84 Lumber
Truss Designer
At a glance
Location: US-AL-Bessemer Map
Posted: 09/07/2019
Closing: 10/06/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
84 Lumber
Job description

The EWP Designer is responsible for completing design work assigned by the Design Manager, and responsibilities will include:

  • Reading and interpreting blueprints
  • Ensure designs are accurate, optimized, and conforms to standards
  • Request sealed engineering drawings and/or repair details and follow-up to ensure complete when necessary
  • Generate EWP placement layouts for final construction
  • Generate and provide accurate pricing for estimating purposes
  • Aid in training of new employees when required
  • Provide job-site support, with the aid of sales department, when requested.

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Job requirements
Required Skills
  • General knowledge of construction industry. 
  • Knowledge of floor and roof truss design process 
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and structural blueprints 
  • Ability to calculate tributary loads, concentrated loads, and load transfer through a building. 
  • Ability to operate a computer and current software used by company 
  • Knowledge of current local codes associated with truss design (i.e. TPI, UBC). 
  • Good written and oral communication skills are required. 
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow oral and written instructions. 
  • Ability to deal courteously with customers, co-workers, and construction personnel 
  • Good math skills including, but not limited to architectural units, fractions, geometry, and basic trigonometry.
Required Experience
Truss Designer