Design Trainee in Mount Airy, MD at 84 Lumber

Date Posted: 2/20/2021

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Job Description

The Designer Trainee is an entry-level position tailored to give the candidate industry knowledge and hands-on experience with the design software. Under the supervision of the Design Manager and along with self-study courses, the Designer Trainee is encouraged to experience all aspects of the industry. This allows the Trainee to gain all the necessary tools to test for promotions to Level I, II, III and Senior Design positions.The EWP Designer Enty Level 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. CB6 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
  • Computer Skills: Word Processing System, Design Software, 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.