Cornerstone Building Brands

Special Drafting Engineer

Rocky Mount, VA - Full-time

Apply Now

Cornerstone Building Brands | Employer reference: REF2051Q

Special Drafting Engineer


Rocky Mount, VA, US

Posted on

Our commitment to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

Cornerstone Building Brands is deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized, providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members.

Job description

Primary duty is designing specialty/custom shape and sized windows supporting unique customer order requirements. Scope of design includes;

  • Detailed frame and sash component dimensioning
    • Pre-weld cut lengths
    • Post-weld unit dimensions
    • Bending details
  • Detailed glass dimensioning
  • Custom grill/grid pattern design
    • Wood
    • SDL (cellular)
    • Decralite (custom vinyl)
    • Aluminum

The above result in manufacturing-ready fabrication documentation prepared utilizing CAD and other Engineering software tools. Design often requires interface with cross-functional groups to include Business Systems (Product Configurator), Customer Service, Manufacturing, and actual Customer. In addition to actual custom window design, the Specials Engineer is expected to understand internal customers and suppliers, their involvement in Specials Engineering processes, and be able to contribute toward process improvements within and outside the group.


Job Qualifications:

  • 1 year experience with technical degree or 2-4 years’ experience without a degree
  • Computer skills essential MS Office/AutoCAD and Inventor
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to compute complex specifications
  • Excellent communication/phone skills
  • Excellent math skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • General door/window/building industry knowledge a plus

Job location

Cornerstone Building Brands is the largest manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. Our comprehensive portfolio spans the breadth of the residential and commercial markets, while our expansive footprint enables us to serve customers and communities across North America. Our relentless focus on excellence combined with our ongoing commitment to innovation and R&D has driven us to become the #1 manufacturer of windows, vinyl siding, insulated metal panels, metal roofing and wall systems, and metal accessories. We believe every building we create, and every part of that building, positively contributes to communities where people live, work and play.

Cornerstone Building Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. You can find the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster here. If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email If you have a disability and you believe that you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail This email is used exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only emails received for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018

Notice of Recruitment Fraud

We have been made aware of multiple scams whereby unauthorized individuals are using Cornerstone Building Brand's name and logo to solicit potential job-seekers for employment. In some cases, job-seekers are being contacted directly, both by phone and e-mail. In other instances, these unauthorized individuals are placing advertisements for fake positions with both legitimate websites and fabricated ones. These individuals are typically promising high-paying jobs with the requirement that the job-seeker send money to pay for things such as visa applications or processing fees. Please be advised that Cornerstone Building Brands will never ask potential job-seekers for any sort of advance payment or bank account information as part of the recruiting or hiring process.

Can't find a job for you?

Upload your resume to help our recruiters match you to the right job. They'll be in touch if they find a good fit.