Commercial Framing Carpenter

Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois

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$27.00 - $30.00

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Experience Required


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Job Description

Do you love being engaged in many tasks in a versatile occupation? Are you passionate about the idea of building things with your own hands? People Ready Skilled Trades is looking for Journeyman level Commercial Framing Carpenters for a long-term assignment. If you love working with your hands and having a sense of accomplishment, then apply with us. We offer medical benefits and referral bonuses.


  • Working with metal and wood framing
  • Using hand or electric tools to fabricate, cut, and install framework
  • Reading and understanding blueprints and drawings
  • Helping place and secure wood during the building process
  • Being confident in framing, measuring, trim work, and finishing work
  • Drop ceiling installation
  • Commercial door installation
  • Wood blocking

Qualifications & Experience

  • Five years of framing commercial carpentry experience
  • Strong scheduling and blueprint reading skills as well as knowledge of metal stud/wood framing, material management, metal doors, hardware install, drywall, trim, cabinets/counter tops, suspended grid, tile install, etc.
  • Reliable transportation to and from jobsites daily
  • Basic math skills – addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division on the fly
  • OSHA 10 preferred – PeopleReady will help provide your OSHA training
  • Able to repeatedly lift 50 pounds in order to load and unload wood and other materials as well as carry needed tools and materials to and from the jobsite
  • Work all required days and hours
  • Flexible on start time
  • Possess tools of the trade
  • Pass background check and drug test if required

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Commercial Framing Carpenter

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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.