Truss and Wall Panel Designer: NY

$65,000.00 - $75,000.00
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Min Years Experience
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Our client, a major Structural Component Manufacturing facility in the Hudson Valley of New York, is interested in hiring experienced Truss, Wall Panel, and EWP Designers. Qualified individuals will be responsible for designing plans for production and must have knowledge of commonly used concepts and practices within the construction and building materials industry.

Positions Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing truss, wall panel and EWP products
  • Design, quote and prepare drawings for components and related products as required
  • Double check output of design department to ensure accurate and complete product
  • Accountable for creating structural component sections and placement plans using AutoCAD and MITEK design programs
  • Create design illustrations based from blueprints to produce working drawings for fabrication
  • Complete and finalize designs for production and assembly
  • Evaluate designs to ensure that designs are produced accurately and timely based off of blueprints provided by customers
  • Review and analyze specifications, blueprints, engineered drawings and related designs to determine factors affecting design of the wall, truss and engineered wood component
  • Communicate with management, production teams, customers and sales staff to ensure designs are accurate throughout the process
  • Assist in responding to questions and concerns from customers
  • Follow established procedures and standards using Mitek and other related software

Position Qualifications:

  • Must have recent experience with Mitek Software programs
  • Will have a wood construction background and knowledge of engineered wood products
  • Good computer and math skills required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a structural design role is required
  • Must possess knowledge in the basic aspects of construction, basic mathematics, geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to analyze, trouble shoot and problem solve
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

Pay commensurate with experience and includes a competitive base salary in addition to an excellent benefits package!

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Successful, Highly Qualified and Motivated Professionals.

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