Engineered Wood Designer
84 Lumber Company - Houston, TX

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84 Lumber is seeking an Engineered Wood Designer for our stores. This is position 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.
  • Aid in training of new employees when required.
  • Provide job-site support, with the aid of sales department, when requested.
Required Skills
  • 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 EWP design.
  • 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
  • Associate or 4-year degree
  • 2+ years experience in design

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84 Lumber Company was founded by Joe Hardy in 1956 in the town of Eighty Four, Pennsylvania, where the original store continues to operate...