Wall Panel Designer
Schachtler Contracting, Inc (SCI) is seeking a highly motivated Wall Panel Designer who can complete design work of wall panels for construction of commercial and residential properties. At SCI the Wall Panel Designer meets organizational challenges with confidence – it’s a role that an applicant should have a wood construction background and knowledge of engineered wood components. Responsibilities include creating wall panels, specialty wood product designs, and placement plans using computer systems. Ideal candidate will possess excellent math skills, knowledge of the construction industry, design processes, architectural and structural blueprint interpretation, CAAD experience, load transfers, and local codes. Must possess solid written and oral communication skills as well as working knowledge of computers and associated software.
Schachtler Contracting, Inc. is continually regarded as a professional, well managed and innovative company, ready to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients. With over 35 years of panelizing experience, Schachtler Contracting, INC has built and developed a comprehensive paneling plant and invested in state-of-the-art computer design capabilities, allowing us to expand our services to meet the 21st century needs of the growing construction industry. Now able to build wall panels in a controlled environment, production is faster with greater accuracy in planning, and consistency in quality control.
We take pride in our employees by offering a benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures. We offer a competitive salary including paid time off, health insurance and an employer matched retirement savings plan.
Reading and interpreting blueprints.
Input of layouts conforming to design practices.
Design of wall panels, ensuring designs are accurate, optimized, and conforms to standards.
Request sealed engineering drawings and/or repair details and follow-up to ensure complete when necessary.
Compute and enter wall panel and hardware quantities into database.
Create cost effective and accurate layouts and wall designs from architectural and structural drawings using all associated details and city, county and state building codes.
Generate placement layouts for final construction.
Provide job-site support, when requested.
Working knowledge of framing and construction practices.
Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrate the ability to work independently managing multiple tasks, setting priorities and meeting deadlines.
Other duties as necessary.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Two years of framing experience or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in construction management or other related major preferred, but not required
Experience designing optimized projects utilizing related software such as Intelibuild, Timberline, Mitek Sapphire or Alpine preferred, but not required
Knowledge of wood framing, hold downs, and structural components typical in wood framed buildings.
Hands on framing experience is a plus.
Previous experience in a construction environment.
Provide technical expertise and knowledge to field staff when necessary.
Understands field requirements and constructability of panelized components.
Attention to detail is a must.
Other duties as necessary.