Product Designer

Company Intro:

A roof truss manufacturer with 10 employees and in operation since 1996 has an immediate opening for product designer.

Number of Employees:


Salary Range & Benefits:

$20/hour to $25/hour depending on experience


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

  • Determine design specification based on blueprints and structural design needs;

  • Communicate with sales staff and customers on any technical aspects of plans which require clarification;

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

  • Consistently deliver high quality, cost effective designs to both our internal and external customers by leading and directing efforts to value engineering roof and floor systems;

  • Optimizing designs for the greatest effectiveness and ensuring minimal waste;

  • Review project design and drive accurate releases to production and logistics.


  • Completion of a diploma program in construction design or equivalent

  • Expert blueprint reading skills (architecture, structural and mechanical);

  • Experience and knowledge of construction process

  • Ability to provide technical direction for the development of placement plans and quality control procedures

  • Superior knowledge of design computer software (Mitek, Alpine, AutoCAD)

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Word and Excel;

  • Ability to set realistic objectives;

  • Ability to learn, adopt, and apply new technologies, practices and solutions in an effective manner;

  • Ability to acquire and retain knowledge and understanding through study, instruction, and/or experience;

  • Ability to demonstrate effective interpersonal and leadership skills;

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

  • Experience with growing companies supporting builders, construction, or multi-site manufacturing organizations would be an asset.