Boise Cascade

  • EWP Department Manager

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/30/2018 7:08 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Building Materials Distribution
    Post End Date
    Engineered Wood Products
    Position Type
    FLSA Status
  • Overview

    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 employees are critical to our success. And we’re committed to investing in them. That’s why we offer a 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. We call it, Total Rewards. Here’s a look at what’s included:

    • Medical + Prescription Drug
    • Dental + Vision
    • 401(k) Retirement Savings


    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. 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. 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 related job function. Expert knowledge of CAD system, blueprint reading, and drafting. Office environment with minimal physical exertion; may be required to drive personal car to customer sites, including active construction sites.


    Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of the building materials industry and structural experience preferred. Seven or more years experience in related job function. Supervisory experience preferred. Requires strong math skills, effective communication skills, and strong working knowledge of engineering terms and specifications.


    Competencies: Building Strategic Working Relationships, Innovation, Communication, Sales Ability/ Persuasiveness, Customer Focus, Coaching, Decision Making, Planning and Organizing, Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills, Negotiation, Follow-up, Risk Taking, Adaptability, Impact, Job Fit


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