Junior Truss Designer

Title: Junior Truss Designer
Reports To: Truss Designing Group Leader
Department: Truss Design Department
Salary: Based on Experience
Benefit: Dental care, vision care, extended health care, life insurance, disability insurance, RRSP contribution, vacation days, company events, casual dress
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., occasional over-time is required to meet deadlines
Availability: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: Immediately


Job Overview:

Working in an energetic; fast paced environment, your main focus will be creating layouts for roofs and for residential or commercial buildings using digital drawings and 3-D drafting software, with a high level of accuracy.


Responsibilities and Duties:
•    Developing truss layout designs using MiTek SAPPHIRE software.
•    Communicating and working with the Floor Design Department and Engineers when necessary for specific design requirements.
•    Interpret construction plans, building supplies plans and information, apply these files for quotes and production.
•    Performs other duties as required.


Requirements and Qualifications:
•    Graduate from an architectural, civil or construction engineering technology program (mechanical engineering graduates not accepted).
•    3 years of work experience in the engineering and truss industry is preferred but not required.
•    MiTek SAPPHIRE software experience is an asset.
•    Knowledge of Ontario Building Code is required.
•    Understanding of Truss Plant Institute of Canada is an asset.
•    Extremely detail oriented.
•    Functional math and computer skills.
•    Exceptional organizational and time-management skills.
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
•    Excellent professional work ethic
•    Must have a positive attitude and be a team player to support the team with demands and deadlines.
•    Have a creative mindset and be able to think outside of the box.