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We are hiring full-time employees for our yard in Fort Wayne, IN for immediate placement. The building materials industry is one of the few left in America where your hard work is rewarded and nowhere is that truer than at Carter Lumber. 

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If you have any interest in the building materials or construction fields, this Yard Specialist position is the perfect way to get your foot in the door and learn what both of those industries have to offer. 

We have both full-time & part-time positions with competitive wages, full-benefits and a great family working environment. 

It is hard work, but it is rewarding work!

6630 Lincoln Highway East

Fort Wayne, IN 46803


A Carter Lumber Yard Specialist is responsible for providing professional customer service to contractors and do-it-yourselfers by loading customers, building loads and assisting with maintenance of an efficient and clean lumber yard. This is accomplished by assisting customers in selecting and loading items they have purchased along with gathering materials to be delivered. Inventory control, product knowledge and organization skills are all components of this position. A strong belief in the mission and goals of the company are necessary to this position.

Customer Service:

• Meets and greets contractors and do-it-yourselfers while providing exceptional customer service by assisting with the selection and loading of materials.

• Accurately pulls and stages materials to be picked up or delivered to ensure schedules are met.

Store Operations:

• Contributes to maintaining the inventory in the yard by conducting cycle counts, keeping the yard organized, ensuring the correct material is shipped and received.

• Follows all policies and procedures in the yard including sales, inventory and safety.

• Properly uses and maintains all equipment.

Knowledge & Training:

• Identifies personal growth needs and learning opportunities.

•Completes required orientation and safety training.

•Commits to continued learning on products, packages, procedures and more.


• Previous experience in a customer service environment

• Friendly, outgoing personality

• Familiarity with building materials is helpful

• Ability to participate effectively as a team member

• Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays


Medical Insurance

Vision Insurance

Dental Insurance

Disability Insurance

Life Insurance

Employer-matching 401(k) Plan

® Carter Lumber