Components Truss Designer
84 Lumber Company - Tennessee

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84 Components is seeking a Designer for our component plant. This is position is responsible for completing design work assigned by the Design Manager, and responsibilities will include:
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints.
  • Input of roof and floor truss placement layouts conforming to current 84 Components design practices.
  • Design of roof and floor trusses ensuring designs are accurate, optimized, and conforms to standards.
  • Request sealed engineering drawings and/or repair details and follow-up to ensure complete when necessary.
  • Compute and enter truss and hardware quantities into MiTek MBA or other database program.
  • Generate truss 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
  • 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
  • Associate or 4-year degree
  • 2+ years experience in design
  • Experience using MiTek Design Software.

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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...