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Posted 2022-08-01
Signal Laborer
TCR Rail Systems
211 East Main St
Simpsonville, KY 40067
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Job Title: Truss and Panel Designer Location: 151 Breighton Circle, Shelbyville, KY Now Designing – Future Leaders! K-I Lumber and Building Materials, a Division of US LBM is Seeking a Senior Designer/Design Checker for our Shelbyville, KY location. We are looking for a Remote Design Coordinator to add to our team. We’re a people first company that’s passionate about continuous improvement. Are you looking to join a company that promotes from within? If you enjoy working hard in a fast-paced environment, then apply now to join! K-I Lumber is proud to have been of service to the building industry in Kentucky and Indiana for over 85 years. It is a testament to our dedication to quality products and services that have enabled us to become a mainstay in the lumber and building materials business. What you should know about working at K-I Lumber and Building Materials: • We are all about teamwork! All positions are hands-on, and we band together when necessary. • We support each other. We have local and corporate team members to help you along the way and partner on projects as appropriate. • We are a relaxed atmosphere; this is not a suit and tie environment. • We care about our communities. USLBM, our divisions and associates are committed to contributing to the communities where we live and work. • We work hard. We are a continuous improvement driven organization and we are focused on keeping organized and on task. • We’re built on safety. We provide a safe and healthy workplace for all our employees. Our employees go home in the same condition they came to work. How You Will Spend Your Days as a Senior Designer/Design Checker: • Responsible for and proficient in the creation of quotes and production design of multi-family, commercial, and residential wall panels, floor truss systems, and roof truss systems while adhering to local building codes during the design process. Use of MiTek software to create structural designs and technically accurate layouts to complete the customer’s order. • Proactively communicate with engineers, architects, contractors, framers, etc. to obtain information and for possible changes/ corrections. • Make modifications, as needed, to produce quotes and production drawings. • Check completed designs for plan conformance and shop efficiency. • Respond to customer inquiries and needs. Answer questions from shipping, shop, and design personnel about setting and building components. • Read and understand blueprints and detailed technical drawings while maintaining job related files and notes including project status and electronic filing for others to access and for future reference. • Assist in procedural changes and continuous improvement within the department. • Adhere to company policies, including attendance, work rules, confidentiality, safety, housekeeping, and use of company property. • Put forth effort to increase profitability in areas including, but not limited to, truss design accuracy and optimization, seeking additional payment for changes in scope, billing accuracy, mitigating responsibility and profit loss in credit or no charge situations. • At times, possibly responsible for training other designers and apprentice designers regarding design and proper methods. • Complete plan reviews and determine special notes to append contracts for the purpose of communication of information and clarification of quotes for sales team to communicate with customers. • Assist customers as required, providing accurate, timely and thorough customer service. • Attend training as required to maintain current knowledge of design and relevant aspects. • If designer is located “in house,” might perform job site inspections or field measurements. • Perform other duties as necessary. We want you to build your career with us! Can you check all of these boxes? Senior Designer/Design Checker Requirements: • Minimum education required— High school or GED, may require an AAS in civil, architectural, structural or design related field, prefer Bachelor’s degree. Applicable work experience may be substituted for education requirement. • Minimum experience required—5 years drafting/ design experience in a construction or building materials-related industry, preferably to include both residential and commercial wall panels, roof trusses, and floor trusses. • Potential candidate must be knowledgeable regarding component design and able to read and understand blueprints and detailed technical drawings. They must also be PC Literate with Microsoft Office products, proficient technical writing skills, excellent salesmanship and communication skills, use of MiTek design suite, AUTOCAD, Bluebeam Revu, ability to read technical drawings. • Physical demands include sitting for extended periods of time, standing and walking, bending or stooping, lifting up to 25 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally. Building Your Career With Benefits: • The Usual. Medical, Dental and Vision (starting the 1st of the month after 30 days) • The Good. 401(k) with company match • The Best. Paid Time Off and Closed Holidays. • Even Better. Employee Discounts and Company Cookouts. • How do we top that? We support your educational and career goals with our continuing educations programs, paid training and promoting from within. Build Your Future Today With K-I Lumber and Building Materials. K-I Lumber and Building Materials is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals. We are committed to being a welcoming workplace that includes partnering with individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. This helps us hold our mission of being the Employer of Choice while providing our employees with the ability to build their career. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veteran and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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