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Precision Building Systems

Truss Builder 1

  • Benefits
  • Entry Level
  • Full Time
  • Hourly
  • Denver, CO

Website Precision Building Systems

Certified by instructor to safely operate a forklift. Stacks roof truss packages according to size and job number. Bands roof truss packages for transport to the jobsite. Inspects trusses for any damage or missing plates.

Position: Truss Builder 1

Division/Department: Manufacturing

Reports to: Production Shift Manager

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Stacking & Banding

    • Certified by instructor to safely operate a forklift
    • Stacks roof truss packages according to size and job number
    • Bands roof truss packages for transport to the jobsite
    • Inspects trusses for any damage or missing plates
    • Reads the production sheet to verify lot number and quantity is correct and tags are correct for load
    • Safely loads and uses a nail & staple gun
    • Reads and understands plans on how to build 2-ply, 3-ply & 4-ply trusses
    • Understands and safely uses the finish press on all jack trusses
    • Operates the hydraulic stacker. Sorts and stacks per side, by job
    • Reads and understands production plans on sheathing gables for up, down, full gable, partial gable
    • Able to distinguish between nail patterns on girders and gables. Looks ahead on what is being built and
    • stack trusses in yard accordingly without slowing down the truss builders
    • Safely operates a forklift to unload the stacker of trusses up to 60’ in length

Pulling Plates

    • Reads plate count on plans
    • Pulls correct plates for trusses
    • Understands and identifies the different sizes and gauges of plates
    • Understands the proper procedure for substitution of plates
    • Documents all plate changes
    • Keeps plate area organized, clean and stocked

Plating Trusses

    • Position requires the use of a hammer and belt holder
    • Where and when to use the suspended staple guns
    • Read and understand plans for proper placement of plates
    • Know how to securely fasten plates to truss joints
    • Safely operate gantry and truss lifters to move truss to finish press line
    • Clean up as required for the work area

Cart Component Stacking

    • Understands truss component markings
    • Stacks truss component in correct place and on the correct cart
    • Checks carts for missing components by comparing to component list
    • Accurately makes truss tags for carts
    • Labels truss components per cut sheets
    • Moves carts to staging area in preparation for assembly

Equipment Cleanup

    • Cleans saw as per Sawyer II instructions
    • Keeps work area clean, organized and all material flat stacked
    • Makes sure all empty carts are properly staged as directed
    • Cleanup as required for work area

      On-Time Performance

    • Present at workstation wearing personal protection equipment and ready to work at starting time

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

    • Can accurately read and understand a tape measure down to a 16th of an inch
    • Knowledge of common building materials used in residential, multi-family and commercial construction
    • Knowledge of component manufacturing process used in residential, multi-family and commercial construction
    • Attention to detail, takes pride in quality of work
    • Efficient and able to complete assignments within a given deadline
    • Strong verbal communication skills
    • Communicates effectively with team members

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