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Design Technician
Category: Manufacturing, Construction, Real Estate
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  Job posted:   Sun May 6, 2018
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Design Technician

*Background:*Weyerhaeuser's Engineered Lumber Products business combines the Trus Joist® brand of products with innovative design software and services for residential and light commercial construction, and is the industry leader in the structural wood-framing market. This is an opportunity to work with the leading technology, sales & marketing organization in the industry.
We seek achievers, leaders and results-oriented visionaries and are looking for people who can contribute, grow, and create. We thrive in a culture that embraces diversity and rewards creativity and results. The skill and ingenuity of our Associates have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of wood products in the world as a multi-billion dollar business. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and outstanding career development.
*Career Opportunity:*The Canadian Sales & Technical Services Division has an entry-level Design Technician opportunity. Location is any one of the following 2 office locations: Surrey, B.C. or Edmonton, AB.
*Description:*The successful candidate will receive comprehensive training in the use of our proprietary Javelin® and Forte® design software, and will be part of a team of technicians, working closely with territory managers to convert construction drawings into industry-leading Trus Joist product-placement drawings and material lists. In addition: we ensure that solutions are compatible with both architectural and structural requirements, perform beam and joist sizing calculations. Team members learn and perform 'value-analysis' to help customers select the best, most-efficient structural component systems, and answer technical questions pertaining to Trus Joist products and services.
Weyerhaeuser's Engineered Lumber Products business offers a range of career options, ranging from structural component design, to software technical support, to technical sales representation; in all cases we work with key market influencers - Engineering firms & Architects, Pro-builders and Building Material Dealers, in the successful marketing of our Trus Joist® brand of products.

* 4 years' work experience in a related field
* A diploma in either Architectural Technology, Civil/Structural Technology or Engineering Design and Drafting.
* Working knowledge of windows based PC applications.
* Self-motivated, positive attitude, energetic and willing to learn.
* Applicants must possess good math and communication skills, and be capable of functioning successfully both independently and in a team system.
* Work related experience within the residential building and framing construction sector would be an asset.
* Experience with AutoCAD or similar CAD programs would be an asset.
*About Weyerhaeuser*
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We're serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented*people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.*
Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans./

**Job:** **Customer Service, Design, Sales & Marketing*

**Title:** *Design Technician*

**Location:** *CAN-BC-Surrey*

**Requisition ID:** *01012275*

**Other Locations:** *CAN-AB-Edmonton*

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