Hilltop Lumber Employment

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Hilltop Lumber Employment


Hilltop Lumber is a family owned and operated business with five locations in the Central Minnesota lakes area: Alexandria, Glenwood, Parkers Prairie, Brandon and Ottertail. From time to time we have job openings available.


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Hilltop Lumber Employment Opportunity:



Architectural Drafting

Alexandria Location

Hilltop Lumber is looking for a full time experienced Architectural Drafting person to help our customers plan and build that dream home, man cave, she shed or any other project you can dream up! 


We are looking for person to prepare custom residential drawings to be used in construction of new homes, additions and remodeling. These plans are prepared in conjunction with job estimates or special customer requests. This position is located at our Alexandria location.


  • Design residential single family homes using Revit CADD software.
  • Ensure plans are compliant with local codes and requirements by the city.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with customers and contractors.
  • Ability to design logical residential homes and additions.
  • Energetic and responsive to continuous improvement of plans drawn for clients. 
  • Knowledge of building techniques, load bearing capabilities of materials for sizing beams. 
  • Computer and math skills, attention to detail and building industry background are desirable skills. 


Stop in to pick up an application, or print one from the web site and email or drop off attention to Bruce.



Front Counter/Hardware Sales

Ottertail Location

Job Description: This position provides service to walk-in customers who purchase items in our building materials and hardware departments. 


This person answers questions, offers advice, records sales, answers phones, accept payments and take special orders for non-stock items. 


The person in this position must have some background knowledge of hardware and building materials used in residential construction and the ability to gain and retain knowledge with time in this position. 


Computer, math and interpersonal skills are essential to this job along with the ability to offer outstanding customer service. Experience with inventory, ordering and merchandising would also be beneficial skills to have.

Stop in to our Ottertail or Alexandria location to pick up an application, or print and drop off your application attention to Bruce. Or email bruceh@hilltoplbr.com 





Alexandria Location


Job Description: This position performs multiple tasks inside and outside receiving, storage and delivery of products at HILLTOP LUMBER COMPANY. This person also helps with the building of pallets and other specialty products as needed by our customers in the area.  It’s a great opportunity to do multiple tasks inside and outside year round with a growing company!  We offer great benefits and opportunities for advancement!


Work Days: Weekdays, alternating Saturdays.


Benefits: 401(k) or other retirement, Clothing/uniform allowance, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Paid Holidays, Sick Leave or PTO, Vacation or PTO.


Required Skills: The person in this position should be able to drive truck, operate a forklift and be familiar with the use of small power tools normally used in carpentry. Reading, math, interpersonal communication skills and the ability to lift heavy, bulky objects is necessary. We will train the right person who is willing to learn these tasks.


Must have a clean driving record and a current license.


Preferred Skills: Class B License, attention to detail and inventory skills would be helpful for this position.


Stop in Glenwood or Alexandria to get an application, or print one from the web site and email or drop off at either location attention to Bruce.





Resumes can be sent to Bruce Hanstad:


Email: bruceh@hilltoplbr.com
Fax: 320 762-8294


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