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Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Company Truss Worker I - Manufacturing in Colorado Springs, Colorado

DescriptionSUMMARYAssists in the production of trusses while learning the skills used inassembly. During the training process a Truss Worker I may be givenassignments in several areas of truss production including: Laborer,Picker, Stacker, Bander, Tailperson, and Assembler I for the purposeof learning tasks in each department.INTENT OF JOB DESCRIPTION AND MODIFICATIONThis job description describes the duties and responsibilities,qualification requirements, physical demands, work environment, etc. forthis job. Duties may be combined with other jobs or duties from other jobsdepending upon operational circumstances. Management reserves the right toadd, modify or end any of the duties contained in the job description asbusiness conditions warrant.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties maybe assigned.Within 30 days of employment, associates must meet company standards forquality and quantity of work. The associate must also satisfactorily performthe following duties.1. Arrive at work location punctually and consistently on a daily basis.2. Show initiative in learning truss manufacturing. Learn truss manufacturingterminology and train in the efficient, effective and safe operation oftruss manufacturing machinery.3. Follow instructions when given an assignment.4. Learn safety procedures and follow established procedures for allassignments.5. Maintain work stations including inventory and work areas according toCompany standards and housekeeping guidelines. Restock materials.6. Handle lumber and perform miscellaneous yard work as assigned.7. Comply with all Company requirements for conduct and work behavior.8. Attend and participate in all Company sponsored training programs asrequired.9. Perform any other duties, responsibilities or tasks as assigned.In addition to the items listed above, the associate may also perform any orall of the following duties:1. Become familiar with truss plate inventory system and the proper trussplate placements.2. Learn proper timing and procedures for clearing cut lumber from saw area.3. Learn procedures for stacking and banding trusses to reduce risk of damageor breakage during loading, transport and unloading.4. Assist the Packager in preparing truss packages for delivery.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform eachessential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below arerepresentative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential functions.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Noprior experience or training required.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to verbally communicate using the English language is preferred.Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence,and memos in English is also preferred..MATHEMATICAL SKILLSNone required.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- ortwo-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with onlyoccasional or no variables.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSIf assigned to drive a forklift, a certificate issued by a previous employeror outside vendor on the correct and safe operation of a forklift is required.OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIESMust be able to read and use a tape measure. Must be able to use a hammer.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must bemet by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly requiredto stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with