BlueLinx Corporation

  • Engineered Lumber Tech Specialist

    Job Locations US-MD-Frederick | US-MD-Frederick
    Posted Date 3 days ago(7/19/2018 1:18 PM)
    Regular Full-Time
    Supply Chain
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,500 people, BlueLinx offers thousands of products from suppliers all over the world to service over 10,000 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a 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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