Apprentice Carpenter

Oakland, California
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Oakland, California

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$25.00 - $32.00

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Job Description

Position: Apprentice Carpenter

Location: Oakland, California and surrounding areas

Industry: Construction

Pay Rate: $25.00 – $32.00 / HR DOE

Shift: Shift depends on the project

PeopleReady Skilled Trades is seeking experienced Apprentice Carpenters for custom residential and commercial projects throughout the Bay Area. This position is a great fit for safety minded individuals with a passion for craftsmanship and construction. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:


  • Framing Carpenters: Install metal and wood framing and roof truss components, reading and understanding blue prints and schematics, using hand and electric tools to cut and fabricate and install frame work components
  • Assemble and fasten materials to make frameworks and props, using hand tools
  • Shape and cut materials to specific measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saws
  • Install doors, windows, stairs, baseboards and crown molding
  • Build or repair cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, finishing interior and exterior trim, and other wooden fixtures
  • Construct, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood and wallboard
  • Maintain safety practices at all times
  • Prepare the layout and scope of work for the project
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints a plus

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have previous experience working as a carpenter
  • Must be familiar with carpentry concepts
  • Must be familiar with carpentry tools
  • Must be familiar with construction safety practices
  • Must be at least 18 years old.

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.