Truss Designer at 84 Lumber Company in Richmond County, VA
84 Lumber CompanyRichmond County, VA
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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