Truss Designer


Nelson-Young Lumber Company, a family-owned and operated business with third and fourth generation family members actively involved in the business is seeking an experienced Truss Designer at our Nelson Truss division, a manufacturer of high-quality roof truss systems located in Edgerton, WI.


Major responsibilities include:

  • Design and plan preparation of wood roof truss systems.

  • Reading and interpreting architectural drawings

  • Prepare wood ruff truss system quotes

  • Produce shop drawings

  • Effective communication with customers and coworkers

  • Miscellaneous office tasks


Qualifications include:

  • High school education or equivalent and one to to years of related experience are required

  • Excellent communication skills and problem solving skills

  • Must have the ability to produce comprehensive roof truss system designs and ability to read and interpret architectural drawings

  • Ability to learn to use Alpine Design Software


In addition to our Truss Division, Nelson-Young Lumber Co., has lumber yard locations in Edgerton, Evansville and Deerfield WI. Since 1913, we have been providing to contractors high quality building materials. We proudly offer one of the largest selections of building products in the area and have the expertise to help with any project, large or small.


We are proud of our long-standing commitment to providing stable jobs to multiple generations of families in our local communities. We offer an excellent benefit package and a competitive salary to the right candidate. Recruiting for this position is being facilitated by our outsourced HR business partner, TPCHR in Middleton, WI.


An Equal Opportunity Employer


104 Artisan Drive

Edgerton, WI 53534

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