Enjoy the beauty of Montana every day in your new position at Western Building Center. Join an experienced team of lumber professionals in a long-standing Montana business. Western Building Center offers great opportunities to succeed — call us today!

Western Building Center is a great place to work, and we’re glad you’re considering us for your career. We believe Western combines the best of everything you’re looking for: challenging jobs, strong compensation and benefit programs, and a family spirit of high energy and positive attitudes in a drug-free atmosphere.

Our goal at Western Building Center is simple: to offer our contractor and homeowner customers with the best quality construction products and world class service at competitive prices. We carry out our goal by serving others as we would like to be served. That’s not just a saying to us; it’s something we aim for every day with our co-workers, suppliers, and customers. Our mission serving of our customers is possible only if the best people are part of the Western team. Our staff’s quality and efforts have earned Western Building Center’s good reputation. Thank you for your interest in Western.

Reasons why you’ll love working for Western Building Center:

  • Benefits included – call for details
  • Being a part of a knowledgeable and dedicated team in beautiful Northwest Montana
  • Excellent opportunity for advancement: Western Building Center is proud to promote from within. Over 10% of our more than 200 employees have worked with us for 20 years or more!

Current Openings

Columbia Falls

Delivery Driver

Western Building Center in Columbia Falls is seeking an outgoing person who takes pride in accuracy and excellent customer service. This full-time, all-seasons driving position will give you the opportunity to hone your knowledge of the lumber business while providing our customers with the best customer service in the state!  A Montana driver’s license is required, and a clean driving record is a must. Occasional heavy lifting along with packing sheetrock will be required.  A drug test will be administered prior to employment.

PURPOSE

 

Transport goods from the retail lumberyard and corporate distribution yard to customer locations.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

1.      Transport goods to retail and customer locations

 

2.       Perform inspections before and after delivery

 

3.       Unload building materials from truck to retail and customer facilities

 

4.       Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.

5.       Maintain logs of vehicle repair status

 

6.       Understand and observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co- workers; attends monthly safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.

 

7.       Other duties may be assigned

 

COMPETENCIES

 

Knowledge of company products sufficient to determine appropriate applications

Good customer service and communications skills

Ability to work independently

Ability to read customer orders and follow safety regulations

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

Clean driving record; Montana driver’s license; a drug test will be required prior to employment

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Will be required to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 80 pounds.

Driving assignments will require travel of up to 200 miles

Other work environments include lumberyard/warehouse and customer facilities 

BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES

Benefits included - call or visit our website for details

Become a part of a knowledgeable and dedicated team in beautiful Northwest Montana

Excellent opportunity for advancement: Western Building Center is proud to promote from within. Over 10% of our more than 300 employees have worked with us for 20 years or more!

Corporate Distribution Yard, Columbia Falls

Western Building Center’s Corporate Distribution Yard in Columbia Falls is seeking a hardworking person who takes pride in a job well done. This full-time lumberyard assistant position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Feeling strong? Applicants must be able to lift items weighing eighty pounds. Forklift experience is recommended but not required. Materials and equipment training will be provided. PURPOSE Perform duties pertaining to lumberyard maintenance and customer service. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain and organize inventory in lumberyard and associated warehouse
  • Assist customers with loading building materials in all weather conditions
  • Unload freight from vendors and distributors
  • Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  • Maintain logs of equipment repair status
  • Understand and observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned
COMPETENCIES
  • Knowledge of company products
  • Good customer service and communications skills
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Math skills required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to read customer orders and follow safety regulations
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Clean driving record WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Will be required to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 80 pounds.
  • Work environments include lumberyard/warehouse, all seasons, all weather conditions
BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Benefits included - call or visit www.westernbuildingcenter.com for details
  • Become a part of a knowledgeable and dedicated team in beautiful Northwest Montana
  • Excellent opportunity for advancement: Western Building Center is proud to promote from within. Over 10% of our more than 200 employees have worked with us for 20 years or more!

Kalispell

Western Building Center is seeking a hardworking person who takes pride in a job well done. This full-time lumberyard assistant position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Feeling strong? Applicants must be able to lift items weighing up to eighty pounds. Forklift experience is recommended but not required. Materials and equipment training will be provided. PURPOSE Perform duties pertaining to lumberyard maintenance and customer service. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain and organize inventory in lumberyard and associated warehouse
  • Assist customers with loading building materials in all weather conditions
  • Unload freight from vendors and distributors
  • Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  • Maintain logs of equipment repair status
  • Understand and observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned
COMPETENCIES
  • Knowledge of company products
  • Good customer service and communications skills
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Math skills required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to read customer orders and follow safety regulations
  • Forklift Certified
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Clean driving record with a valid drivers license. Must be able to meet insurance requirements for the position. WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Will be required to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 80 pounds.
  • Work environments include lumberyard/warehouse, all seasons, all weather conditions
BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Benefits included - call or visit www.westernbuildingcenter.com for details
  • Become a part of a knowledgeable and dedicated team in beautiful Northwest Montana
  • Excellent opportunity for advancement: Western Building Center is proud to promote from within. Over 10% of our more than 200 employees have worked with us for 20 years or more!

Polson

Western Building Center in Polson is seeking an outgoing person who takes pride in excellent customer service. This full-time hardware/contractor sales position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced retail environment. Applicants must have a working knowledge of construction materials and practices. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Ensure that WBC customers and clients have the best possible retail experience
  • Fulfill sales goals as directed by the store manager
  • Maintain clean and organized appearance of the retail facility
  • Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  • Complete take-offs and order placements
  • Understand and observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attend periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned
COMPETENCIES
  • Knowledge of company products sufficient to determine appropriate applications
  • Competent in blueprint reading and understanding
  • At least 5 years of construction knowledge
  • Good time management skills
  • Great communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good customer service and sales skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to read customer orders and follow safety regulations
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating systems
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS A drug test will be administered prior to employment WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Will be required to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 25 pounds.
  • Principle work environment will be a retail facility
  • Other work environments include lumberyard/warehouse
BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Benefits included - call or visit www.westernbuildingcenter.com for details
  • Become a part of a knowledgeable and dedicated team in beautiful Northwest Montana
  • Excellent opportunity for advancement: Western Building Center is proud to promote from within. Over 10% of our more than 200 employees have worked with us for 20 years or more!
Western Building Center is seeking a hardworking person who takes pride in a job well done. This full-time lumberyard assistant position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Feeling strong? Applicants must be able to lift items weighing up to eighty pounds. Forklift experience is recommended but not required. Materials and equipment training will be provided. PURPOSE Perform duties pertaining to lumberyard maintenance and customer service. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain and organize inventory in lumberyard and associated warehouse
  • Assist customers with loading building materials in all weather conditions
  • Unload freight from vendors and distributors
  • Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  • Maintain logs of equipment repair status
  • Understand and observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned
COMPETENCIES
  • Knowledge of company products
  • Good customer service and communications skills
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Math skills required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to read customer orders and follow safety regulations
  • Forklift Certified
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Clean driving record with a valid drivers license. Must be able to meet insurance requirements for the position. WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Will be required to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 80 pounds.
  • Work environments include lumberyard/warehouse, all seasons, all weather conditions
BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Benefits included - call or visit www.westernbuildingcenter.com for details
  • Become a part of a knowledgeable and dedicated team in beautiful Northwest Montana
  • Excellent opportunity for advancement: Western Building Center is proud to promote from within. Over 10% of our more than 200 employees have worked with us for 20 years or more!

Ronan

Western Building Center is seeking a hardworking person who takes pride in a job well done. This full-time lumberyard assistant position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Feeling strong? Applicants must be able to lift items weighing up to eighty pounds. Forklift experience is recommended but not required. Materials and equipment training will be provided. PURPOSE Perform duties pertaining to lumberyard maintenance and customer service. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain and organize inventory in lumberyard and associated warehouse
  • Assist customers with loading building materials in all weather conditions
  • Unload freight from vendors and distributors
  • Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  • Maintain logs of equipment repair status
  • Understand and observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned
COMPETENCIES
  • Knowledge of company products
  • Good customer service and communications skills
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Math skills required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to read customer orders and follow safety regulations
  • Forklift Certified
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Clean driving record with a valid drivers license. Must be able to meet insurance requirements for the position. WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Will be required to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 80 pounds.
  • Work environments include lumberyard/warehouse, all seasons, all weather conditions
BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Benefits included - call or visit www.westernbuildingcenter.com for details
  • Become a part of a knowledgeable and dedicated team in beautiful Northwest Montana
  • Excellent opportunity for advancement: Western Building Center is proud to promote from within. Over 10% of our more than 200 employees have worked with us for 20 years or more!

Stevensville

Western Building Center in Stevensville has a full-time contractor sales position that will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced retail environment. Applicants must have a working knowledge of construction materials and practices.  Position will require you to work in an environment where you will be working one on one with customers to help fulfill their construction and building needs.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Ensure that WBC customers and clients have the best possible retail experience
  • Fulfill sales goals as directed by the store manager
  • Maintain clean and organized appearance of the retail facility
  • Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  • Understand and observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attend periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned
COMPETENCIES
  • Knowledge of company products sufficient to determine appropriate applications
  • Working knowledge of paint supplies and materials
  • Experience in cabinet, door, and window sales
  • Good customer service and communications skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to read customer orders and follow safety regulations
  • Strong math and communication skills
  • Detail oriented with the ability to come to the best result for the customer
  • Computer proficient
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS A drug test will be administered prior to employment WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Will be required to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 80 pounds.
  • Principle work environment will be a retail facility
  • Other work environments include lumberyard/warehouse
BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Benefits included - call or visit www.westernbuildingcenter.com for details
  • Become a part of a knowledgeable and dedicated team in beautiful Northwest Montana
  • Excellent opportunity for advancement: Western Building Center is proud to promote from within. Over 10% of our more than 300 employees have worked with us for 20 years or more!
Visit the “My WBC” tab at westernbuildingcenter.com to fill out an application, or call Mandy Ramey at 406-607-4055 for more information. We are excited to hear from you! Western Building Centers of Montana  

WBC Building Components, Columbia Falls

Truss & Wall Panel Component Designer Location Name: WBC Building Components, Columbia Falls, MT Shift: Day Job Travel: No Job Description Western Building Center’s Building Components Division is seeking component designer with two years minimum experience in either field framing or computer aided drafting & design (CADD). This full-time designer position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced environment. Architectural design, CADD, MiTek, or relevant experience is required. Applicants must be familiar with general computer operating systems and Microsoft business applications. Essential Duties & Responsibilities · Working knowledge of plan reading both Architectural & Structural. · Create layouts for field assembly of Wall Panels, Floor Trusses, Roof Trusses, & Outlookers. · Calculate square footages of structures for accurate pricing of components by sales staff. · Discuss changes in designs with architects, engineers, and other designers. · Utilize Math skills to calculate various lengths, weights, angles, rise, run & pitch. · Work closely with construction teams or homeowners in design development of buildings. · Perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks, such as e-mailing project workflow, developing reports, tracking project life cycle, and updating designs. · Assists sales staff on technical aspects of customer inquiries and consults with experienced component technicians or engineering staff when more in-depth analysis is required. · Place, track, & monitor project orders with scheduling, production & administrative crews. · Plans and paces own work efficiency to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals. · Understands and observes all safety procedures and practices to prevent injury to self or co- workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures. · Other duties may be assigned. Competencies · Knowledge of company products sufficient to determine appropriate structural applications · Attention to detail, organization, and time management a must. · Knowledge of basic math and measurement skills · Knowledge of drafting, architectural design, or CAD applications · Good verbal and written communication skills · Ability to read and understand blueprints and architectural drawings Minimum Requirements High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); architectural design or CAD, Mitek experience is preferred; must know general computer operating system; a drug test will be administered prior to employment Work Environment / Physical Activity The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. · Work is in an office setting and generally sedentary with physical effort associated with using a computer but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. · May be required to occasionally lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 45 pounds. · Occasionally may be required to walk throughout the yard or job site to perform some aspect of assigned duties. Benefits & Opportunities · Health care Benefits included after 1 full month of employment - call or visit http://www.westernbuildingcenter.com for details · 401K profit sharing and paid vacation after 1 year of employment · Personal pay and holiday pay after 6 months · Become a part of a knowledgeable and dedicated team in beautiful Northwest Montana · Excellent opportunity for advancement: Western Building Center is proud to promote from within. Over 10% of our more than 200 employees have worked with us for 20 years or more!

Whitefish

Western Building Center of Whitefish is seeking a hardworking person who takes pride in a job well done. This full-time lumberyard assistant position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Feeling strong? Applicants must be able to lift items weighing eighty pounds. Forklift experience is recommended but not required. Materials and equipment training will be provided. PURPOSE Perform duties pertaining to lumberyard maintenance and customer service. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintain and organize inventory in lumberyard and associated warehouse
  • Assist customers with loading building materials in all weather conditions
  • Unload freight from vendors and distributors
  • Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  • Maintain logs of equipment repair status
  • Understand and observe all safety procedures and practices in order to prevent injury to self or co-workers; attends periodic safety meetings as required; may recommend changes to improve safety procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned
COMPETENCIES
  • Knowledge of company products
  • Good customer service and communications skills
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Math skills required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to read customer orders and follow safety regulations
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Clean driving record WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Will be required to frequently lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 80 pounds.
  • Work environments include lumberyard/warehouse, all seasons, all weather conditions
BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Benefits included - call or visit www.westernbuildingcenter.com for details
  • Become a part of a knowledgeable and dedicated team in beautiful Northwest Montana
  • Excellent opportunity for advancement: Western Building Center is proud to promote from within. Over 10% of our more than 200 employees have worked with us for 20 years or more!