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

Western Building Center in Columbia Falls  is seeking an outgoing person who takes pride in accuracy and excellent customer service. This full-time lumberyard assistant/delivery driver 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 clean driving record is a must. Applicants should be able to lift 80 pounds.

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

Montana driver’s license; clean driving record; applicant must submit to a drug test 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.
  • Work environments include lumberyard/warehouse, all seasons, all weather conditions

BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Benefits included - call or visit Western Building Center 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!
Fill out and submit an application, or call Cory at (406) 892-3204  for more information. We are excited to hear from you!
Western Building Center in Columbia Falls is seeking an outgoing person who takes pride in excellent customer service. This full-time customer service position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced retail environment. A successful applicant will be able to hone their knowledge of all aspects of building materials sales, from customer service and sales to administration and logistics. Training is provided, but some computer experience is necessary. Experience in retail and/or the lumber and building materials industry is recommended. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Ensure that WBC customers and clients have the best possible retail experience
  2. Answer phones, provide customer service over the telephone or route calls appropriately.
  3. Maintain clean and organized appearance of the retail facility
  4. Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  5. 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.
  6. 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
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating systems

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

A drug test will be administered prior to employment; must be available to work Saturdays

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
Fill out and submit an application, or call Cory at (406) 892-3204 for more information. We are excited to hear from you!  
Western Building Center in Columbia Falls  is seeking an outgoing person who takes pride in excellent customer service. This full-time customer service position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced retail environment.  A successful applicant will be able to hone their knowledge of all aspects of building materials sales, from customer service and sales to administration and logistics. Training is provided, but some computer experience is necessary. Experience in the lumber and building materials industry is preferred.    

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
  • Good customer service and communications 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
Fill out and submit an application, or call Cory at (406) 892-3204 for more information. We are excited to hear from you!

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. Two years of forklift experience is required. Materials and equipment training will be provided.
PURPOSE
Perform duties pertaining to lumberyard maintenance and customer service
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Assembly of lumber packages to fill customer orders
  2. Maintain and organize inventory in lumberyard and associated warehouse
  3. Assist customers with loading building materials in all weather conditions
  4. Unload freight from vendors and distributors
  5. Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals
  6. Maintain logs of equipment repair status
  7. 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.
  8. 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
Two years forklift experience, clean driving record, the applicant must submit to a drug test 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.
  • Work environments include lumberyard/warehouse, all seasons, all weather conditions
Fill out and submit an application below, or call Mike at (406) 892-5292 for more information. We are excited to hear from you!

Evergreen

Western Building Center in Evergreen  is seeking an outgoing person who takes pride in accuracy and excellent customer service. This full-time lumberyard assistant/delivery driver 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 clean driving record is a must. Applicants should be able to lift 80 pounds.

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

Montana driver’s license; clean driving record; applicant must submit to a drug test 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.
  • Work environments include lumberyard/warehouse, all seasons, all weather conditions

BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Benefits included - call or visit Western Building Center 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!
Fill out and submit an application, or call Murray at (406) 755-9444 for more information. We are excited to hear from you!
Western Building Center in Evergreen is seeking an outgoing person who takes pride in excellent customer service. This full-time customer service position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced retail environment. A successful applicant will be able to hone their knowledge of all aspects of building materials sales, from customer service and sales to administration and logistics. Training is provided, but some computer experience is necessary. Experience in retail and/or the lumber and building materials industry is recommended. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Ensure that WBC customers and clients have the best possible retail experience
  2. Answer phones, provide customer service over the telephone or route calls appropriately.
  3. Maintain clean and organized appearance of the retail facility
  4. Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  5. 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.
  6. 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
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating systems

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

A drug test will be administered prior to employment; must be available to work Saturdays

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 50 pounds.
  • Principle work environment will be a retail facility
  • Other work environments include lumberyard/warehouse
Fill out and submit an application, or call Murray at (406) 293-7755 for more information. We are excited to hear from you!  

Kalispell

Western Building Center in Kalispell 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

  • Transport goods to retail and customer locations
  • Perform inspections before and after delivery
  • Unload building materials from truck to retail and customer facilities
  • Plan and pace own work efficiency in order to meet daily, weekly, project, or team related productivity goals.
  • Maintain logs of vehicle repair status
  • 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.
  • 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 
Fill out and submit an application, or call Mike at (406) 755-6411 for more information. We are excited to hear from you!

WBC Building Components, Columbia Falls

Western Building Center Building Components in Columbia Falls is seeking a hardworking person who takes pride in a job well done. This full-time roof/truss assembly position will give you the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Feeling strong? Applicants must be able to lift items at least thirty pounds. Forklift, materials, and equipment training will be provided.
PURPOSE
Perform duties pertaining to the manufacture of prefabricated wall-panels, floor and roof trusses.
OVERVIEW
  • Starting wage $14.00  per hr
  • Health insurance offered 1st month of employment
  • Must be able to work in indoor/outdoor conditions
  • Help in manufacture of trusses and prefabricated wall panels
  • Monday to Friday with overtime available 
JOB REQUIREMENTS 
  • Able to use hand tools (Tape measure, hammer, etc.)
  • Able to lift, bend, carry, squad, walk, stand for 8-12 hrs.
  • Must be able to follow all safety related procedures and practices
  • GOOD ATTENDANCE and PUNCTUALITY A MUST FOR TEAM ENVIRONMENT
  • Candidate will be subject to drug test prior to employment
     WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Fill out and submit an employment application, or call Don at (406) 892-2171 for more information. We are excited to hear from you!