Requisition Number: 0783 4M 012
Job Title: Truss Designer
City: Franklin
State: IN
Salary Range: N/A

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Truss Designer

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Description/Job Summary

  • Must read architectural prints to create roof and floor truss placement layouts conforming to current 84Components design practices
  • Design of roof and floor trusses in engineering 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).

Required Skills

  • 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

Required Experience

  • 2 to 3 years of MiTek experience required
  • 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

Preferred Education

Associate or Bachelor degree
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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.