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Are you ready for an exciting career in the construction engineering field? We are looking for dynamic and motivated individuals to join the Tarpin team. We offer a terrific opportunity of stable employment; as well as the flexibility to achieve your personal and career goals with exceptional remuneration and benefits package. Come join us in our hard-working family atmosphere!

This position reports to the Design Manager and is responsible for finalizing truss plans, preparing truss layouts, truss design drawings, and truss quotes. The Truss designer will also develop in floor designs and lumber take-offs. The Truss Designer will also assist in viewing design work (when required), feasibility analysis of construction plans relative to truss-related matters, and other design duties as required.

Please note: There is an option for a Hybrid role (3 days in office, 2 WFH)

Tarpin Offers
• Competitive wages
• Company paid benefits
• Paid training
• Set schedule: Monday to Friday
•... Monthly staff luncheons
• On-site parking
• Employee store discount
• Wellness program
• Health allowance
• Casual dress
• Company events for all

Job Duties
• Produce floor layouts, truss plans, and truss designs using Mitek Software
• Produce truss quotes using your ability to read and understand blueprints, deciphering customer requirements for specific projects.
• Square foot truss quoting customs.
• Complete lumber takeoffs using Planswift.
• Floor designs
• Review orders, layouts, and data files to ensure accuracy prior to production.
• Review other designer’s work as part of a check system to reduce design errors prior to production.
• Communicate with sales staff and customers on technical aspects of plans which require clarification.
• Training new designers when required
• Project lead on large customer orders
• EMH input as needed. (If this designation applies to you)
• Respond to emails and other communications as needed.
• Complete Truss Books per schedule
• Conduct Buddy Reviews per schedule
• Support overflow of existing staff
• Participates in team meetings to help resolve project issues such as coordination, scheduling, and technical concerns
• Communicate with sales staff and customers on technical aspects of plans which require clarification
• Assist in training and development of other designers as required
• Keep track of projects and provide related matrix data
• Complete any training that is assigned
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills
• Post-secondary education or technical training courses in Architecture, Engineering, or Drafting
• Must complete MiTek University upon hiring
• Strong attention to detail
• Highly motivated, results-oriented, driven, with a willingness to learn
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Service oriented; build relationships with customers, and internal/external parties demonstrating tack and diplomacy
• Work closely with Sales team
• Ability to prepare/complete lumber take offs using Planswift (an asset)

• Truss Design and customer service experience 4+ years
• Experience reading blueprints
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Experienced working in a fast-paced open office environment
• Knowledge of and worked with Ontario Building Code Park 4 and 9

Wage determined on experience.

Tarpin Lumber Inc is committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where everyone feels respected and valued. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Applications are encouraged from those who reflect the diversity of our community.

Tarpin Lumber is committed to being non-discriminatory and providing equal and barrier free selection and appointment processes to work environments. If contacted in relation to this position, please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: $60,000.00-$70,000.00 per year

• Casual dress
• Company events
• Dental care
• Life insurance
• On-site parking
• Paid time off
• Store discount
• Vision care
• Wellness program

• Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person
Innisfil ON


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