Requisition Number: 8462 DSGTRN 001
Job Title: Design Trainee
City: Bessemer
State: AL
Salary Range: N/A

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Design Trainee

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Description/Job Summary

We will train you through an in house 9 month EWP training program!

Once trained, the EWP Designer is responsible for completing design work assigned by the Design Manager, and responsibilities will include:

Reading and interpreting blueprints

Ensure designs are accurate, optimized, and conforms to standards

Request sealed engineering drawings and/or repair details and follow-up to ensure complete when necessary

Generate EWP placement layouts for final construction

Generate and provide accurate pricing for estimating purposes

Provide job-site support, with the aid of sales department, when requested.

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 Education

This position requires a High School Diploma.

Preferred Education

Construction or any work experience in the building industry will be helpful. 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.