Installation Apprentice – Southwest Fireplace
Aurora, IL, Frankfort, IL
Posted 4 months ago

Frankfort and Aurora, IL

Full time position — No experience required!


Job Description:

Southwest Fireplace is hiring a full-time, Installation Apprentice at our Frankfort and Aurora showrooms. The fireplace industry is poised for decades of growth and stability, just like our company. We are in need of a quality team member, excited to learn our industry and become a part of this stimulating business.

The Technician or Installation Apprentice is responsible for completing a variety of job tasks involving general carpentry, drywall, and fireplace, mantel, stone or gas grill installation. Job responsibilities vary to your experience, capabilities, and training. This position will also require performing general labor duties as needed. Other job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Able to operate various hand tools, power tools and equipment used to complete fireplace, outdoor patio, and related installation, in a safe and responsible manner
  • Complete daily jobs as assigned, effectively communicate (both verbal and written) with the Sales Project Managers and administrative team
  • Comply with company policies and procedures
  • Read and interpret instructions and specifications
  • Customer and quality focus, respectful customer interactions
  • Lift a minimum of 50 lbs and work in various conditions: outdoors or on construction jobsites

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am -4:00 PM

Qualifications or Experience we are looking for:

  • Experience in carpentry, masonry, or fireplace industry is a plus but not required — paid, on-the-job training will be provided!
  • Ethics, integrity, responsibility and dependability
  • Problem solving skills, drive to succeed
  • Self-motivated and ability to work as a team
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Valid Drivers License REQUIRED

Company Description:  Fireplaces/Patio Products

Southwest Fireplace has been a family-owned business for over 30 years and operates as Chicagoland’s premiere fireplace dealer. Through its four store team, we sell, service, install, and repair fireplaces, patio furniture, BBQ’s and central vacuums.  Southwest Fireplace proudly services homeowners, builders, and remodel professionals throughout the area.  We carry the best brands and provide them to our clients as the best value in the marketplace. 

Our company’s success is built on the skills, drive, and attitudes of our team members. If you are a talented, energetic, and motivated team player, this career opportunity offers stability and great advancement potential. We are currently in need of Installation Apprentices for our team, locations at 9475 W. Laraway Rd. Frankfort, IL and 2630 N. Farnsworth Avenue. This is truly a place you can put down roots and build a long term career. Take your career to the next level and join the best Fireplace, BBQ, and Patio team in all of Chicagoland!

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $18 -$25 / hour starting pay + Time 1/2 overtime
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan – Simple IRA with 3% Employer Match
  • Paid Vacation Time

Please submit your resume to, No phone calls please.

Take your career to the next level and join the best Fireplace, BBQ & Patio team in all of Chicago-land.

All applicants may be subject to a criminal background check and chemical substance use testing as we are committed to providing a safe and supportive work environment for our team members.  

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