Kamloops Truss LTD. is a leading manufacturer of Engineered Wood Products in the Interior of BC. We are always looking for enthusiastic individuals who are experienced in the truss building industry. If you have truss building experience, knowledge or a keen interest in the manufacturing industry we would like to hear from you. Applicants should be familiar with the use of construction tools and a manufacturing environment. Being physically fit and having a strong work ethic are considered essential. Applicants must be able to work as part of a team and under pressure to complete tasks with strict deadlines. We are committed to offering a competitive wage based on skills and experience. Extended health, dental, life insurance benefits and flexible shifts are available. If you are enthusiastic about the engineered wood industry and looking for full time employment, we encourage you to submit your resume complete with prior work references to 464 Chilcotin Rd, Kamloops, BC between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Truss Designer - Full time, Permanent
Start Date: Immediately
Full Time Position
We are looking for that personable someone who enjoys working with people and genuinely seeks to meet and exceed clients’ needs, and aside from truss design, this role includes a strong front-line customer service component. You understand that making changes and working with clients during the design phase is an integral part of the process.
We are a well-established Truss and Engineered Wood Products Manufacturer who has been operating for over 15 years in the Kamloops and surrounding area. Kamloops Truss Ltd. is a member of both the Canadian Home Builder’s Association and the Western Wood Truss Association. We have been consecutively recognized for exceptional quality performance for our design and manufacturing of engineered wood trusses.
We are an organization that cares a great deal about the wellbeing of our staff and the families of our employees, promoting a healthy work/life balance. Working with us means you will have an employer who has your back and offers an above average compensation package for the successful applicant.
The role - located in Kamloops, BC:
Working in a professional office setting
Using MiTek Sapphire software, provide quotes and designs of residential, commercial and farm structures
Interpret construction plans, translate to customer and suggest revisions as needed
Up-to-date knowledge of the current building code is essential
Produce shop ready cutting, layouts and engineering using the latest MiTek software
Occasional on-site meetings with clients to confirm measurements and design
Answering telephones and responding to voicemail messages in a timely manner
Communication with fellow designers and office management
Your skills and experience:
*MUST HAVE* Ability to interpret construction plans and translate into designs
*MUST HAVE* Experience and knowledge of wood trusses, floor systems & beams
*MUST HAVE* Knowledge of current building codes
A technical applied science diploma – or equivalent experience.
3 years minimum experience with MiTek software
MiTek Sapphire Structure experience
Capable of producing shop ready layouts and engineering
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines
Exceptional customer service and sales knowledge
Basic computer skills with a good understanding of Microsoft Outlook
Communication and organizational skills
A friendly personality and a positive attitude and willing to work as part of a sales/design team
Kamloops Truss LTD.
464 Chilcotin Road, Kamloops, BC, V2H 1G3
Toll Free: 1‑866‑774‑3330
Quote requests: firstname.lastname@example.org
Account Inquiries: email@example.com
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Ryan Lodermeier, Co-Owner, Operations & Logistics Manager
Cory Jamrich, Co-Owner, Sales and Design Manager
Jack Van Aert
To our valued Cariboo/Chilcotin clients, Sue Connaty has retired. Please contact any of our experienced Truss Designers