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Load Builder

Employment Application
Mead Lumber of Lincoln

Job Summary

Primary responsibility is to pull loads for delivery, stock product, keep yard clean and load customers in the yard.

 Responsibilities & Duties                                                 

  • Learn company products, procedures, culture and customer service philosophy
  • Skilled knowledge of building materials to effectively construct loads for customer and/or construction site deliveries
  • Build safe and efficient loads of building materials by correctly reading orders and invoices
  • Understand weight limits and length limits for fleet of trucks as to safely and lawfully load trucks
  • Load and off-load company trucks with building materials both by hand and with a forklift
  • Ensure that appropriate paper work is completed as per company policy
  • Receive delivered inventory by properly inspecting paperwork for accuracy and by depositing inventory in designated locations
  • Perform daily safety audit of forklift and promptly report any malfunctioning equipment

 Qualifications & Requirements

  • Knowledge of receiving/inventory control principles, practices and protocols
  • Knowledge of dimension lumber and panel products and other building materials
  • Ability to read and interpret orders and invoices
  • Ability to concentrate and attend to detail in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience operating radial arm saw, cut-off saw, chain saw and forklift preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers and co-workers
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, and interpret standard unit tape measures
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English
  • Ability to stand/walk for 4-10 hours per day
  • Ability to lift up to 50 – 80 pounds
  • Current driver’s license, current automobile insurance and good driving record

 Mead Lumber offers competitive pay and benefit package including:


  • Paid holidays
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • ESOP
  • Dependent education assistance

 We are proud to be and equal opportunity employer.  We are also a Drug Free Employer.

Interested applicants must email resume to tom.bardsley@meadlumber.com.
Professional Driver - CDL B

Employment Application
Mead Lumber of Lincoln

Job Summary

Primary responsibility is to drive company vehicles to deliver merchandise to customer jobsites and physically unload the materials to the customer’s satisfaction. 

 Responsibilities & Duties

  • Learn company products, procedures, culture and customer service philosophy
  • Safe loading, handling and transportation of materials and heavy cargo
  • Delivering materials to the destination and unloading materials properly
  • Provide customer with knowledgeable, courteous, and prompt service at all times
  • Responsible for maintaining vehicle in safe operating condition
  • Inspect the truck for any defects or problems which might arise before or after trips, such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water
  • Comply with all DOT regulations
  • Work with customers to solve customer complaint
  • Perform additional job duties as assigned

 Qualifications & Requirements

  • Ability to safely operate a Flatbed/Flatbed Dump Truck/Truck Mounted Forklift
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, and interpret standard unit tape measures
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English
  • Ability to effectively present information to customers, and other employees
  • Sitting for a prolonged period
  • Ability to stand/walk for 4-8 hours per day
  • Ability to lift up to 50 – 80 pounds
  • Ability to pull, push and grip and ability to stoop and climb 2 - 3 feet steps (into & out of cab)
  • Current driver’s license, current automobile insurance and good driving record

 Mead Lumber offers competitive pay and benefit package including:


  • Paid holidays
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • ESOP
  • Dependent education assistance

 We are proud to be and equal opportunity employer.  We are also a Drug Free Employer.

Interested applicants must email resume to tom.bardsley@meadlumber.com.
Professional Driver - CDL A

Employment Application
Mead Lumber of Lincoln

Job Summary

Primary responsibility is to drive company vehicles to deliver merchandise to customer jobsites and physically unload the materials to the customer’s satisfaction. 

 Responsibilities & Duties

  • Learn company products, procedures, culture and customer service philosophy
  • Safe loading, handling and transportation of materials and heavy cargo
  • Delivering materials to the destination and unloading materials properly
  • Provide customer with knowledgeable, courteous, and prompt service at all times
  • Responsible for maintaining vehicle in safe operating condition
  • Inspect the truck for any defects or problems which might arise before or after trips, such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water
  • Comply with all DOT regulations
  • Work with customers to solve customer complaint
  • Perform additional job duties as assigned

 Qualifications & Requirements

  • Ability to safely operate a Flatbed/Flatbed Dump Truck/Truck Mounted Forklift
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, and interpret standard unit tape measures
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English
  • Ability to effectively present information to customers, and other employees
  • Sitting for a prolonged period
  • Ability to stand/walk for 4-8 hours per day
  • Ability to lift up to 50 – 80 pounds
  • Ability to pull, push and grip and ability to stoop and climb 2 - 3 feet steps (into & out of cab)
  • Current driver’s license, current automobile insurance and good driving record

 Mead Lumber offers competitive pay and benefit package including:


  • Paid holidays
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • ESOP
  • Dependent education assistance

 We are proud to be and equal opportunity employer.  We are also a Drug Free Employer.

Interested applicants must email resume to tom.bardsley@meadlumber.com.
Commercial Millwork Sales Professional

Employment Application
Mead Lumber of Lincoln Job Summary

The Commercial Millwork Salesperson will create, foster and sustain valuable customer relationships with architects, developers and general contractors. This individual will be responsible for prospecting, material takeoff, job site visits, preconstruction meetings, and project management. To act as the day to day manager and central point of contact on commercial millwork projects overseeing materials, special order, scheduling, delivery, quality control and warranty.  This person will increase brand and product awareness, cultivating new customers and managing existing customer relationships.  Provide feedback to management in regards to needs of the customers

Responsibilities & Duties

•    Identify various commercial millwork sales opportunities throughout the territory
•    Educate and assist with specification and installation details as required
•    Facilitate the estimating of project materials per customer’s request.  Review architectural drawings and specifications to determine bid requirements and substitutions.
•    Determine estimated cost of the project and prepare bid proposal using knowledge of standard company pricing, discounts, and estimating formulas and guidelines.
•    Carefully spell out the scope of work and bring attention to substitutions and exclusions.
•    Monitor bid date schedules to ensure we hit project deadlines.
•    Perform additional job duties as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements

•    Previous experience in the millwork industry preferred
•    Strong computer skills: experience with Word and Excel
•    Ability to effectively communicate with customers and co-workers
•    Ability to build and maintain relationships
•    Well organized, able to multi-task and prioritize
•    Ability to stand/walk for 4-10 hours’ daily
•    Physical strength to lift and carry 50 pounds
•    May require overnight stays on occasion
•    Current driver’s license, current automobile insurance and good driving record

Mead Lumber offers competitive pay and benefit package including:

  • Paid holidays
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • ESOP
  • Dependent education assistance
We are proud to be and equal opportunity employer.  We are also a Drug Free Employer.
Interested applicants must email resume to jeff.taake@meadlumber.com.
Outside Sales Professional

Employment Application
Mead Lumber of Lincoln Mead Lumber Company is a leading provider of building products to professional contractors, and remodelers. We have 45 locations across 8 Midwestern states. 100% employee-owned, we are the 27th largest building material suppliers to professional builders in the country. We continue to grow through acquisitions and are in search of driven individuals who desire an opportunity to grow and apply their skills to help us attain our goals. Learn more at www.meadlumber.com.
Job Summary
Primary responsibility is to promote and sell construction materials and services to existing and prospective contractor customers.
Responsibilities & Duties
• Learn company products, procedures, culture and customer service philosophy
• Learn proper procedures for orders, special orders, purchase orders, credit memo’s and receiving
• Develops relationships with existing and potential customers through personal and phone contact, ensuring completion of plan take-offs, bids and quotes, answering questions and solving problems
• Prepares and presents accurate sales proposals and quotes to prospective or current customers
• Maximizes the amount of sales for existing market areas
• Provide customers with knowledgeable, courteous, and prompt service at all times.
• Research and provide accurate information to customers regarding proper materials and prices as well as technical information regarding application and specifications
• Performs job-site visits to ensure delivery and timely completion
• Ensures all projects generate appropriate profit margins to justify sale
• Coordinates all deliveries and credit pick-ups with yard dispatcher
• Attends activities and functions as a representative of company
• Develops process to track progress of customer’s projects and monitors progress
Qualifications & Requirements
• Three years of experience as a sales representative in the lumber industry
• Some knowledge of construction industry and local building codes preferred
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office
• Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales
• Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
• Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
• Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs
• Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
• Current driver’s license, current automobile insurance and good driving record
Mead Lumber offers competitive pay and benefit package including:
• Paid holidays
• Vacation and sick time
• Group medical and dental insurance
• 401(k)
• ESOP
• Dependent education assistance
We are proud to be and equal opportunity employer. We are also a Drug Free Employer.
Interested applicants must email resume to allan.mcgill@meadlumber.com.



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