Job Descriptions

Designer

  • Read and interpret architectural and structural drawings
  • Manage time to keep schedules, prioritize and balance work load for multiple projects to meet deadlines
  • Generate layouts, quote and design floor and roof systems using wood trusses, I-joists and wood beams of residential, commercial and farm application including required connectors and fasteners in accordance with local construction practices and building codes using truss and I-joist design software
  • Meet or exceed Building Code requirements
  • Consult and communicate with clients, building officials, engineers, architects and contractors
  • Creative problem solving and innovative design techniques to optimize lumber and plate usage, minimize saw and jig set ups, prevent shipping difficulties and minimize on site framing and structural bracing
  • Ensure complete design includes all information related to costing, fabrication and installation
  • Prepare shop drawings and maintain consistent flow of work to the Plant
  • Provide prompt assistance to customers regarding installation or repairs

Truss Assembler

  • Construct wooden floor and roof trusses from pre-cut lumber components as part of an Assembly Team
  • Manually stage truss components at work station and set up jig
  • Read Imperial measurements
  • Use a hammer to secure connector plates to joints of truss
  • Ensure fabricated trusses match build sheets
  • Ensure quality of finished product

Sawyer

  • Operate automated saw to cut lumber into truss components
  • Computer knowledge an asset
  • Read Imperial measurements
  • Ensure quality of cut components

Delivery Truck Driver Forklift Operator

  • Loading of finished goods/unloading of raw materials
  • Move to and from Truss Plant and throughout the Yard as directed
  • Ensure driveways are clear of materials and debris

Yard Worker

  • Build I-joist and beam orders
  • Prepare hangers for delivery
  • Ensure built orders match cut lists