Requisition Number: 0790 4M 002
Job Title: Designer
City: Franklin
State: IN
Salary Range: $17-$22 an hour

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Description/Job Summary

This job description applies to the following positions:  Design Trainee, Designer-Level 1, Designer-Level 2, Designer-Level 3; Senior Designer. 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Read architectural prints to create roof and floor truss placement layouts conforming to current 84 Components 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 update 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 participate in committees as requested.

Required Skills

  • Computer Skills: Word Processing System, Design Software, Internet Software, Database Software.
  • Experience with MiTek Sapphire.
  • 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

  • At least 1 year of direct experience designing floor & roof trusses and/or wall panels.
  • 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.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • 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’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


Details

84 Lumber’s Mission:

To Serve our customers through a team of dedicated, honest, hardworking Associates

To Supply our customers with the best quality products while providing out Associates with the safest work environment

To Save our customers by offering competitive value-added pricing for each specific market

To Provide our Associates with an environment where nothing is impossible

 

Why 84 Lumber?

  • 84 Lumber is a leader in the building material supplier industry and is proudly family and woman owned.  84 Lumber is committed to your success and is offering a competitive benefits and compensation package to assist you along your journey with us as you build your career!
  • Endless growth opportunity, we are always looking for future leaders – if you are willing to invest in 84, 84 will invest in you.  Applying for an entry-level position will enable you to learn the industry in’s and out’s, providing endless growth opportunity in areas of Production, Production Leadership, Sales and Design.
  • By working hard, we will reward you with monthly incentive opportunities.
  • We provide comprehensive training to ensure you are provided the tools you need to be successful.

 

Benefits provided to full-time associates:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) and Profit Sharing
  • Paid Sick, Personal and Vacation time
  • Holiday pay
  • Weekly Pay! Amazing Benefits! Incentive Bonus! Employee Discounts!!
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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.