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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Addison, IL
detailes employment type: full-time Established home remodeling general contractor looking for carpenter/remodeler with 5+ years REMODELING EXPERIENCE. We offer year round employment. We are based i...
1 day ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: 15-20.00 based on experience employment type: full-time Looking for a Trim carpenter year round work. looking to pay between 15-20.00 an hour based on experience...
2 days ago
Urbana, IL
compensation: Depending on experience employment type: full-time Lead carpenter, must be able to work in various climates. Applicant must be willing to consistently learn a multitude of carpentry trades...
1 day ago
Chicago, IL
ce and jobsite performance! employment type: full-time Looking for: Experienced Painters and Carpenters!!! Busy North Shore Contractor now accepting applications for immediate openings! Need experie...
1 day ago
Standardaero - Springfield, IL
Cabinet Maker Job ID #: 3155 Location: Illinois - Springfield Functional Area: Technical and Production Department: GN - LANDMARK - GENERAL Position Type: Full-Time Regular Education Required: Not...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
is looking for experienced siding installers, Must have workers comp and general liability insurance. Ability to install Vinyl siding, LP Smartside and Fiber Cement siding is a must....
20 hours ago
Bellwood, IL
2151 Madison St compensation: $15-$20/hr employment type: full-time Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders of Bellwood, IL seeks capable woodworker with cabinetry-making knowledge and a focus on detail to...
7 hours ago
Barrington, IL
qualifications employment type: full-time We are currently looking to fill the position of a laborer / carpenter. By this we mean you are expected to have knowledge of tools and some carpentry skills. You mus...
7 hours ago
Power Construction Company - Chicago, IL
111-007 Job Description Carpenters are responsible for constructing, erecting, installing, and repairing structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard. Carpenters are expected to utilize ha...
3 days ago
Springfield, IL
employment type: full-time Regional Construction Company has immediate openings for experienced carpenters in Springfield, IL and other areas in the Midwest. We are a fast paced company and employees will...
3 days ago
Rockford, IL
ly hiring skilled Carpenters for upcoming projects in Rockford, IL and Madison, WI. Click Here to Easily Apply Online Put your experience to work. Contact CLP today. Skilled Carpenter Job Description...
3 days ago
Chicago, IL
ce. employment type: full-time New Style Cabinets, located in Chicago, is now hiring skilled carpenters to meet the growing demand of our custom cabinet firm. Candidates should have experience in carpe...
3 days ago
Tradesmen International - Freeport, IL
ional in Rockford is seeking highly motivated Carpenter Apprentices to join our team. If you are a Carpenter Apprentice eager to become a skilled Carpenter by improving your skills and learning new o...
3 days ago
Tradesmen International - Rockford, IL
ional in Rockford is seeking highly motivated Carpenter Apprentices to join our team. If you are a Carpenter Apprentice eager to become a skilled Carpenter by improving your skills and learning new o...
3 days ago
Tradesmen International - South Beloit, IL
ional in Rockford is seeking highly motivated Carpenter Apprentices to join our team. If you are a Carpenter Apprentice eager to become a skilled Carpenter by improving your skills and learning new o...
3 days ago

Carpenter Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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.
  • Mr. Handyman
  • Absolute Construction Incorporated
  • Feldco Factory Direct
  • Gold's Gym
  • Handyman Connection of Wheaton, Il
  • Handyman Matters
  • Mccarthy Building Company Incorporated
  • Tribco Construction Services

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Carpenter positions.

  • OSHA Certified
  • OSHA 10
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

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
  • Building Codes
  • Cabinet Installation
  • Cabinet making
  • Cabinetry
  • Carpentry
  • Communication Skills
  • 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
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Punctual
  • Recruiting
  • Remodeling
  • Residential Construction
  • Roofing
  • Sanding
  • Scaffolding
  • Scheduling
  • Shop Drawings
  • Siding
  • Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Tile
  • Training
  • Trim Carpentry
  • Trimming
  • Vinyl Installation
  • Window Installation
  • Wood Framing
  • Woodworking

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