Steel Frame and Truss Designers / Detailers Job Opportunity

This position has now been filled.

Bar-Truss is a Geelong based medium sized fabrication business. Bar-Truss is part of the Barwon Timber group of businesses.  We have a diverse range of customers with a strong order list of commercial projects, residential construction and renovations in our fast-growing region. We have built a reputation for being able to handle complex and bespoke designs giving our team interesting, challenging and rewarding work.  Our customers value the knowledge and assistance we give them.

We are growing our business by moving into prefabricated steel frames and trusses.  
We are seeking designer / detailers to join our team to enable us to do this. 


Responsibilities include the following:

  • Estimating and detailing / designing steel wall frames, floor and roof trusses.
  • Reading and interpreting architectural and engineering drawings.
  • Working with our detailing / design team to find solutions for customers.  
  • Providing assistance and service to our customers.  This includes in office and on site communication. 
  • Completing on site measures where requested.  
  • Additional tasks as directed by the manager. 


Preferred applicants will have:

  • experience using AutoCAD based or similar software.
  • strong mathematics and problem solving skills. 
  • excellent communication skills.  
  • the ability to work autonomously where required.
  • time management skills. 

The flexibility to work remotely from time to time will be available to applicants able to work autonomously and meet business and customer needs.  There is an expectation the first period of employment will be completed in office.  Training in detailing / design software provided to the successful candidate.

This is an opportunity to work and live in regional Victoria and participate in an expanding, dynamic, wholly locally owned and family operated business.  We employ people based not only on critical skills but who can also fit into our culture, family and team values.  Our employees value the contribution they make to the Bar-Truss’ ongoing success.  We also have an Employee Recognition Program encouraging peer on peer recognition.