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Drafter EWP/Truss Design

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Boise Cascade Company
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Saco, ME 04072
Job Description


Boise Cascade Building Materials Distribution has an opening for a Drafter EWP/Truss Design. Please review the responsibilities and needed qualifications below and apply today!

Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today we’re one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America – and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our associates are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life – from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety, with many benefits beginning on your first day of employment. We call it, Total Rewards. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • We care about your Health, Well-Being, and Future:

    • Medical + Prescription, Dental + Vision
      • Flexible Spending Account, Health Reimbursement Account, Preventive Care
    • Life and Accidental Death Insurance, 401(k)/Roth Retirement Plan Options with Employer Contributions
    • Tuition Assistance, Employee Assistance Program
  • We offer paid Time Away from Work:

    • 8 Holidays, Personal/Vacations Days
    • Disability Benefits, Parental Leave
  • We Appreciate you:

    • Competitive Base and Incentive Pay for all positions
    • Service Recognition Program
    • Professional development and career progression opportunities


Perform design and drafting services for internal and external customers focused on Engineered Wood Products (EWP) and/or Truss Design 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 truss and EWP order delivery. May provide technical EWP or truss consulting and engineering services to BMD distribution center customers. Compile placement plans for BMD dealer’s customers that convert conventional floor and roof framing material to Boise Cascade BCI joists utilizing a computer aided system. 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.


Basic Qualifications : College Degree or equivalent work experience in a related job function required. Working knowledge of CAD system, blueprint reading, and drafting. Duties performed in an office environment.

Preferred Qualifications : Role may require technical certification, or associate degree. Knowledge of the building materials industry and structural experience preferred. Strong math skills, effective communication skills, and familiarity with engineering terms and specifications.

Competencies : Adaptability, Applied Learning, Collaborating, Communication, Customer Orientation, Decision Making, Initiating Action, Innovation, Monitoring Information.

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