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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

Universal Forest Products Chesapeake, VA

Company
Universal Forest Products
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5000131555206
AJE Ref #
575960007
Location
Chesapeake, VA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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* Minimum of three years of single family and / or light commercial truss design experience utilizing the Mitek truss design software.

* Demonstrate the ability to read and understand blueprints.

* Demonstrate mathematical skills required to calculate concentrated and uniform loads.

* Working knowledge of floor and roof systems and the ability to spec out beams and hangers.

* Good analytical and problem solving skills.

* Demonstrate the ability to work independently managing multiple tasks, setting priorities and meeting deadlines.

* Ability to sit at a desk for up to ten hours.

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

* Good people skills with strong customer service attitude and proper phone etiquette.





JOB DESCRIPTION:





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Prepare bids, layouts and engineered profiles using Mitek and LP software.

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Work with sales force to ensure that customers' requirements are met.

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Design other components as directed by management.

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Maintain a good working relationship with fellow employees.

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Assist in training and development of other designers (as required).

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Perform other work related duties as assigned.

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Work closely with retail clients, builders, framers and developers to answer design questions and offer design solutions.

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Grow and maintain strong customer relationships.

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Place orders within our productions system

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Additional Benefits

Employee Stock Purchase Plan