Do you like computers? Are you always doodling M. C. Escher sketches? Do you dream about triangles at night? Ever wonder if you could get paid for doing what you do in Minecraft?Then keep reading!
Dunkirk Supply is a building materials supply company with two retail locations and a manufacturing location. Our mission is, “We supply structure. We will rise above the chaos in our industry and deliver the awesomeness our customers crave.” Awesomeness in our truss manufacturing plant starts with good design. We are seeking a Component Designer Trainee to design truss and other CAD projects out of our Owings office. This position is key to completing our mission.
The Component Designer Trainee is training to become one of our top notch, professional designers. You will learn to:
Design roof trusses using engineering software ensuring designs are accurate.
Read architectural prints to create roof truss placement layouts.
Perform job takeoffs and prepare estimates.
Effectively communicate with architects, engineers, sales, customers and other team members.
Some of the duties include:
Designing roof trusses/floor trusses specific to each job.
Design I-Joist floor systems and layouts specific to each job.
Sitting with customers in a face to face environment and pull the vision they have for a project out of their head and put it into a design everybody can understand.
Redesign and revise all of the above as the customer requirements change.
Make our customers brag about our awesomeness.
Reduce chaos everywhere you see it.
Successful performance in this position will primarily be speed and accuracy of design work. Your success will also be measured by improving the work processes. We need you to make us better! This position is not for the faint of heart.
Character that matches our culture is more important than job skills. We are looking for a positive attitude, reliability, professionalism, initiative, respect, integrity, and an attitude of gratitude.
Excellent computer and communication tool experience.
Ability to produce quality information with speed and accuracy.
Good math skills and abilities, solid understanding of basic geometry and trigonometry.
Good visualization of three dimensional space.
Well organized and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to communicate with supervisors and other employees.
Ability to work independently.
Maintains regular and predictable attendance.
AutoCAD/design software experience
Understanding of architectural and structural designs