentry
  • Communication Skills
  • Component Object Model
  • Computer Hardware Repair
  • Concrete
  • Concrete Forming
  • Crown Molding
  • Decks
  • Demolition
  • Door Installation
  • Driving
  • Drywall
  • Electrical
  • Finish Carpentry
  • Finishing
  • Foundations
  • Framing
  • General Contractor
  • General Repair
  • Hand Tools
  • Handyman
  • Human Resources
  • Installation
  • Interior Trim
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Laminate
  • Layout
  • Management
  • Materials Management
  • Metal Framing
  • Microsoft Windows
  • New Construction
  • Orientation
  • Packaging
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Punctual
  • Reliability
  • Remodeling
  • Residential Construction
  • Roofing
  • Scaffolding
  • Scheduling
  • Siding
  • Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Tile
  • Training and Development
  • Trim Carpentry
  • Trimming
  • Vinyl Installation
  • Window Installation
  • Wood Framing
  • Woodworking

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