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SUMMARY                                                                                                                              

Develops Pella product installation shop drawings/designs, preliminary installation drawings, take-off/Estimating & Quoting and/or custom product design drawings to support customer needs under the supervision of a Sr. Product Application technician and/or Product Application Engineer. Will review drawings and/or quote to ensure accuracy.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Pella Product Installation Shop Drawing and Design Development - Responsible for developing Pella product installation shop drawings/designs for specific large/complex projects to support customer needs under the supervision of a Sr. Product Application Technician and/or Product Application Engineer. Communicates any outstanding issues or deviations in writing to sales branch or National Accounts representative as required. Will review drawings to ensure accuracy.

 

Custom product drawings/designs - Responsible for developing custom product window and door elevations to meet customer needs and within the custom product manufacturing constraints.  Must be creative in solutions that meet all project criteria including product performance and manufacturing limitations.  Coordinate with Custom Solutions team as needed to keep workflow moving through the Pella Approval Process. 

 

Preliminary Installation Design Drawings - Responsible for developing Pella preliminary installation design drawings for specific large/complex projects to support customer needs under the supervision of a Sr. Product Application technician and/or Product Application Engineer. Will review drawings to ensure accuracy.

 

Take-off/Estimating & Quoting – Responsible for reviewing plans and specifications and accurately determining window and door quantities and attributes. Analyzes architectural plans and specifications to determine the appropriate installation method and accessories with assistance from Sr. Product Application Technician and/or Product Application Engineer.

 

Order Support - Support National Accounts and PDSN order entry with dimensional calculations for special size/shape products.

 

Documentation - Maintain required documentation of all projects and drawings generated.  Ensure that proper back-up procedures are carried out to reduce potential lost data.  Organize and maintain all drawing files generated.

 

Quality Control - Responsible for ensuring that all drawings meet the architectural graphics standards as well as graphics standards established for Pella Corporation.  Monitor quality, accuracy and consistency of drawings, details and graphics.  Check drawings, details and graphics developed by other drafters, ensuring accuracy and maintaining the highest level of quality.  Assist in ensuring that the most efficient methods are being used to create details and drawings.  Assist in development of standards that will ensure drawing quality and accuracy.

 

Productivity - Responsible for ensuring that scheduled completion dates and productivity goals are met.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Architectural Technologies, drafting or computer graphics Associates (A.A.) degree from an accredited 2-year college or technical training institute or equivalent experience.  Preferably will have full understanding of CAD software/hardware functions, organization of CAD files, and be proficient in the operation of AutoCAD.  Preferably will have training in construction practices or equivalent experience.  Two years of AutoCAD experience required.  Four additional years in an architectural office will be acceptable substitute for a degree from a training institute.  One year experience in construction related field.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

Word, Excel, Power Point, and AutoCAD.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

None required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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