Why Carter Lumber?

We are committed to a caring and supportive environment by providing opportunity for personal growth, fulfillment, and recognition of accomplishment. Carter Lumber takes pride in the level of customer service that our employees provide to our customers, and we reward hard work and dedication.

We're a family company and every employee is part of our family. To us, our Carter family is more than our work and accomplishments. It's about being something bigger than yourself and part of a community of people that care about each other.


As an employee at Carter Lumber, you can see and feel how we consider each other as part of the Carter Lumber family. Every day, we are driven to carry on our founder’s legacy of determination and teamwork. We support each other through the ups and downs and come out the other side stronger and better. It takes all of us, working together as a family, to take the opportunities before us and accomplish our goals. This philosophy keeps our company stable yet growing, advancing yet holding true to our roots.


If you choose to work as a member of the Carter Lumber family, you're choosing to work with one of the strongest companies in the building materials industry. The best time to join to building materials and construction industry is ​right now​. Residential construction, as well as commercial construction, is on the rise. The demand for qualified employees in the industry will greatly increase as more is spent on new construction in the upcoming years.

Here are just a few of the incentives that come with working for Carter Lumber:

  • We are one of the largest and fastest-growing building materials retailers in the nation
  • We offer generous benefits and compensation packages
  • We provide a safe and drug-free work environment
  • We promote from within
  • We maintain the personal feel of a family-owned business


In addition to being a financially stable company that's prospered through the toughest times, we're a growing company with many opportunities to develop and expand your professional career. Over the past ten years, we’ve doubled our sales and expanded our footprint into major markets such as Atlanta, Charlotte, and Philadelphia. Even in uncertain times, we’re committed to investing in our company and employees to remain strong and build a successful future.