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Builders FirstSource Design Technician Trainee Engineering in Valley Center, Kansas

Design Technician Trainee Engineering

Valley Center KS Components - 2601 W 77th Street N (67147), 2601 W 77th Street N, Valley Center, Kansas, United States of AmericaReq #17324

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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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