TRUSS DESIGNER

Job Description

Ro-Mac Lumber & Supply has an immediate opening for an experienced Truss Designer in Ocala. With over 250 employees Ro-Mac Lumber is one of Florida’s premier residential and commercial building material suppliers. A family owned company; we have been in business since 1945. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability, 401k, vacation and personal days.

DUTIES:

Optimize and generate clear, complete and accurate detailed layout drawings based on architectural and engineering plans for the fabrication of roof/floor trusses and components.

Prepare schematic diagrams and detailed shop drawings while conforming to project plans. Review and optimize designs for most efficient use of resources. Investigate preliminary information and data necessary to generate designs. Utilize knowledge of MiTek computer software, Cad, common engineering practices, mathematics, building materials, and other physical sciences to complete drawings. Interact with building designers about feasibility, possibilities, and problems that may preclude the completion of a truss package that adequately conveys the architects design. Interact 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. Provide backup assistance to builders by answering general questions and reconciling any problems in the condition of the delivered product. Perform other job-related duties or special projects as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general mechanical/technical procedures and
Knowledge of truss production, code requirements, load design requirements and government regulation.
Knowledge of equipment used in plant and how to produce efficient cutting.
Working knowledge of CAD programs, MiTek roof & floor truss design software and Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts (probability, 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.
Minimum of five (5) years truss design experience