Reference : 587468

Project Designer I

  • Technical Production
  • United States Norcross
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 08/20/2021

Position description

The Project Designer prepares shop drawings and technical details on a per project basis. Shop drawings translate the Architectural design intent into a drawing and Bill of Materials that represents the specified products. Project Designers also serve as subject matter experts to the capabilities and installation of CertainTeed Architectural (Norcross) products.

Main responsibilities:

  • Obtain and assemble data to complete shop drawings for proprietary product
  • Use AutoCAD to draw detailed shop drawings translating design intent to product specific solutions
  • Provide project status reviews on a regular basis to Project Managers and Sr. Management
  • Create detailed project- and product-specific Bill of Materials
  • Communicate and follow up with internal customers as it relates to project specifics and deadlines
  • Maintain Project Manager and customer expectations
  • Ensure all aspects of projects are properly and thoroughly documented
  • Communicate project requirements and status to cross functional teams
  • Manage one’s own time in order to hit deadlines
  • Collaborate with the Design Team and other departments as required to trouble-shoot issues
  • Full knowledge of proprietary CertainTeed Architectural systems as trained

Other responsibilities:

  • Continue to develop knowledge base of existing products and assist with new products
  • Participate in personal development and training as required
  • Create production drawings for the manufacturing plant


  • 1-3 years AutoCAD (2010 or later) experience in commercial construction or equivalent.
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings, perform take-offs, and material optimizations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software; working knowledge of databases.
  • File management, knows how to open, save, find, and copy files both on local workstation and over a network.
  • Ability to follow specific AutoCAD/graphic standards as well as Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Proficiency in 3D software such as Revit, Solidworks, and Rhino/Grasshopper is a plus.

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

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