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Carter Lumber Remote Multi-Family Truss Designer in Witchita, Kansas

Remote Multi-Family Truss Designer

  • Witchita, KS

  • Full Time

  • Estimating/Designer

  • Experienced

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Carter Lumber is looking for a Truss Designer who would be responsible for designing plans for multi-family trussing products. Ensures drawings are produced accurately and timely based off of blueprints provided by customers. Requires the knowledge of commonly used concepts and practices within the construction industry. A strong belief in the mission and goals of the company are necessary to this position.

Requirements to be Considered for this Position:

  • MiTek/SE experience is a must

  • At least 2 years of experience designing trusses for multi-family projects

  • Knowledgeable in the basic aspects of construction

  • Previous experience using truss design software

  • High level of knowledge in the application of the products being designed

  • Competency in basic mathematics, geometry and trigonometry

  • Knowledgeable in reading architectural and structural plans

  • Ability to analyze, trouble shoot and problem solve

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

Responsibilities of the Position:


  • Creates design illustrations based from blueprints to produce working drawings for fabrication.

  • Completes and finalizes designs for production and assembly.

  • Evaluates designs to ensure that design standards are being met.

Analyzes and Troubleshoots:

  • Reviews and analyzes specifications, blueprints, engineered drawings and related designs to determine factors affecting design of the wall, truss and engineered wood components.


  • Communicates with production teams, customers and Store Managers to ensure designs are accurate throughout the process. Assists stores in responding to questions/concerns from customers.

Benefits Provided (full-time employees):

  • Medical Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employer-matching 401(k) Plan