Engineering Truss/Panel Designer

Job Title:
Engineering Truss/Panel Designer
Job Code:
Monaghan, Ireland, or Ripon, Calif., USA
Full-time, Regular
Job Description:
The Engineering Truss/Panel Designer is responsible for preparing manufacturing drawings, CNC information and site installation instructions for our U.S.-based manufacturing facility. The successful candidate will demonstrate a good working knowledge of construction principles, have good attention to detail and take initiative while working effectively as part of a team.
  • Prepare manufacture and delivery documentation in a timely manner using proprietary truss and panel design software to applicable codes and standards.
  • Problem solving of construction issues identified during the design and engineering process.
  • Liaise with various customer representatives to ensure correct engineering of details in line with customer and company requirements.
  • Provide support to manufacturing personnel in order to ensure projects are manufactured in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Prepare detailed drawings and documentation to enable the correct and efficient construction of projects on site and in compliance with relevant codes and regulations.
  • Provide support to customer and Entekra site personnel during the construction process.
  • Assist the Design and Engineering Manager, as required.
  • Maintain a system of management and ensure deadlines are met.
  • A degree or equivalent professional/technical qualification plus two years of relevant experience; or a BTEC Higher Certificate/Diploma or equivalent qualification plus three years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in the use of proprietary truss or panel design software.
  • Experience in the use of Autodesk ACAD software.
  • Excellent ability to understand and interpret construction drawings.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of wood frame construction desirable.