Hancock Lumber

Hancock Lumber

Hancock Lumber is a building materials supplier & Eastern White Pine sawmill manufacturer.  We have 10 retail lumberyards, design showrooms and discount outlets, along with 3 sawmills across Maine & New Hampshire.  Hancock Lumber Company is a 6th generation, family-owned business operating a land company, a sawmill division and a network of retail lumberyards, including a 7,000 sq. ft. home design showroom, Home Again by Hancock Lumber in South Portland.

Video credit: Mike Boucher, Sonic Pictures 

In these career exploration videos, you will learn about important skills needed for customer service, sales, driving and distribution. You will also hear about the importance of mentoring, starting at “the bottom” (even if you have a degree), and finding that right fit career.

Corey, Boom Truck Operator/Customer Service

Hear how Corey finds his niche as a driver at Hancock Lumber and why he loves it and his schedule.

Education Required: High School Diploma and Commercial Driver’s License
Learning Profile: Visual/spatial, Hands-on

Sarah, Counter Pro/Customer Service

Learn about Sarah’s story of finding a work environment that cares about what is important to her.

Education Required: High School Diploma
Learning Profile: Interpersonal, Hands-on

Kara, Project Pro

Hear about how Kara helps customers and the skills that make being a Project-Pro a great fit for her.

Education Required: High School Diploma
Learning Profile: Math, Visual/Spatial, Interpersonal

Matt, Vice President Sales, Sawmill Division

Learn about Matt’s career path from college graduate to the promise of becoming vice-president.

Education Required: B.S. Wood Science & Technology Concentration
Learning Profile: Naturalist, Hands-on, Interpersonal

“I get to go out on job sites, meet people and actually do something and stand back and say, “Hey I just did that, that’s pretty cool,” and other people can see it too.”

“It is important to me to work someplace that understands that family is a priority. If they are willing to bend, I am willing to bend.”

“Hancock even gave us discount on materials when we built our house.” ~Kara

“I always prided myself on having a lot of options because having options is better than not.” ~Matt