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Design Technician Trainee Engineering

Company: Builders Firstsource, Inc.
Location: Valley Center
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Associate in this position is actively developing the skills and competencies required for the Component Technician/Truss Designer job function. The trainee is expected to complete all phases of the required 16-week intensive training program which consists of online training, classroom training, and hands-on experience.

  • Under the supervision of a design manager, completes all phases of the Truss Designer training program.
  • In partnership with more senior designers, prepares basic roof and/or floor truss designs by reading and interpreting blueprints and conferring with sales and/or customers regarding general details of the job requirement.
  • Computes plan dimensions and enters design parameters and layouts per plan into specialized designing software.
  • Review plans with experienced designers to ensure they are accurate and conform to standards.
  • Produce truss placement layouts for final construction.
  • Provide job site support, with the aid of sales associates or senior designers, when requested.
  • Learn pricing methods and draft bid proposals.
  • Prepare for and take a series of tests required for certification.
  • Upon completion of the 16-week training, DIT is expected to be able to design an accurate, simple one-story structure.

Associates degree in a directly related field or equivalent field experience in Construction or Design shops. Prior shop experience and/or construction knowledge strongly preferred. Framing experience is a plus.

Builders FirstSource is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran or status as an individual with a disability.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Builders FirstSource, please call (214) 765-3990 or email: ADA.Accommodation@bldr.com. Please do not send resumes to this email address - it is intended only to be used to request an accommodation in submitting an application for a job opening.


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Keywords: Builders Firstsource, Inc., Wichita , Design Technician Trainee Engineering, Other , Valley Center, Kansas

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