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Truss Worker 1

companyMillers Home Center
locationLa Grande, OR 97850, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job DescriptionDescription:

Role Statement

A Truss worker 1 assists in the production of trusses while learning the skills used in assembly.


This position will be performed onsite at our truss plant. Remote work is not available for this role.

Outcomes for Success

  • Stack and band finished trusses
  • Pull truss hardware for assembly team
  • Stock hardware as needed
  • Maintain work areas according to Company standards and housekeeping guidelines
  • Show initiative in learning truss manufacturing. Learn truss manufacturing terminology and train in the efficient, effective and safe operation of truss manufacturing machinery
  • Follow instructions when given an assignment
  • Learn safety procedures and follow established procedures for all assignments
  • Handle lumber and perform miscellaneous yard work as assigned
  • Perform any other duties, responsibilities or tasks as assigned


Starting wages will be based on years of experience and education.


Benefits eligibility will be determined based on employment status and plan rules are subject to change

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Company paid and voluntary Life + AD&D
  • 401k with company match
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • Holiday pay
  • Other great employee engagement benefits

Why TAL Building Centers?

Based in Vancouver, Washington, TAL Building Centers is a family-owned company helping to build better communities. At our building centers located throughout the Pacific Northwest, we create a positive experience for our customers—pros and homeowners alike—by providing guidance for innovative, smart building solutions.

Our mission and core values drive everything we do

Our Mission

We Help Build Better Communities

Our Core Values

We Are the Guide - We help our customers, employees and suppliers succeed through trust and partnership.

We Are Courteous - We create a positive experience for customers, employees, suppliers, and communities.

We Are Ambitious - We seek innovative solutions and go the extra mile.

We Are Accountable - We act with honesty and integrity.

We Are Safe - We protect our customers, suppliers, and employees by cultivating a safety-first environment.

So, why TAL? Because we're more than just a job – we're an opportunity to be part of something bigger. Embrace your potential, and together, let's build a brighter future.



  • Aptitude in the usage of various hand tools (screwdrivers, ratchets, hammers etc.) and measurement tools (e.g., calipers)
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • High school diploma or GED

Physical Requirements

  • Heavy Work: Lifting or exerting up to 51-100 pounds of force seldom and/or up to 35-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or less than 35 pounds frequently to move objects. Heavy work involves standing and/or walking all the time. Requires the ability to work alone without risk to oneself and operate equipment without close supervision.
  • Occasional reaching-extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Frequent use of hands/fingers to handle or feel (operate, active, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, position)
  • Frequently standing
  • Occasional sitting and walking
  • Talk/hear; Writing, reading, speaking, and understanding English


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