Requisition Number: 4203 4G 002
Job Title: Truss Designer
City: Boise
State: ID
Salary Range: N/A

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Truss Designer

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Description/Job Summary

84 Lumber is immediately hiring a Truss Designer. 84 Lumber is the nation's leading construction material supplier. We're located at 240 W. Taylor Ave. 

The Truss Designer is responsible for completing design work assigned by the Design Manager, and responsibilities will include:

  • Reading architectural prints to create roof and floor truss placement layouts conforming to current 84 Lumber design practices
  • Design of roof and floor trusses in engineering software Mitek Sapphire 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

  • 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.

Preferred Education

  • Associate or 4-year degree and 2+ yrs.
  • Experience in EWP Design strongly preferred. 
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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.