Why Work At Baker & Kerr

Quality Matters

Your job is a major part of your life. That’s why the quality of the company you work for matters. Choosing the right company will have a significant impact on your long-term success, personal growth and overall job satisfaction.

At Baker & Kerr, you can enjoy a rewarding career in the woodworking industry. We’re a stable, successful, award-winning architectural millwork company with a solid reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism.

Pride in Our Work

We couldn’t be as successful as we are without our talented, dedicated and hard-working staff. Our entire team — fabricators, finishers, CNC operators, engineers, project managers, estimators, installers, administrative staff, delivery personnel and laborers — shares a commitment to producing the highest quality work.

The best thing about Baker & Kerr is the people, who make a fun, easy-going and productive work environment.

— Shane, cabinetmaker

Our people truly enjoy being here. We can say that because our average employee tenure is 15 years. Whether they work in the shop or the office, our people take great pride in their work and find personal satisfaction in a job well done.

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Family Environment

Teamwork and Collaboration

At Baker & Kerr, our family work environment promotes collaboration, communication and positive working relationships.

Everyone is part of a team working to achieve common goals. Our staff members work together to solve complex problems, share ideas about the best way to accomplish a particular task or pitch in to complete a big project.

The owners show they care about their employees. It’s a family environment where everyone gets along and works great together.

— Sam, cabinetmaker

We never stop learning or evolving, and we’re always interested in hearing new ideas and looking at new ways of doing things. We value what our employees have to say, and we encourage everyone to give feedback, offer suggestions and present fresh perspectives. If someone has a great idea, we want to hear it. That’s what it means to be on our team.

Company Get-Togethers

We work hard, but we also take time to have fun. To say thanks, we treat our entire team to monthly in-house luncheons. During holiday months, we host special Thanksgiving and Christmas luncheons as well as Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day cookouts.

Generous Benefits

Benefits are an important part of your compensation package. We provide all full-time employees with the following:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick days
  • Simple IRA with up to 3% matching employer contribution

What We Look For

We’re always looking for responsible and dedicated people to join our company. We expect our employees to show professionalism, have a positive attitude and take pride in their work. If this sounds like you, then you’ll enjoy being part of the Baker & Kerr family.

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Student Apprenticeships

We offer paid apprenticeships to local high school students through our partnership with the Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ Center of Applied Technology.

Our full-time summer apprenticeships are designed to equip students who have successfully completed the center’s carpentry program with real-world experience in the woodworking trade. Working side by side with our expert craftsmen, apprentices are trained in necessary shop skills, operation of shop equipment and safety protocols.

Summer apprenticeships may continue throughout the school year if a student’s schedule permits. Upon graduation from high school, apprentices may be offered full-time permanent employment with Baker & Kerr.

For more information, contact us at info@baker-kerr.com or 301-390-1090.