drafter/estimator, Georgetown

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georgetown, ontario
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Our client, a national building materials distributor, has partnered with Randstad Engineering in their search for Drafter/Estimators to join their teams in Acton, Ontario and Langley, BC!

As part of the National Design team, the Designer/Estimator prepares take-off designs of engineered floor systems and exterior siding estimates for our customers. Products include beams, joists, columns, connectors, adhesives, rim boards, and sheathing.

Specific responsibilities would include:
• Prepares professional floor design drawings, quotes, and material lists using proprietary design software.
• Consults with roof truss plants, lumber dealers, architects, engineers or builders regarding project plans and design issues or specifications as required.
• Maintains project files with pertinent information and maintain/update the design departments job tracking system as needed
• Sizes individual structural members using our proprietary software or using product design tables.
• Specify all necessary supplied hardware, and provide technical support to internal staff and/or external customers.
• Provide exterior siding estimation for various siding product lines.
• Provide sales and customer support when necessary.

As a qualified candidate, you meet the following requirements:
• 2-3 years’ of experience with design work and blueprint knowledge with wood products
• Civil or Architectural post secondary education
• Ability to read and interpret architectural and structural blueprints.
• Knowledge of building materials, engineered wood products, and building codes
• Already a user of CAD software and capable of learning new proprietary CAD software applications
• Estimating experience preferred
• Ability to calculate tributary load, concentrated loads, and load transfer through a building
• Ability to resolve design problems and ability to be creative in finding solutions by communicating directly with sales, vendors and customers

If you are interested in this opportunity, apply today! Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Randstad Professionals Canada
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