Designer

Atlas Engineered Products - Merrickville, ON (5 months ago)

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Merrickville, ON

Atlas Engineered Products (AEP) is one of the fastest growing, publicly traded, supplier of trusses, windows, doors and engineered products in Canada. With manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the country, AEP has expert design and engineering teams, multiple-shift state-of-the-art manufacturing operations, and large inventories of engineered beam and flooring components. We are currently made up of the following group of companies: Atlas Building Components, Coastal Windows & Doors, South Central Building Systems, Clinton Building Components, Pacer Building Components and Satellite Building Components.

AEP is currently looking for a full-time, permanent, Designer to support operations in Merrickville, Ontario. Reporting to the Operations Manager, our ideal candidate will be flexible, adaptable, detail-oriented and motivated, with a focus on providing a high degree of external and internal customer service as we grow our team and business!

Our Designer will be accountable for producing floor and roof truss plans, layouts, truss design drawings, and truss quotes and be based out of Merrickville, ON. Duties include, but are not limited to, determining design specifications based on blueprints, structural designs needs, and client requests, communicating with sales and production staff, and designing plans that equally balance effectiveness and minimal waste.

DESIGNER ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Produce floor and roof truss plans, layouts, truss design drawings, and truss quotes using your ability to understand blueprints and customer requirements for specific projects;
Determine design specification based on blueprints and structural design needs;
Communicate with sales staff and customers on any technical aspects of plans which require clarification;
Consult with more experienced colleagues and management when more in-depth analysis is required;
Consistently deliver high quality, cost effective designs to both our internal and external customers by leading and directing efforts to value engineering roof and floor systems;
Optimizing designs for the greatest effectiveness and ensuring minimal waste;
Review project design and drive accurate releases to production and logistics.

QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent;
Expert blueprint reading skills (architecture, structural and mechanical);
Experience and knowledge of rough framing and the construction process;
Command of local and national building codes, structural analysis, and structural engineering;
Ability to communicate and enforce adherence to local and national building codes and structural engineering;
Expertise in the application of building components and connections of floor and roof systems, the application of floor (I-Joist and LVL), roof and floor (truss) systems and tall walls and other Engineered Wood Products;
Expert skills to design floor and roof trusses, I-Joist, LVL and beams;
Ability to provide technical direction for the development of placement plans and quality control procedures
Familiarity with product costing;
Superior knowledge of design computer software (Mitek and Alpine);
Strong Microsoft Office skills including Word and Excel;
Ability to set realistic objectives;
Ability to learn, adopt, and apply new technologies, practices and solutions in an effective manner;
Ability to acquire and retain knowledge and understanding through study, instruction, and/or experience;
Ability to demonstrate effective interpersonal and leadership skills;
Strong problem solving skills to resolve incomplete, ambiguous project requirements, errors or omissions within blueprints;
Fluency in English in written, reading, and oral communication (speed, accuracy, and proper expression);
Strong written and verbal communication skills needed to work effectively with other staff and suppliers;
Experience with growing companies supporting builders, construction, or multi-site manufacturing organizations would be an asset.

Please note: While we appreciate the time and effort put into all applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to move forward in the selection process. At this time we are only able to consider applicants who are Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents.