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Truss & Wall Designer

Millard Lumber Inc.

Millard Lumber Inc.


Job title:
Truss & Wall Designer

Job level:

Job description:
Who are we? We are More Than Lumber. Millard Lumber. Our business provide basic building materials and continually add product lines and services that provide quality and efficiency to both professional and homeowners.

More Than Lumber. Opportunity. We are looking for the right team player. Do you enjoy providing high customer service, delivering high quality products while working in a fast-paced environment?

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The Truss & Wall Designer creates complete design work suitable for production and jobsite completion. Uses architectural drawings, structural drawings, and specifications from architects to create the framing layouts and component drawings. Communicates with both internal and external customers in ensuring all critical information is correctly incorporated in the component designs and layouts.

Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Create wall panel, floor and roof truss layouts using engineering and design software (MiTek).
Operate computer-aided drafting (CAD) equipment, conventional drafting station, or equivalent design software to produce designs, working drawings, charts, forms and records.
Analyze building codes, by-laws, space and site requirements, and other technical documents and reports to determine their effect on component designs made.
Confer with engineering, production, sales departments, and customers to establish and evaluate design concepts for manufactured products.
Modify and refine designs to conform to customer specifications, production limitations or building plan modifications.
Direct and coordinate the fabrication of components and the drafting of working drawings and specification sheets.
Obtain and assemble data to complete component designs, visiting job sites to compile measurements as necessary.
Review rough sketches, drawings, specifications, and other engineering data received from structural engineers to ensure that they conform to design concepts.
Represent Millard Lumber on construction site, ensuring builder compliance with design specifications and advising on design corrections.
Develop component documents for work orders.
Interact with and advise sales staff on technical aspects of inquiries and consults with engineering staff when more in-depth analysis is required.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as required and assigned.


High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience required.
Minimum of one (1) year in component design experience or equivalent preferred
MiTek SAPPHIRE component software experience preferred
CAD/Revit experience helpful
Wood Construction and framing background is preferred
Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel

Other Requirements

Must pass pre-employment drug screen
Maintenance of regular attendance
Meet the specific credentials laid out for the Senior Component Designer

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of basic math and measurement skills.
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Strong Organizational and Time Management
Detail Oriented and Strong leadership
Excellent Verbal and Written Communication
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
Add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly
Read and understand blueprints and architectural drawings
Ability to execute plans/projects through others
Work independently while managing various tasks and prioritizing work responsibilities to meet deadlines.
Can identify and qualify customer requirements for specific projects.
Willing to obtain other training if deemed necessary in performance of responsibilities and continuing education

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Normal office conditions apply. Employee must have clear, close vision for reading and computer work. Must be able to sit, stand, walk, balance, stoop, grasp, talk, hear and operate computer keyboard. Job may require reaching at or above shoulder level and below waist. Will occasionally lift/push/pull up to 25 pounds.
At times, jobsite or warehouse visits may be required, subject to temperature variations, hazardous chemicals, mechanical parts, increased noise levels and dust
Waverly Location: 11200 N 148th Street Waverly, NE 68462

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Posted on:
May 9, 2022