Lumber & Building Materials Salesperson

Location: Vallejo, CA

Big Creek Lumber Company, a leading supplier of lumber and building materials in central California, seeks a motivated Contractor Salesperson to join our new Vallejo sales team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform inside sales with contractors, homeowners and walk-in customers on the phone and in the store
  • Provide a high level of customer service
  • Determine customer needs, quote prices and take customer orders for both delivery and will call
  • Generate special orders as needed
  • Effectively purchase material for customer orders
  • Achieve individual and branch sales goals by tracking quotes and calling customers to close sales.


  • Good practical knowledge of building materials and construction terminology
  • Ability to work effectively with others to obtain a high level of customer satisfaction and promote Big Creek’s image in a positive manner
  • Outstanding phone skill
  • Good organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Positive, personable, professional attitude
  • Ability to deal with interruptions without losing focus on a specific task that needs to be done
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. from the ground into the bed of a standard size pick-up truck
  • Good basic computer and keyboard skills
  • Good basic math skills
  • The ideal candidate has a passion for sales and customer service as well as an interest in construction
  • Bilingual English/Spanish ideal, but not required.


  • Mon-Sat; day shift


  • Starting wage of $25.00-27.00 per hour .
  • Opportunities for growth.
  • Eligible for quarterly sales/margin incentives.

Full-time position with generous benefits package including:

  • Group medical/dental insurance coverage for employee and eligible family members
  • Group term life insurance coverage for employees
  • Voluntary vision care plan for employees and eligible family members
  • Voluntary supplemental life for employees and eligible family members
  • Paid time off including Vacation, Sick Leave and Holidays
  • 401k retirement plan with generous employer match and profit sharing contribution
  • Employee assistance program

Big Creek Lumber Company is a local, family-owned and operated lumber and building materials provider, serving professional builders and homeowners in central California since 1946. We strive to be an employer of choice among job seekers. We seek engaged, motivated individuals interested in producing quality products and developing strong partnerships with our customers and vendors to create business success. We provide an informal yet professional work environment, stressing safety, collaboration and excellent customer service. We place a strong emphasis on developing our employees and seek individuals who have the desire and potential for growth opportunities within the company. We are driven to generate long-term, sustainable profitability and generously share our success with our team.

If you have the skills and experience we seek, please apply for this position today by responding with your cover letter and resume using the link provided. To apply via fax, please send you cover letter identifying the position you are interested in and your resume to 866-828-4171.

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00 – $27.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Compensation package:

  • Bonus opportunities


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities

COVID-19 considerations:
We comply with all federal, state and local COVID-19 guidelines.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Vallejo, CA 94589: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Tell us why this position is a good fit for you.


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Inside sales: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Customer service: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Lumber & building materials: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Construction: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Spanish (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: In person

If you are interested in this position, please apply online. Or apply by submitting a completed  job application or resume and cover letter to us via email to or via fax at (866) 828-4171.


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