Engineered Wood Products - Designer

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Springfield, MA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 10, 2019
Job ID
Our client, a distributor of premier building products is actively seeking a Lumber Designer/Drafter

Job Summary –  
  • Perform design and drafting services for internal and external customers focused on Engineered Wood Products (EWP) used for customer quotes, order material take offs, and manufacturing.
  • Prepare working drawings, sketches and graphs from walk-in customers, sales order system, verbal, blue prints, sketches, or written instructions using either manual or computer-aided systems. 
  • Prioritize and coordinate work to accommodate expedited or special requests.
  • Provides plans to customer for sign-off and acceptance, including changes.
  • Code and maintain drafting files for accurate retrieval and distribution to engineering staff, vendors, and other facility personnel.
  • Schedule EWP order delivery.
  • May provide technical EWP consulting and engineering services to BMD distribution center customers.
  • Work extensively with staff, lumber dealers, contractors, engineers, and architects to provide a complete framing package. 
  • Provide consultation to pro builders and retail distributors. 
  • Conduct training dealer / contractor information meetings; seminars for applicators and location personnel. 
  • Make outside sales calls to lumberyards and construction job sites, as required.
  • May operate and maintain various engineering and / or drafting equipment.
  • May initiate telephone sales for EWP and accessories (joist hangers, etc.)
  • Demonstrate strong commitment to safety, quality, environmental awareness, and continuous process improvement.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
EWP experience is preferred but not required.
College Degree preferred
Experience with building materials is preferred