Sears Trostel Career Opportunities

Sears Trostel Lumber & Millwork is a growing company with two Fort Collins locations. We offer an excellent salary and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.  We also provide a drug-free workplace and pre-placement drug screening is required.  To join our dynamic team, email your resume to or fax to 970-224-2948.

Riverside Ave. Retail Location:
The Sears Trostel Lumber & Millwork retail location is a dynamic, multi-faceted operation that provides a wide range of products and services to professional woodworkers and builders, as well as homeowners and woodworking enthusiasts. The warehouse portion of our store provides an extensive array of hardwood and softwood lumbers, both domestic and exotic, and a great selection of hardwood plywoods. We also stock hardwood mouldings in over 200 profile/species combinations. Our custom shop provides services such as custom cutting, planning, and shaping of purchased lumber and plywood, and specializes in the manufacture of custom architectural components.  Our showroom presents our products to contractors, interior designers, home builders and other customers to help them finalize all their projects.


Retail Lumber & Millwork Sales Associate

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to conduct multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proven knowledge of retail dynamics
  • Ability to maintain a calm and confident demeanor during busy times
  • Ability to adhere to high standard of service that places the customer first
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills with attention to detail


Consult with customers on a wide variety of product and service needs, including:
  • The use and application of a wide variety of woodworking tools and supplies
  • The selection and installation of decorative millwork components such as base, door and window casing, crown moulding, corbels, etc.
  • The characteristics and properties of various domestic and exotic hardwoods and hardwood plywoods
  • The fabrication of custom wood components

Assist in the administration of one or more product lines by:
  • Regularly evaluating and making decisions regarding in-store stock item selection
  • Assist in the setup of in-store displays
  • Evaluate sales and inventory data to identify sales improvements and/or inventory reduction opportunities
  • Assist in initiating product promotional activities and ensuring thorough execution of each promotion

Work with our contractor accounts to better offer solutions by:
  • Completing work orders
  • Coordinating will calls and/or deliveries
  • Sourcing special orders


Retail Warehouse Worker

Successful candidates must be organized, conscientious, showing attention to detail and an ability to work in a fast-paced team environment. Exceptional customer service and computer knowledge a must, lumber background helpful. Candidate must be able to multi-task and have the initiative to take on new challenges with or without supervision. Clean driving record and the ability to lift up to 100 lbs required. Schedule with a Saturday rotation required.

Airpark Drive Wholesale & Manufacturing Location:


Assistant Moulder Operator

The successful candidate must be highly motivated and have 2 years prior production machinery experience, good general mechanical and math skills and excellent troubleshooting skills. Daily tasks include tooling changes, machine adjustments, fabrication of parts to match shop drawings within tight tolerances, minor machine repairs and activities associated with production of hardwood mouldings in varying species. Ability to repeatedly lift up to 25 pounds required. Assistant will work in a team environment where the ability to take direction and follow through on assigned tasks is critical for success. 


Machine Operator

The successful candidate must be a motivated, self-starter who is organized, detail-oriented and mechanically inclined. Woodwork machinery experience with any of the following equipment is a strong plus:

  • Moulder
  • Planer
  • Widebelt Sander
  • Shaper
  • Tables
  • Radial Arm Saw

Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and team building are beneficial.