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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Rockford, IL
: wages based on experience employment type: full-time I am looking for roofers, siders, and carpenters willing to travel to Billings, Montana with me. All expenses paid. I have just signed a contrac...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
discussed employment type: full-time General contractor hoping to immediately find several trim carpenters * Speak fluent English * Have drivers license, truck and tools * Be very experienced in trimmi...
20 hours ago
Rockford, IL
ype: full-time Carpenters needed immediately for Lead($25+/- wage) and Apprentices($15-20 wage): Custom work including int. & ext. finishes, kitchens, doors, windows, hardwares & framing for both commercial...
20 hours ago
Chicago, IL
full-time HORIZON CARPENTRY is the leading carpenter contractor in the area. At this time we are hiring experienced carpentry framers and trim carpenters. We have plenty of work to keep you busy year...
1 day ago
Peoria, IL
compensation: Based on Experience employment type: full-time Now hiring skilled carpenters and laborers. Must have transportation to and from job. Must be able to work Saturdays. Reach out to Anna if...
20 hours ago
Princeton, IL
Experienced TRIM CARPENTER. Year round work. Pay based on experience. Please reply to: Box 364 Bureau County Republican PO Box 340, Princeton, IL 61356...
6 hours ago
Hoffmann Custom Designs, Inc - Mundelein, IL
Cabinetmaker & Apprentice Listing # 453518 Listed on: 10/02 Listing Type: Offering Employment Location: Mundelein, IL Phone: Name: Jim Company: Hoffmann Custom Designs, Inc. Description:...
2 days ago
Antioch, IL
*******HIRING SKILLED CARPENTER NOW******* Century Kitchens & Bath offers: Consistent, year round work Regular business work hours, Monday thru Friday The professional carpenter is a highly motivated...
1 day ago
Chicago, IL
Positions Available Looking for Individuals to Install Kitchen and Bath Cabinets and with General Construction abilities. Candidates must have the following: 1- Own reliable truck (van, pickup) 2- Speak...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
full-time telecommuting okay North shore Carpentry & General Contractor looking for Carpenters & Helpers for framing projects on room additions and new home construction...
20 hours ago
Chicago, IL
20 hours ago
Chicago, IL
resume that clearly highlights the trades in which you are skilled.** Handyman Matters Chicago is one of Chicagoland's top-rated handyman, repair and remodeling companies at
3 days ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time National Company in need of a carpenter that knows doors! Must have experience hanging residential interior doors. This is a full time employee year rou...
3 days ago
Fox Valley, IL
compensation: to be determined on experience employment type: full-time Remodeling carpenter with extensive experience . Must have hand tools and means of transportation. This job is subject to drug...
3 days ago
Chicago, IL
van, phone, payrolled employee employment type: full-time IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!! Since 2001, Mr. Handyman has provided award-winning home improvement services. Something different every day! It could be...
3 days ago

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Title Synonyms

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

  • Carpentry
  • Finish Carpenter
  • Framer

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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  • 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
  • Fabricating
  • Finish Carpentry
  • Finishing
  • Foundations
  • Framing
  • General Repair
  • Hand Tools
  • Handyman
  • Human Resources
  • Installation
  • Interior Trim
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Laminate
  • Layout
  • Management
  • Materials Management
  • Measuring
  • Metal Framing
  • Metal Stud Framing
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Remodeling
  • Residential Construction
  • Roofing
  • Scaffolding
  • Scheduling
  • Shop Drawings
  • Siding
  • Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Stairs
  • Tile
  • Training
  • Transportation
  • Trim carpentry
  • Trimming
  • Vinyl
  • Wood Framing
  • Woodworking

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Salary for Carpenter jobs in Illinois

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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