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We offer careers - not just a job.

Christensen Lumber is a leading manufacturer of engineered wood components and retailer of building materials.  Since 1923, we’ve helped build spaces as unique as the people who live and work in them.

We are a leading supplier in the Midwest, striving to build a team of dedicated individuals to serve the communities we are helping to develop. Our people are passionate and committed to our organization and strive to build a superior work environment.

Our employees are at the heart of Christensen Lumber, as a member of the Christensen team, you will be rewarded for your contributions in a variety of ways including financial rewards and the opportunity for career advancement.  We like to promote our people from within and to recognize potential in our people.  We strive to offer various opportunities for advancement, training and personal growth. Our business is service, and should you join our team, you become part of the Christensen family.

Check out our current job openings listed below. Feel free to submit your resume in lieu of applying directly for a position. Our human resources department continually searches our database of applications.


Christensen prides itself in providing our employees with an assortment of key benefits. Our mission is based on our core values and we work every day to live up to it. From the standard benefits such as Family and Medical Leave to the most utilized such as health insurance to the less known but just as valuable 401K plan, we consistently provide our employees with a very competitive and comprehensive package.

The Company is given the capacity to provide such benefits through its relationship with the parent company, Kodiak Building Partners. In providing these benefits the company strives to maintain a very competitive package and adjusts annually to ensure that this is accomplished. Company provided and optional benefits include:

  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Life and AD&D
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Critical Illness and Accidental Injury
  • Generous Paid Time Off Schedules and Paid Holidays
  • Departmental Bonuses
  • 401k Plan including Company Match





1st shift - $20.00/hr

Millwork Driver - $22.00/hr
2nd shift - $21.00/hr Class A CDL Driver - $24.00/hr
Yard-Door Shop - $20.00/hr ​Class B CDL Driver - $23.00/hr

Now Hiring: Truss Laborer

Assembles precut wooden parts to build trusses and similar supports or wall sections used in building construction.

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Now Hiring WITH SIGNING BONUS: Class A Driver

This position is responsible for delivering building materials to our customers in safe and timely manner.

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Now Hiring WITH SIGNING BONUS: Class B Driver

This position is responsible for delivering building materials to our customers in safe and timely manner.

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Hear from Team Members


Silvio has been at Christensen Lumber for ten years. He started as a temp worker and after 90 days, we offered him a full-time position. He has had several jobs at Christensen including truss builder, driver and now is Yard Foreman. His career has taken off at Christensen. We value his strong work ethic and his desire to continually grow his career.

When asking Silvio what he liked the best about working at Christensen, he said “we are like a family, and I like that Christensen support my career goals.”


Maria is heading into her eighth year at Christensen. She started as a plate picker and was the only female in an all-male crew. She appreciated how her co-workers taught her how to do the job and she always felt respected. Maria desired more in her career to show her children that if you set a goal, and work hard, anything is possible. Over five years ago, she was promoted to our Accounts Payable position. We appreciate her determination and willingness to learn to skills.

When asked how she would describe Christensen, Maria said “we are like family and if you want to grow your career, they will work with you.”


Jerry joined Christensen ten years ago. He started as a driver and now is a Yard Manager. He liked having the opportunity to grow his career. He believes if you work hard and do your job well, there are  career growth opportunities.

When asking Jerry what he appreciates most about Christensen, he said “I look forward to coming into work everyday, we work well together and my co-workers are like one big family.”