Carpenter Jobs in Rhode Island

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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Finish Carpenter

  • Providence, RI
  • 3 days ago
Our company is looking for a reliable hardworking Finish Carpenter to complete the finishing of trim and carpentry work for different construction projects,including cabinet installations window, door...
Additions Vinyl Siding Windows Kitchens Flooring Basement Remodels Sheds Decks And Much Much More!! Services....

Lead Framer Needed

  • Fiskeville, RI
  • 3 hours ago
Looking for an experienced framer to lead a crew. Must have references, own basic hand tools and ability to read prints....

Carpenter

  • Providence, RI
  • 4 days ago
Skills: General labor, Commercial construction, Installation, Build, framing, finish carpentry, exterior trim, Construction, Carpentry, Finish, Concrete, Drywall, Hand tool, Blueprint, Metal stud, trim...
QR Code Link to This Post Seeking someone experienced in carpentry and painting. Text or call

Lead Carpenter

  • Johnston, RI
  • 5 days ago
Ideal candidate must have comprehensive knowledge of framing and finish carpentry, a thorough understanding of renovation/remodeling/repair processes, possess high standards of professionalism and integrity...

Lead Carpenter

  • Advanced Construction Management LL
  • Westerly, RI
  • 5 days ago
In need a lead carpenter that has experience in a variety of areas. Drywall, decks, trim, framing, windows etc... Must have own transportation to work....

Carpenter

  • State of Rhode Island
  • Providence, RI
  • 5 days ago
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Education: Such as may have been gained through: completion of eight school grades; and Experience: Such as may have been gained through: employment as a journeyman carpenter...

Carpenters, labores, handymans

  • Westerly, RI
  • 7 days ago
Remodeling company in Norwich. Year round work Kitchens, bathrooms,windows,decks and more. 5 years experience minimum. Tools and transportation a must Serious applicants only

Apprentice Carpenter

  • R.I. Kitchen & Bath, Inc.
  • Warwick, RI
  • 8 days ago
RIKB Design Build is currently looking for an Apprentice Carpenter to fill a full-time job opening. RIKB Design Build is located in Warwick, RI and we service RI, MA & CT....

Carpenter/Carpenter Helper

  • Greenville, RI
  • 9 days ago
Looking for someone who is reliable and has own transportation. we do mostly inside work remodels/kitchens/baths/tile ect. starting pay 20.00 to 25.00 an hour CASH

Journeyman Carpenters Needed

  • Providence, RI
  • 11 days ago
Attention: Journeyman Carpenters Immediate openings available in Rhode Island and Massachusetts $25 + / hr 3 years experience and Osha 10 construction safety certification preferred....

Carpenter Helper

  • South Shore Custom Homes Inc.
  • Charlestown, RI
  • 15 days ago
Must have own transportation. We work in various locations. Ashaway RI, Charlestown RI, Westerly RI, Stonington, North Stonington CT Some hand tools required. Knowledge of basic carpentry skills

Carpenter/Carpenter Helper

  • Cranston, RI
  • 18 days ago
SOME EXPERIENCE IN ROUGH FRAMING AND FINISH CARPENTRY MUST HAVE OWN HAND TOOLS MUST HAVE VEHICLE YEAR ROUND WORK VERY BUSY START ASAP ONLY SERIOUS INQUIRES PLEASE CALL ......
We are seeking Carpenters to work immediately. - Both Commercial and Residential opportunities - Both rough and finish work - MUST have reliable transportation - Be able to commit to 40 hours a week...

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Carpenter Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Carpenter Jobs in Rhode Island

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Highest Education Level

Carpenters in Rhode Island offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (39.9%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (20.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (17.3%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.3%)
  • Master's Degree (5.4%)
  • Some College (2.9%)
  • Some High School (1.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.5%)

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