Truss Designer in Mount Airy, MD at 84 Lumber

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/17/2021

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. 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.
  • 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
Associate's Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or 6 months to 1 year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Position might be remote as long as the candidate has experience designing residential and commercial roof and floor trusses within the DMV region.