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Truss Designers & Wood Structure Designers - Ottawa, Canada

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Truss Designers & Wood Structure Designers

TekSource Canada is seeking a Truss Designers & Wood Structure Designers for a local Ottawa company.

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Residency: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Start date: ASAP
Job Type: Term

Position Title: Truss Designer &
Designer - Wood Structure Products

Truss Designer:

Basic Function:
The Truss Designer is responsible for the development of roof truss system designs for the truss shop

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develop roof truss layouts from architectural drawings supplied by the customer.
• Prepare pre-engineered roof truss designs from the profiles provided from the roof truss layouts according to regional snow loads, local construction practices and national building codes.
• Interpret architectural plans and assess structural and architectural deficiencies.
• Analyze structural requirements for posts and beams due to truss bearing points and distributed loads and develop the appropriate beam and post designs.
• Interact with clients for design assistance and plan interpretation, advising clients of building code and framing requirements.
• Resolve issues with incorrect roof systems, whether from the design department or from the customer, by developing alternate ways of erecting the structure (new trusses, repair details, modified erection procedures).
• Identify areas of concern for framers, such as varying wall heights and other details that would be prone to error.
• Develop repair details as required under the supervision of the resident engineer.
• Specify required details such as truss hanger type, bolting and nailing patterns.
• Enter truss designs in to the MITEK MBA system to generate costing and manufacturing information.
• Interface with the Truss Shop, clients and Sales Department throughout the process, addressing and resolving issues as they may arise.
• Verification of colleagues’ designs.
• Assist other Truss Designers with questions or problems as required
• Operate proprietary CAD software for layout design and truss analysis.
• Maintain accurate customer files
• Integration of management database software into workflow of truss design department and other business units.
• Analysis of performance requirements for database system for quote and order process flow.
• Programming of server query language statements for custom report creation.
• Provide technical assistance in areas related to CAD system usage.
• Prepare and deliver corporate presentations of management software based on expected use-models and functional requirements.
• Other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Education and Experience:

• Community College diploma in Architectural or Building Design
• A minimum of 3 years of work related experience in either truss, wall, or floor design
• Strong communication skills.
• Ability to read and interpret building plans
• Experienced in MiTek, Auto Cad, Windows 98 and XP, MS Word, Excel and Outlook
• Experience in the Construction industry would be an asset


Designer - Wood Structure Products

TekSource Canada is seeking a Designer – Wood Structure Products for a local Ottawa company.

Location: Ottawa
Start date: ASAP
Job Type: Term

We are looking for Designers with a great attitude to join our growing team. We offer a terrific opportunity and the flexibility to achieve your personal and career goals with a competitive remuneration and benefits package

The successful candidate will possess:

- Strong knowledge of and hands on experience using MITEK E-Frame design software. Experience with MITEK version 7.25 would be an asset.
- A minimum of 3 years of work related experience in either truss, wall or floor design. Experience in all areas of truss, wall or floor design would be an asset.
- Strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast paced environment
- Excellent professional work ethics
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Verifiable professional references


If you are currently looking for new opportunities and you have required skills, please send your resume to

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About inGenius People:

inGenius People is a member of the TekSource Canada group of companies.

TekSource Canada, a leader in staffing, recruiting, HR, and payroll services. With locations in Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal we are a fast growing company with an aggressive plan to be a world class leading company.

TekSource provides services to varied sectors ranging from IT & Technology, Management & Executive, Financial & Legal, HR, Engineering and Construction across North America. We are experts in providing HR solutions in a professional and timely manner, and we provide our clients with service guarantees of pre-screened and qualified candidates to help achieve their goals.

We recognize that no two clients are the same, we take the time to understand their business objectives, cultural and individual needs.

We analyze the requirements, recruit the most qualified candidates and develop a unique Individual Reliable Resource Integration (IRRI) Solution that benefits everyone.

TekSource prides itself on building long-term relationships through respect, professionalism, and honesty.

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