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EWP Designer Apprentice in Greenville at 84 Lumber

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

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Job Description

84 Lumber is actively seeking entry level candidates to participate in its Structural Apprentice Program. For people who want a successful career with one of the industry's strongest players, then 84 Lumber Company is the place to be. This intense, structured, nine month training program, produces Level I EWP Designers and Estimators for the company. Get paid while training and after successfully completing the program, you will be guaranteed a Level I design or estimating position. The EWP Designer Apprentice will learn through our training program and is responsible for completing design work assigned by the Design Manager. Responsbilities 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.

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
  • This position requires an Associates or Bachelor's degree preferably in construction or equivalent work experience in the building industry.


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