Truss Designer Trainee in Mechanicsville, MD at 84 Lumber

Date Posted: 2/9/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Read architectural prints to create roof and floor truss placement layouts conforming to current 84Components design practices
  • Design of roof and floor trusses in MiteK¬†software 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, 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.
  • General knowledge of construction industry.
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and structural blueprints
  • 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.
  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1 to 3 months related experience and/or training.
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or 3 to 6 months of related experience and/or training
Technical school certificate in carpentry, architectural drafting; or 3 to 6 months of related experience and/or training.