Engineered Wood Products Designer

Boston, MA, US
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Specialty Building Products is a people first organization.  

You may be wondering, why should I join Specialty Building Products 

  • We live our Core Values and they reflect what we actually believe and how we actually behave. They are who we are. You are joining a team that is built upon a strong culture and standards for success.
  • We welcome you to something bigger than yourself with all the tools necessary to excel in your role.
  • Grow with us; we offer a career, not just a job. We value your perspective and want to learn more about you with a commitment to laying the foundation for you to build a successful career with us. 

We are seeking a full-time remote Engineered Wood Products (EWP) Designer to assist with EWP designs for the Northeast region. We are a distributor of engineered lumber products (I Joist, LVL, rim board, etc.), and we perform design and layout duties for retailers across much of the U.S.  This posting is specific for our Boston, Rochester and Warwick, NY markets. The ideal candidate would be performing design duties in all three markets.  We collaborate with co-workers, retailers, builders, architects and engineers and we do so at a high level with great attention to detail, accuracy and customer satisfaction.  If you are an experienced and driven EWP Designer and you’re looking for a new (remote) opportunity, this may be a good fit for you.


    • Perform EWP designs, floor/roof system layouts, placement plans and size beams with provided proprietary software (CSD/iStruct-isPlan)
    • Generate customer quotes
    • Offer alternatives and solutions as problems arise in the field or as plan changes are made
    • Provide software generated calculations when requested
    • Plan your design(s) based on Retailer and Builder preferences as well as current products available in each respective market.


    • 3-4 years min. of EWP (Engineered Wood Products) design experience.
    • Self-motivated and driven to succeed in a high volume and fast paced environment
    • Well-rounded knowledge of general construction practices and principles
    • Good understanding of trussed roofs and some stick framed roofs. 
    • Highly organized and communicates well
    • Home office with a stable/high speed internet connection and 4G/5G coverage


    Specialty Building Products is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy of Specialty Building Products not to discriminate in hiring and employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, military status, genetic information, or other protected class status in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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