Universal Forest Products Wall Panel Designer in Lafayette, Colorado


  • Minimum high school graduate. Preferred bachelor degree in related discipline or equivalent

  • Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience in related field/responsibilities.

  • Working knowledge and experience using Mitek software is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of floor and rood systems and the ability to spec out beams and hangars

  • Working knowledge of wall, floor, and roof systems, including beams and hangers, as well as the general installation practices of each.

Skills and abilities

  • Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking

  • Ability to read and understand blue prints

  • Strong math skills

  • Ability to use a computer terminal, and proficiency of the use of Mitek and other business and design related software.

  • Ability to successfully interact with all organizational levels and the public

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others, including customers, peers, and management

  • Ability to manage several activities/projects at once, to organize and prioritize work, to meet deadlines, to prepare plans, goals and budgets.

  • Ability to sit at a desk for prolonged periods of time, be mobile in the work environment, and work hours mandated by management.

  • Ability to pass a drug test


  • Self-managing; works well under little supervision

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic

  • Good interpersonal skills and good communicator

  • Be a team player and support the Company's goals

  • Conducts in a professional manner

Working Conditions

Working environment is favorable. Sitting at a desk for long periods of time is required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design metal plate connected wood trusses and Wall Panels utilizing Mitek software.

  • Prepares bids, layouts and engineered profiles utilizing Mitek software

  • Optimize designs for maximum efficiency.

  • Review orders, layouts and data files for accuracy

  • Assist sales and production with design service and troubleshooting

  • Performs other duties as required.

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