Truss Designer

March 6, 2018
Employee Classification
Supervision Required
Supervised By:
Assistant Manager


Safety Requirement: Safety is a core value at Alpine Lumber. The ability to work safely and prevent personal injury is a key job requirement for every position. Each Employee/Owner is also expected to be committed to the safety of themselves, fellow Employee/Owners, and our customers and follow-though with the commitment in everyday operations.

Position Summary: Design roof and floor trusses using MiTek software ensuring designs are accurately input based on customer plans, optimized & conform to code and company standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist new and existing customers in developing truss & floor designs from blueprints and drawings.
  • Assist with customers coming in or phoning in to Alpine, performing sales related duties.
  • Provide quotes to customers.
  • Conducts site visits as needed to meet with customers to ensure proper ordering or for problem resolution.
  • Works closely with and in cooperation with sales and management personnel to coordinate deliveries of floors and trusses.
  • Create and maintain long-term profitable sales relationships.
  • Assist with inventory functions and all other duties as required by management.
  • Reading and interpreting architectural and structural drawings / blueprints.
  • Input on roof & floor truss placement layouts generating truss placement layouts for final construction.
  • Compute and enter truss and hardware quantities into Falcon, generating & providing accurate pricing for estimating purposes.

Job Requirements:

  • General knowledge of construction industry, specifically floor and truss design process
  • Ability to accurately tabulate loads and load transfer through a building
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, good math skills, good interpersonal skills
  • Associates Degree or equivalent
  • 2+ years’ experience in using CAD based programs or
  • 2+ years’ experience in using MiTek software

Physical & Environmental Requirements:

  • Infrequent lifting, pushing, pulling up to 50 lbs.
  • Exposure to weather elements including outside conditions at times.
  • Sitting, standing in office environment with long-term computer exposure daily.
  • Willingness to work till the job is done.
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