Carpenter Jobs in Grand Rapids, MI

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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Engelsma Homes Llc - Grand Rapids, MI
Our artisans use old school methods to create bespoke cabinetry and specialty wood items for showcase homes....
17 hours ago
Grand Rapids, MI
Now hiring for carpenter helpers in Grand Rapids, MI Will be doing restoration work on commercial building. Work includes but not limited to demo, carpentry help, cleaning, lifting, etc....
21 hours ago
Grand Rapids, MI
HELP WANTED Job requirements: must have your own vehicle must have, or be able to provide your own tool pouch/hand tools must have a good attitude, be reliable, and willingness to work/learn must...
2 days ago
Grand Rapids, MI
Siding help wanted. Im in need of a reliable cut guy. If you arent willing to work hard and show up on time then please dont apply....
4 days ago
Grand Rapids, MI
Needed: Experienced framing carpenter. This is a 1099 subcontractor position. You will need your own liability insurance coverage. Work is on an "as needed" or "as available" basis....
4 days ago
Grandville, MI (8 miles from Grand Rapids, MI)
You'll provide labor as a carpenter on projects as assigned, including but not limited to drywall hanging and finishing, acoustical ceiling grid installation, exterior insulation, framing, etc....
6 days ago
Trillium Staffing Solutions - Grand Rapids, MI
Trillium Construction is now hiring Carpenters for work in Grand Rapids, MI! Candidates will be doing trim and fixture carpentry and more general labor tasks. Work starts ASAP....
6 days ago
Trillium Staffing Solutions - Byron Center, MI (11 miles from Grand Rapids, MI)
Trillium Construction is now hiring for Carpenter Helpers in Grand Rapids, MI! Candidates will be doing restoration work on commercial building....
8 days ago
Grand Rapids, MI
Experienced finish/trim carpenters needed for residential and commercial jobs in the greater Grand Rapids area....
9 days ago
Allen Edwin Home Builders, Llc - Byron Center, MI (11 miles from Grand Rapids, MI)
Job Information Allen Edwin Home Builders, LLC Residential Framer in Byron Center, Michigan We are currently looking for Residential Framers to work with our current framing Trade Partners....
9 days ago
Grand Rapids, MI
Custom Residential Builder for over 40 years needs full-time carpenter for framing/finish work crew. New Homes and Renovations; Year-round work. Job site experience required please....
11 days ago
Michaels - Grand Rapids, MI
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...
15 days ago
Rockford, MI (14 miles from Grand Rapids, MI)
Looking for a well rounded carpenter with experience in: *Trim *Cabinet Installation *Final finishes As well as: *Rough Framing *Window Installation *Siding *Etc Why LMCC?...
21 days ago
Wyoming, MI (8 miles from Grand Rapids, MI)
Full time, year round, payroll position Looking for beginners, we will train, $15 per hour Must have reliable transportation No overnight travel, no weekends required
21 days ago
Wyoming, MI (8 miles from Grand Rapids, MI)
Growing framing company is looking for quality carpenters to add to our team. No experience necessary.. Weekly pay plus overtime, paid holidays, bonuses, and 401k. 12-20 per hr....
23 days ago

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Salary for Carpenter Jobs in Grand Rapids, MI

This is the average annual salary for Carpenter jobs in Grand Rapids, MI as reported by the BLS.

$40,450

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Highest Education Level

Carpenters in Grand Rapids, MI offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (40.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (20.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.0%)
  • Master's Degree (5.4%)
  • Some College (2.9%)
  • Some High School (1.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.5%)

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