Carpenter Jobs in Elgin, IL

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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Michaels Stores - Downers Grove, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
solutions. * deliver sales and production results Complete framing orders with a high degree of quality and on time Maintain the ready made frame department and other assigned areas including SISO...
2 days ago
Glenview, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
to hire a part-time custom picture framer....
20 hours ago
Lake Forest, IL (24 miles from Elgin, IL)
Skilled finish carpenter with opportunity for growth. Full time position. Most of the work in along the north shore. Must have own tools and a positive attitude....
2 days ago
Villa Park, IL (16 miles from Elgin, IL)
Need an experienced carpenter for Monday October 11th (Elmhurst) compensation: $40 per hour CASH QR Code Link to This Post I am in need of an experienced carpenter to assist me in rehanging some cabinets...
5 hours ago
Closet Works, LLC - Elmhurst, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
The primary function of an Installer is to accurately and efficiently manage the installation of various types of custom storage systems and equipment on-site, while maintaining a high level of...
21 hours ago
Des Plaines, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
Looking for experienced framing carpenters who can frame floor and wall systems for new construction custom homes. Work all year and weekly pay....
1 day ago
Westmont, IL (20 miles from Elgin, IL)
Looking for framing carpenter in Downers Grove (Downers Grove) ( ) compensation: Per hour QR Code Link to This Post I am looking for a framing carpenter to install some 2x4 walls in home I am rehabbing...
3 days ago
Des Plaines, IL (17 miles from Elgin, IL)
What I am offering is more than fair (my brother in law is a carpenter and he thought I am offering too much). Please text/email if interested in this job....
3 days ago
Deerfield, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
Ability to read and understand blueprints 6. Identify what tools and materials are best for a job 7. Understand lumber sizes and species 8. Shows a willingness to further construction skills 9....
3 days ago
Elgin, IL
Must have basic carpentry\electrical and plumbing skills. Jobs are mostly Kitchen and Bathroom remodels. Not looking for weekly guys, this is a full time position.
3 days ago
Rolling Meadows, IL (11 miles from Elgin, IL)
We are looking for qualified Carpenters!...
4 days ago
Crystal Lake, IL (18 miles from Elgin, IL)
Looking for an experienced framer for a residential framing crew. Must have experience building single family homes with stick built roofs and truss roofs....
5 days ago
South Elgin, IL (4 miles from Elgin, IL)
WE ARE HIRING: Road Warriors and Restless Spirits! Have a dinged-up resume, but a "Can-Do" attitude? We are Champions of 2nd Chances! At CAE, you will be working on Commercial Building Projects...
5 days ago
Northbrook, IL (21 miles from Elgin, IL)
Carpenter contractor seeks finish carpenter for cabinetry and trim installations. Candidate must be experienced in detailed finish work....
6 days ago
United Woodworking Incorporated - Schaumburg, IL (7 miles from Elgin, IL)
Cabinetmaking Forum Discussing 32mm and face frame cabinet construction including fabrication, casegoods design, and installation....
6 days ago

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Carpenter Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Modern Japanese Architecture Part 1: From Meiji Restoration to the Pacific War
First, we'll begin from the year 1868 with Japan's emergence as a new nation. Its new and increasingly Western-style capital city of Tokyo grew upon the foundations of a far smaller...

Introduction to Carpentry
This course will first introduce you to carpentry and the different terms associated with it, such as finish carpentry and rough carpentry. You will learn about the career opportunities in the...

Diploma in Carpentry Studies
This course will first guide you through the job opportunities available for modern-day carpenters. It will then teach you about important building and fastening materials, including hand and...

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Salary for Carpenter Jobs in Elgin, IL

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Highest Education Level

Carpenters in Elgin, IL offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (40.3%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (20.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.1%)
  • Master's Degree (5.4%)
  • Some College (2.9%)
  • Some High School (1.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.5%)

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