Truss/Floor Designer

Location: Edmonton and Saskatoon Regions

Term of Employment: Permanent, Fulltime

Salary: Commensurate with candidate's skills and experience

Reporting to the Design Manager, this role will prepare truss/floor layouts and designs for various projects and assist in the review of design work and feasibility analysis of construction plans relative to truss/floor related matters.


Determine design specification based on blueprints and structural design needs.

Produce floor and roof truss plans, layouts, truss design drawings and truss quotes using your ability to understand blueprints and customer requirements for specific projects.

Communicate with sales staff and customers on technical aspects of plans which require clarification.

Consult with more experienced colleagues and management when more in-depth analysis is required.

Consistently delivery of high quality, cost effective designs to both our internal and external customers.

Record and expedite repairs or corrections as noted and follow up an implement corrective actions.

Review other designer's work as part of a check system to reduce design errors prior to submitting paperwork to manufacturing.

Requirements & Qualifications

Minimum 3-5 years of design experience within the construction industry.

Expert blueprint (architecture, structural and mechanical) reading skills.

Comprehensive knowledge of rough framing and the construction process.

Command of local and national building codes, structural analysis and structural engineering, communicate and enforce adherence.

Advanced knowledge in the application of building components and connections of floor and roof systems, and in the application of floor (I-joist and LVL), roof and floor (truss) systems and tall walls.

Advanced skills to design floor and roof trusses, I-joist, LVL and beams.

Superior knowledge of computer software, i.e.; MS Excel, Outlook and Word, MiTek and Istruct.

Strong problem solving skills to resolve incomplete, ambiguous project requirements, errors or omissions within blueprints.

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