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Assembler – Nelson Truss

 Nelson Truss Inc is seeking to hire an experienced Assembler to work in our Edgerton Truss plant. This is a first shift position, hours are 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. with overtime likely through summer.

Job duties include:

  • Assist in the construction and assembly of metal plated wood trusses using jig systems such as rolling gantry table and hand press systems.

  • Lift and handle dimensional lumber of varying sizes and lengths.

  • Climb on to jig systems to arrange material properly.

  • Retrieve metal connector plates per shop drawings and place them in proper locations for building trusses.

  • Operate forklift to move lumber carts, trash, etc.

  • Mark trusses with tag numbers.

  • Use metal strap banders to tie truss batches together.

  • Re-stock plates, lumber carts, pallets, etc.

  • Perform general area clean-up duties.

A qualified applicant will have basic carpentry knowledge, ability to read and follow engineered drawings, a basic understanding of lumber sizes/grades/types, ability to use trade tools (such as saws, hammers, squares, tape measures, etc.), basic understanding and use of arithmetic along with the ability to use a calculator, and ability to work in a team environment.

Physical Requirements:
Applicants must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Company Information:
Nelson-Young Lumber is a family-owned and operated business, founded in 1913, with third and fourth-generation family members actively involved in the business. Nelson Truss Inc is a component of Nelson-Young Lumber and is a manufacturer of high-quality roof truss systems. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and timely delivery of building materials. We are one of the area’s largest dealers of Anderson windows and have the expertise to help with any building or window project, large or small.

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