System Designer
Department
Engineering
Location(s)
Aylmer
Job Description
Purpose

Steelway Building Systems has an immediate opportunity for a System Designer.

Primary responsibilities would include developing building systems and overall costs. Advancement to more complex structures would proceed as experience is gained within the estimating department.

This opportunity provides exposure to the commercial side of our business and the construction industry. The successful candidate will be working with Steelway’s customers, contractors and Steelway’s Structural Engineers.

The individual must have excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills as our business processes require and encourage collaboration and teamwork.

Steelway Building Systems offers a relaxed and professional working environment along with a competitive wage. If you are interested in becoming a valued member of our team, please send your resume and cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interview.

Responsibilities
  • Design buildings and determine associated costs in a timely manner and in conjunction with the estimating schedule with the most suitable possible product application and economy.
  • Provide final review of estimates that are now orders prior to Technical Review.
  • Provide technical input and correct engineered solutions to owner/contractors at the start of complicated projects.
  • Based on experience and when required, attend meetings with owners/contractors/architects and District Managers in order to accurately record the necessary information for estimating.
  • Evaluate and suggest more efficient building configurations to reduce costs and/or improve efficiencies
  • Ensure that customer problems and complaints are dealt with promptly, courteously and resolved in a fair and business-like manner as it pertains to processing estimates.
  • Input towards the development of procedures/policies for estimating and buildings.
  • Act as liaison on communications between Steelway’s customer and the Steelway District Sales Manager in the preparation of estimates.
Functional Skill Requirements
Education and experience
  • Civil Engineering Degree from an Accredited University
  • Knowledge of drafting, manufacturing and erection practices considered an asset
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Advance Steel and MS Office considered an asset
  • The individual must have excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills as our business processes require and encourage collaboration and teamwork.
  • Bilingual in English and French would be considered an asset
Safety Responsibilities

Steelway Building Systems provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the human resources manager will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.