Humres Technical Recruitment Limited

Roof Truss/Joist & Timber Frame Designer

Location: London

Type: Permanent

Salary: £20,000 to 34,999.95 Per Year

Posted on: 04/05/2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Roof Truss Designer to be a part of the design team at a well-established, family owned, timber engineering company.

Based from our client’s branch in the North East, the successful Designer will be estimating and designing roof trusses and engineered floor joists. The successful Designer will be required to review architectural plans to produce detailed, accurate drawings, designs and quotations. 

Reporting to the design office manager, you will be expected to liaise with architects, customers and other contractors to ensure a smooth delivery of the final product within tight timescales. Candidates with previous experience of Mitek’s Pamir software would be preferential, but any experience of roof truss/floor joist design software such as gangnail or wolf will also be considered. 

In addition to producing roof truss designs for manufacture using MiTek, the role will include close liaison with your customers, responding to technical queries, producing accurate quotations and designs. You will also have strong links with the production team to ensure they are provided with the relevant information for manufacturing. 

Roof Truss Designer Position Overview 

• Review architectural plans to produce detailed, accurate drawings, designs and quotations • Liaise with architects, customers and other contractors to ensure a smooth delivery of the final product within tight timescales • Communicating with the production team to ensure they are provided with the relevant information for manufacturing. • Other duties to be discussed at interview stage 

Roof Truss Designer Position Requirements 

• You have prior experience in designing roof trusses or joists • You are familiar with specialist design software, ideally MiTek or similar (e.g. Wolf, GangNail, Alpine). • You are strong on detail and accuracy with excellent communication and project management skills, ideally with customers such as housebuilders, building contractors etc. • Good Maths, Graphic Communication and English skills 

Roof Truss Designer Position Remuneration 

• Salary: up to £35k DOE • Profit Related Bonus • Benefits to be discussed at interview