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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Handyman Connection of Wheaton, Il - Wheaton, IL
Carpenter Residential / Light Commercial We have work year round with over 50% repeat/referral customer base and are seeking experienced Carpenters to support the growth of our business. Handyman Co...
2 days ago
Peoria, IL
compensation: By Square, Per Window employment type: contract Need Siding,Window installers. Good pay. Must have proof of insurance and work comp.
17 hours ago
State of Illinois - Springfield, IL
equivalent to eight years of elementary school. Requires experience necessary to qualify as a skilled carpenter. Requires working knowledge of tools, materials, methods, and standard practices of the trade;...
2 hours ago
Rockford, IL
compensation: tbd employment type: full-time Carpenter needed ASAP. Respond with your experience and phone number....
1 day ago
Chicago, IL
compensation: Negotiable. Experience/motivation employment type: employee's choice Looking for carpenters, remodelers, and helpers. 3-4 week commercial demo and remodel project in Grayslake. Start Mo...
2 days ago
Freeport, IL
1 day 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
dividual in the construction field. Need to have experience in framing, siding, roofing, flooring, painting, trimwork, and cabinet setting. Vacation,health, and profit sharing offered after 1 year. Alcohol...
1 day ago
Rockford, IL
compensation: Based on experience employment type: full-time Employee will be responsible for creating high-end residential and/or commercial woodwork. Use of table saws, routers, planners and...
17 hours ago
Rockford, IL
egory Carpenter - Apprentice More information about this job: Description: Tradesmen International is seeking highly motivated Carpenter Apprentice s to join our team. If you are a Carpenter Appren...
2 days ago
Handyman Matters Franchise Corporation - Evanston, IL
Requirements We are looking for Carpenters with a strong work ethic, a professional appearance and demeanor, and a good overall knowledge of all tradesfrom Carpentry, Tiling, Painting, and Drywalling to ligh...
3 days ago
Rockford, IL
are looking for you: -Carpentry (Finish and Rough) -Windows and Screens -Sheet metal -Siding -Painting -PV Solar experience a plus Must have a driver's license and clean driving record the last 2 years...
4 days ago
Chicago, IL
and experience. employment type: full-time We are looking for Carpenters with experience in commercial and / or residential construction. Metal stud and acoustical ceiling experience is highly desired...
4 days ago
Collinsville, IL
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Property Management Co./Home Builder seeking a Carpenter. Some experience in finish carpentry, wood flooring and trim. Must have dependable transportatio...
5 days ago
Woodstock, IL
compensation: TBD employment type: full-time Need multiple Carpenters who have experience doing post-frame/pole barns....
5 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

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Carpenter positions

  • Tradesmen International
  • Menold Construction and Restoration
  • Strom Aviation
  • Catalyst Builders and Remodelers
  • Chicago Scenic Studios
  • - ATI
  • Exclusive Woodworking
  • FBi Buildings, Inc.
  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
  • Handyman Connection of Wheaton, Il

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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  • 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
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Materials Management
  • Measuring
  • Metal Framing
  • Metal Stud Framing
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Punctual
  • Remodeling
  • Residential Construction
  • Roofing
  • Scaffolding
  • Scheduling
  • Shop Drawings
  • Siding
  • Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Tile
  • Training
  • Transportation
  • Trim carpentry
  • Trimming
  • Vinyl
  • Wood Framing
  • Woodworking

Salary for Carpenter jobs in Illinois

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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