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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 11/24/2016

Universal Forest Products San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, TX
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED



* Minimum High School Graduate. Preferred bachelor degree in related discipline or equivalent

* Minimum 2-5 years of experience in related field/responsibilities

* Working knowledge and experience using Mitek design software is preferred

* Working knowledge of wall panel, floor and roof systems and the ability to spec out beams and hangers

Skills and Abilities:

* Proficiency use of the English language in reading, writing, and speaking

* Ability to read and understand Architectural and Structural plans

* Ability to understand and interpret building codes

* Strong math skills

* Strong problem solving skills

* Ability to manage own time to meet deadlines

* Ability work well under pressure

* Must be very detail oriented and strive for perfection

* Team work oriented

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

* Ability to sit at a desk for prolonged periods of time, and work hours mandated by management

* Ability to pass a drug test

* Position is based out of San Antonio, Texas; however an experienced designer can work remotely.


* Self-managing; works well under little supervision

* Highly motivated and enthusiastic

* Good interpersonal skills and good communicator

* Be a team player and support the Company's goals

* Conducts in a professional manner

* Design metal plate connected wood trusses and/or Wall Panels utilizing Mitek software

* Prepares bids, layouts and engineered profiles utilizing Mitek software

* Optimize designs for maximum efficiency

* Review orders, layouts and data files for accuracy

* Assist sales and production with design service and troubleshooting

* Performs other duties as required

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Additional Benefits

Employee Stock Purchase Plan