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Senior Designer Truss/Joist

Senior Designer Truss/Joist

FPC of Troy

FPC of Troy

Our client a growing, thriving, industry leader in the manufacturing of building products seeks a Senior Designer to lead their location about 45 min SE of Indianapolis.


The Senior Designer will help with the start-up of a new location and will play a critical role in developing, establishing operating procedures, ensuring training occurs for a new team, and support all around.


The team manufactures site-built construction components like roof and floor trusses, EWP floor and beam systems with the goal of a wall panels in the future.


The Senior Designer reports to a Design Manager and works with all areas of manufacturing.


Key personality traits include:


  • Humble is the #1 requirement
  • Hungry - driven to succeed, not fall into the status quo, and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Smart – EQ is powerful and a key part of the culture
  • Manufacturing site brand new equipment - start up
  • anticipation, communication, creativity, partnerships and understanding


45 min SE of Indianapolis



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Great people/leadership skills a must!
  • Presentation Skills
  • The Senior Designer will perform Truss and Wall Panel layouts and designs, while assisting with the sales of Wall Panels, Floor/Roof Trusses, and Engineered Wood Products.
  • MITEK or other similar design software knowledge is a plus.
  • It will require working collaboratively with other departments at the facility and at Home Office including Production, Engineering, Customer Care, and Sales as well as working with Suppliers.
  • Our Designers must be able to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Ensures drawings are produced accurately and timely based off blueprints provided by customers.
  • Responsible for the accurate takeoff of loose lumber and EWP floor systems.
  • Requires the knowledge of commonly used framing concepts and practices within the construction industry. 


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Designing Wall/Floor & Roof systems
  • Load calculations for beam sizing
  • Troubleshoot onsite expansion projects.
  • Optimize trusses for production
  •  Finalize truss systems for production


Required Skills

  • Experience with MiTek or related design software 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products
  • Experience with TJI and Floor/Roof Truss and Wall Panel Design
  • Experience with EWP Design and Load calculation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
  • Excellent Math skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints
  • Attention to detail, takes pride in quality of work/ can multi-task
  • Efficient and able to complete assignments within a given deadline
  • Knowledge of standard construction practices, codes, and carpentry
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


Professional Qualifications

  • Five + (5) years of experience or combination of education & experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to get along with diverse personalities.
  • Previous construction experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in manufactured housing is greatly desired
  • Experience in high-speed manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to adapt quickly and make sound decisions in a changing, fast-paced environment




To learn more or to apply, please directly email Debbie Hunter ( with your cover note and attach a resume in Microsoft Word or as a PDF.



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