2018-11-09

Truss Designer
Job Opportunity at K44 Consulting LLC

Posted on Nov 9

8566244198

Location: Berlin, NJ
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4171237

Job Description
POSITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prepares┬áschematic diagrams and detailed section drawings showing interrelated dimensions using industry standards of materials while conforming to project plans.
  • Reviews and optimizes designs for most efficient use of materials, equipment, and manpower.
  • Investigates preliminary information and data necessary to generate designs.
  • Interacts with building designers about feasibility, possibilities, and problems that may preclude the completion of a truss package that adequately conveys the architects design.
  • Interacts with the sales department regarding the scope of work and to acquire and disseminate information needed in order to provide quality truss design drawings that are within bid parameters.
  • Provides backup assistance to builders by answering general questions and reconciling any problems in the condition of the delivered product.
Job Requirements
COMPETENCIES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to read blueprints and visualize details in three dimensions.
  • Knowledge of field requirements and truss production requirements.
  • Understand code requirements and loading conditions as they relate to truss design.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD programs. Working knowledge of Mitek roof & floor truss design software, Microsoft Office applications and applicable wall panel design/engineering software.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry/trigonometry.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to define problem, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
  • 2 year degree preferred, but not required
  • Previous design experience in the truss industry preferred.
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