BlueLinx Corporation

  • Engineered Lumber Tech Associate

    Job Locations US-AR-Little Rock
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/16/2018 4:45 PM)
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Supply Chain
    Job ID
    5139
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. 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 CADD technology with a solid understanding of building construction (preferably with a focus on residential construction). The Technical Associate services our customer base (lumber dealers) by providing detailed, engineered lumber layouts (and accompanying material schedules) for the primary purpose of sales support.

    Responsibilities

    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Provides technical assistance and troubleshooting to customers regarding engineered lumber products.  Provides product selection and product information.
    • Generates engineered wood product schematic layouts and structural load calculations based on provided architectural and/or structural plans.
    • Generate, improve and maintain technical service tools, models, presentations, and comparisons.
    • Meets plan productivity schedule and remains current on technical trends in market segments.

    Qualifications

    • Proficiency in drafting and design software
    • Ability to read and interpret architectural blueprints a plus
    • Strong communication skills; detail oriented, reliable
    • knowledgeable in basic computer skills; knowledge or experience in building construction and structural design a plus;

    • Ability to learn and apply new skills 

    • Minimum associates degree in CADD or equivalent technical training preferred

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