Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
7/16/2019
Job Category:
Design
Design Trainee/Intern
(This job is no longer available)
Trussway Ltd | Houston, TX
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Job Description

SUMMARY: Optimizes and generates clear, complete, and accurate truss design shop drawings.

POSITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Investigates preliminary information and data necessary to generate truss designs
* Designs structurally sound truss designs that conform to Engineering principles.
* Reviews and optimizes designs for most efficient use of materials, equipment, and manpower.
* Utilizes knowledge of various computer software, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials, and other physical sciences to complete drawings.
* Ability to read and understand truss layouts to verify truss profiles and review truss to truss loading.
* Report changes that affect the layout back to the layout designer including but not limited to ply changes, reduced spacing, profile changes, or any other changes that have a direct effect on the layout of the trusses.
* Communicate to department manager issues that need to be addressed within the department.
* Performs other job-related duties or special projects as assigned.

COMPETENCIES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

* The ability to notice, interpret, and anticipate others' concerns and feelings and to communicate with them.
* Expand proficiency of various truss designs by applying new guidelines learned periodically.
* Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and 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.
* Attention to detail.

DIRECT REPORTS

None

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

* Individuals currently enrolled and attending an accredited college or university, in courses such as CAD - Computer Aided Drafting or Engineering Design.
* Recent graduates of an accredited college or university, with Architectural Drafting focus, utilizing 3-D Drafting and structural building concepts.
* Associates degree or equivalent from two year college or technical school; or two (2) to four (4) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* TTT Level I Certification and previous design experience in the truss industry preferred or enter through Trussway Design Training Program.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

* Ability to read, analyze and interpret general mechanical and technical procedures or government regulations in English.
* Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from internal and external customers whose first language is English.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

* The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
* While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, type and use mouse; reach with hands and arms; and talk and/or hear. The team member is required to sit for extended periods of time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

* The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
* Monday-Friday

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

* This position does not require travel on a regular basis.

TIMEFRAME

Applications will be accepted until August 16th, 2019. Interviews will be held between August 19th through September 6th, 2019. The training courses are schedule to start the beginning of October 2019.

Trussway provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status.