Senior Truss & Posi Joist Designer

February 22, 2024

Senior Truss & Posi Joist Designer

Job description

Currently we are looking for experienced Senior Truss & Posi Joist Designer.

Job Description:

The Senior Truss & Posi Joist Designer will be responsible for the design of Posi Joists and Trusses in accordance with Irish building regulations.

He/She will primarily:

  • Be experienced in designing complex Trusses and Posi Joists.
  • Have the skills and ability to deliver customer focused timber engineering solutions and build strong and lasting relationships with our clients.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in our design software and ensure we are using it to its full potential.
  • Be responsible for detailed designs for a 3-4 million euro annual pipeline of Trusses & Posi Joists production.
  • Understand the commercial cost of design and the importance of value engineering solutions for manufacture.
  • Take on a training/coaching role to develop our junior designers to improve their design skills and competencies.

 

Further details of the role are as follows:

  • Familiar with detailed complex designs, cost estimation, quotations, and the sales process.
  • Able to build close working relationships with key clients and internal stakeholders ensuring a customer focused and flexible service delivery.
  • Experienced with Mitek and WoodEngine design platforms and can introduce improvements in how we use these systems.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCad or equivalent design software.
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Suite.
  • Able to adapt to new software packages or BETA releases as the business requires.
  • Able to work as part of a team but also can work on your own initiative.
  • Able to converse confidently with customers and architects to understand their needs and be adaptable during the design stage.
  • Be able to optimise design to drive efficient and lean manufacturing.
  • Be a Team player – adapt and work as part of an established design office.
  • Expert knowledge of current building regulations especially Part B and IS440.
  • Understand steel component parts and the detailed fabrication drawings for any steel requirements which need to be incorporated into the timber frame design.
  • Work to deadlines and meet design targets monthly.

Other:

  • The Successful candidate will work closely with our Sales & Design Team leadership to deliver best-in-class design, and meet business targets.
  • They are expected to be an ambassador through exceptional performance, positive values and behaviors, clear communications, and collaborative team development.
  • As we are a dynamic and innovative business, the role may require other duties that may come up that are not covered in this Job Description but are required to meet the needs of the business.
  • Hybrid Work Solution available for the right candidate with five days a month in the office.
  • Reference Checks required.

If you think you are the right person for this job, please contact Agnieszka Zadrożniak at agnieszkazadrozniak@cfw.pl.

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