BlueLinx Corporation

Engineered Lumber Tech Specialist

1 month ago(12/18/2017 8:31 PM)
Regular Full-Time
Supply Chain
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Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,700 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.


Position Purpose Summary: 

BlueLinx has an excellent opportunity for a person skilled in CAD with a solid understanding of building construction (preferably with a focus on residential construction). The Technical Specialist position services our customer base (lumber dealers) by providing detailed, engineered lumber layouts (and accompanying material schedules) for the primary purpose of sales support for BlueLinx’ onCENTER Engineered Wood Products.




In support of onCENTER Engineered Wood Products, the Technical Specialist will be required to:

  • Design and draw engineered lumber floor and roof layouts of existing residential and commercial projects using proprietary CAD software
  • Provide technical phone support for customers and offsite BlueLinx employees
  • Interact with builders, architects, engineers, lumber dealer employees, and BlueLinx sales people
  • Assist in software training


  • Minimum 1-2 years of AutoCAD experience
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural blueprints
  • Knowledge of multi-unit / multi-family construction and light-commercial construction methods, structure and wood frame construction
  • Working knowledge and understanding of load development and load flow tracking
  • Strong communication skills
  • Preferred BS/BA or higher


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