Structural Engineer Design Manager

This company is a  leader in building material supplies and a top supplier to professional contractors. They sell only premium-quality building products in areas such as framing lumber, trusses, wall panels, floor systems, exterior decking, windows, doors, mouldings, stairparts, cabinetry, etc.

The Design Manager is responsible for the accurate design of roof/floor trusses and walls components for single family, multi-family and commercial projects.

He/she works under the general direction of the plant manager and is highly motivated with exceptional design skills, managerial abilities and an absolute "pride for excellence."

Start Date - Immediately
Employment Term and Type - Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits - Salary / Negotiable
Required Education - Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience - 2 to 5 years

Job Summary

Design Manager - Truss & Wall Panel Components


Designs metal plate connected wood roof/floor trusses and wall panels utilizing MiTek Sapphire software

Optimizes designs for maximum efficiency

Provides layouts and performs engineering using ability to understand blueprints and requirements for projects.

Reviews orders, layouts and data files for accuracy.

Resolves architectural and structural design conflicts; understands loading conditions.

Ensures economical/proper use of materials per current inventory levels and material costs.

Monitors departmental output to ensure efficient resource utilization and initiates corrective action as required.

Demonstrates a strong knowledge of factory equipment to produce highly cost effective and production friendly designs.

Staffs, trains, develops and coaches design team, evaluates performance and initiates corrective action as required

Co-ordinates/assists with sales, estimating, production, engineering and architects to achieve customer schedules and cost objectives.

Performs job site inspections and resolves customer service issues

Performs other dues as required


Bachelor degree in related discipline or equivalent experience is required
Minimum 2 - 5 years of experience in related field/responsibilities

Working knowledge and experience using MiTek (or similar) software

Working knowledge of floor, roof and wall panel systems; ability to spec out beams and hangars

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook

Skills and Abilities
Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, wring and speaking

Ability to read and understand blue prints

Ability to "Get the job done" regardless of industry, customer or organizational hurdles

Strong math skills

Proficiency in the use of MiTek and other design related software.

Ability to successfully interact with all organizational levels and the public

Ability to communicate effectively with others, including customers, peers, and management

Ability to multitask and manage several activities and projects at once
Ability to organize and prioritize work, prepare plans, meet deadlines, goals and budgets.

Ability to sit at a desk for prolonged periods of time, be mobile in the work environment, and work hours mandated by management

Ability to pass a drug test


Highly ethical, professional, motivated and enthusiastic

Self-managing; works well under little supervision

Strong interpersonal skills and strong communicator

A team player who supports company goals

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