84 Lumber Senior Truss Designer in Indianapolis, Indiana
Requisition Number: 0783 4Z 001
Job Title: Senior Truss Designer
Salary Range: Negotiable
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Senior Truss Designer
Truss Designers are responsible for completing design work assigned by the Design Manager, and responsibilities will include:
These associates must read architectural prints to create roof and floor truss placement layouts conforming to current 84 Lumber design practices
Design of roof and floor trusses in engineering software Mitek Sapphire ensuring designs are accurate, optimized, and conforms to the current P&P
Specify all necessary supplied hardware
Maintain complete and updated Job Tracking Sheet
Send approval letter to customers according to P&P procedures when necessary
Provide sales and customer support when necessary
Ensure office and plan are maintained in a neat and orderly fashion and all plans are logged properly
Attend required meetings and participates in committees as requested by supervisor(s).
Computer Skills: Word Processing System, MiTek Sapphire, Internet Software, Database Software
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; write simple correspondence; effectively present information to others one-on-one.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form; deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
2+ yrs. experience in roof & floor truss design, wall panel design is a plus
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 MiTek Saphire.
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.
This position requires a High School diploma or GED.
This position will require the candidate to work at our Richmond, VA location.
84 Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.