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Production Floor Supervisor

Kamloops Truss is currently seeking a Production Floor Supervisor to join our team in Kamloops, BC. 

About Us:

Kamloops Truss Ltd. has been in business for over 17 years and continues to be a leader in manufacturing Engineered Wood Products. Our mission is to build a solid foundation of professionalism and service. We pride ourselves on knowledge, honesty, and integrity in supplying quality manufactured products.

We are currently looking to fill the role of Production Floor Supervisor. This member of the production plant will report directly to the Production Manager and will be responsible for supervising the day-to-day operation on the production floor. This job will be progressive and over time the individual will be given more responsibility within the operations as experience and skill progress.

 

What you will bring to the table:

  • Strong safety and work ethic, responsible, accountable, punctual, and dependable.
  • Experience and excellence in supervising, training, and efficient manufacturing processes.
  • Proven mechanical aptitude and competent with small tools, mechanics, and construction/wood manufacturing preferred.
  • A proactive and flexible mindset for superior planning and organization.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Knowledge of inventory management: counting, monitoring and organization.
  • Ability and integrity to follow instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Capability to problem solve and think critically.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Able to lift heavy loads up to 50 lbs. and maintain productivity in all weather conditions.

 

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Follow all safe work procedures and regulations set forth by Kamloops Truss and WorkSafe BC
  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of production workers who operate processing machines and who fabricate, assemble, finish, or inspect engineered wood trusses.
  • Provide support and corrections, performance analysis, training, and development of all truss production employees
  • Prioritize and organize work orders and crew assignments to achieve production goals
  • Ensure quality control measures are followed and comply with company and industry standards

 

Qualifications:

  • Proven supervisory experience (minimum three years) in an industrial environment.
  • Post-secondary education not required but an asset
  • Previous experience in wood product manufacturing considered an asset
  • Ability to coach and mentor
  • Able to manage processes, and implement processes
  • Must be well organized
  • Production Planning
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to influence and direct work
  • Time and self-management skill and the ability to achieve current priorities

 

What Will You Get:

  • Competitive pay structure
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care including vision care
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off.
  • Internal progression and development.

 

Job Type:                    Full-time

Salary:                         $75, 000.00 – $85, 000.00 per year based on skills and experience.  

Schedule:                    Day Shift – Monday to Friday (Standard), Overtime as required

Afternoon Shift – Monday to Thursday (Standard), Overtime as required

 

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required.
  • Temperature screenings.
  • Social distancing guidelines in place.
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place.

Kamloops Truss committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women and visible minorities, if you have a desire to be part of a team and develop your skills in a leading company who values employee safety, recognition and health and wellness, this is the company for you.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Production General Labourer

Kamloops Truss is currently seeking Production General Labourers to join our team in Kamloops, BC. 

Kamloops is in central BC is hosts exceptional cycling, walking, and hiking trails.  Also, Kamloops area is famous for its fishing and recreational lakes, mountain bike trails, world-famous ski resorts and home to the Kamloops Blazers WHL team. 

The labourer is a key member of our team and will learn and develop skills and provide general labour duties.

About Us:

Kamloops Truss Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of Engineered Wood Products in the Interior of BC. Our mission is to build a solid foundation of professionalism and service, where we pride ourselves on knowledge, honesty, and integrity. At Kamloops Truss Ltd, we value family and creating a work-life balance for our employees, while taking great pride in providing a level of high-quality service that our staff and customers alike can be proud of.

What you will bring to the table:

  • Strong safety work ethic and responsible, accountable, punctual and dependable.
  • Proven mechanical aptitude and competent with small tools, mechanics and construction/wood manufacturing.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Unwavering commitment to safety, environment, sustainability, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to work safely and effectively in a labour-intensive team environment, as well as independently.
  • Ability to follow instructions, policies and procedures.
  • Ability problem solve and think critically.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to be highly flexible and prioritize multiple tasks with good time management skills.
  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn and gain adequate knowledge and experience through training.
  • Able to lifts heavy loads up to 50 lbs. and navigate job site terrain in all weather conditions.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Follow all safe work procedures and regulations set forth by Kamloops Truss LTD.
  • Take part in completing a daily FLHA with Lead hand prior to starting work.
  • Ensure WorkSafe BC compliance during all work processes.
  • Assist in the maintenance and general cleanliness of the work areas within Kamloops Truss.
  • Ensure lock out procedures are followed during all maintenance procedures.
  • Stack trusses for delivery as required.
  • Provide truss materials to the build tables.
  • Continuously feed the automated saws with lumber as required.
  • Move carts of truss members throughout the shop.
  • Confirm all components have been accurately produced and packaged for delivery.
  • Available, when necessary, to assist with general shop duties and regular shop operations as requested by Lead Hand and the Production Manager
  • Accept cross training to gain knowledge and experience in all areas of the shop. Provide relief to other production positions as requested.
  • Do not operate any equipment if you have not received adequate training and completed the documentation to verify.

Experience:

  • Some construction labouring experience and an awareness of working around heavy equipment preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent preferred.
  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

What Will You Get:

  • Competitive pay structure
  • Flexible schedule – dayshift / afternoon shifts available
  • Overtime
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care including vision care
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off.
  • Internal Progression and development.

 

Job Type:                     Full-time

Salary:                         $18.00 – $22.00/hr. based on a combination of skills and experience

Schedule:                     8-hour shift – Monday – Friday (Dayshift) / 10-hour shift – Monday to Thursday (afternoon shift)

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required.
  • Temperature screenings.
  • Social distancing guidelines in place.
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.

Kamloops Truss is quality driven and customer orientated and uses the latest standard technology, if you have a desire to be part of a team and develop your skills in a leading company who values employee safety, recognition and health and wellness, this is the company for you.

Kamloops Truss hires on the basis of merit and is committed to diversity and employment equity within the community.

If you are looking for a challenging, and engaging workplace, where employees are promoted from within – Apply now – recruiting@kamloopstrust.ca

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Truss Builder

Kamloops Truss is currently seeking Production Truss Builders to join our team in Kamloops, BC. 

Kamloops is in central BC is hosts exceptional cycling, walking, and hiking trails.  Also, Kamloops area is famous for its fishing and recreational lakes, mountain bike trails, world-famous ski resorts and home to the Kamloops Blazers WHL team. 

About Us:

Kamloops Truss Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of Engineered Wood Products in the Interior of BC. Our mission is to build a solid foundation of professionalism and service, where we pride ourselves on knowledge, honesty, and integrity. At Kamloops Truss Ltd, we value family and creating a work-life balance for our employees, while taking great pride in providing a level of high-quality service that our staff and customers alike can be proud of.

What you will bring to the table:

  • Strong safety work ethic and responsible, accountable, punctual and dependable.
  • Proven mechanical aptitude and competent with small tools, mechanics and construction/wood manufacturing.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Unwavering commitment to safety, environment, sustainability, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Ability to work safely and effectively in a labour-intensive team environment, as well as independently.
  • Ability to follow instructions, policies and procedures.
  • Ability problem solve and think critically.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to be highly flexible and prioritize multiple tasks with good time management skills.
  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn and gain adequate knowledge and experience through training.
  • Able to lifts heavy loads up to 50 lbs. and navigate job site terrain in all weather conditions.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Follow all safe work procedures and regulations set forth by Kamloops Truss LTD.
  • Take part in completing a daily FLHA with Lead hand prior to starting work.
  • Ensure WorkSafe BC compliance during all work processes.
  • Assemble trusses safely and efficiently in accordance to WWTABC quality control standards.
  • Set up truss jigs and move pins using Virtek and SL laser systems.
  • Pick connector plates as required for truss production.
  • Accurately place truss members and plates in place to ensure quality control.
  • Assist in the maintenance and general cleanliness of the work areas within Kamloops Truss.
  • Ensure lock out procedures are followed during all maintenance procedures.
  • Be willing and able to assist with general shop duties and regular shop operations as requested by Lead Hand Supervisors and the Production Manager
  • Do not operate any equipment if you have not received adequate training and completed the documentation to verify.
  • Accept cross training and provide coverage for other positions within the production plant as required.

Experience:

  • Some construction experience and an awareness of working around heavy equipment preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent preferred.
  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

What Will You Get:

  • Competitive pay structure
  • Flexible schedule – Dayshift / Afternoon Shifts
  • Overtime
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care including vision care
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off.
  • Internal Progression and development.

 Job Type:                     Full-time

Salary:                         $20.00 – $26.00/hr. based on a combination of skills and experience

Schedule:                     8-hour shift – Monday – Friday (Dayshift) / 10-hour shift – Monday to Thursday (Afternoon Shift)

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required.
  • Temperature screenings.
  • Social distancing guidelines in place.
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.

Kamloops Truss is quality driven and customer orientated and uses the latest standard technology, if you have a desire to be part of a team and develop your skills in a leading company who values employee safety, recognition and health and wellness, this is the company for you.

Kamloops Truss hires on the basis of merit and is committed to diversity and employment equity within the community.

If you are looking for a challenging, and engaging workplace, where employees are promoted from within – Apply now – recruiting@kamloopstrust.ca

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Experienced Truss Designer

Truss Designer

Kamloops Truss is expanding our design team and needs experienced professional Truss Designers to accurately design trusses for custom single-family, multi-family, farm, and commercial projects. Our Truss Designer will report to the Design Manager and be accountable for roof and floor truss plans, preparing truss layouts, truss design drawings, and truss quotes. The Truss Designer will also assist in reviewing design work and feasibility analysis of construction plans relative to truss-related matters

What you will bring to the table:

  • Diligence & pride in the quality of work
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Effective communication skills and fluent in English writing, reading and oral communications
  • Ability to interpret local and national building codes and structural engineered drawings
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Efficiently complete orders within a given deadline
  • Ability to learn, adapt, and apply recent technologies, practices, and solutions effectively
  • Ability to set realistic objectives and possessing exceptional time management skills

Responsibilities

  • Determine design specifications based on blueprints and structural design needs
  • Communicate with sales, design and production teams, customers, and managers to ensure designs are accurate and timely
  • Design roof and floor truss engineered systems, plans, layouts, and truss design drawings
  • Complete and finalize designs for production.
  • Provide truss quotes using your ability to understand blueprints and customer requirements
  • Optimize trusses for structural efficiency and minimal waste, ensuring design standards are satisfied
  • Plan and adjust work schedule to meet changing company and customer demands
  • Other related duties as assigned

    Experience/Education & Professional Qualifications:

    • 3+ years of drafting and design experience within the construction and/or manufacturing industry
    • 5+ years’ experience with MiTek Structure, and MiTek Management software.
    • Expertise in the application and design of building components and connections of roof and roof truss systems, tall walls, and other engineered wood products
    • Expert blueprint reading skills (architectural, structural, and mechanical)
    • Knowledge of standard construction practices, national /BCBC building codes, structural engineering, and carpentry.
    • Experience in the production of shop ready cutting, layouts, and engineering
    • Experience with product costing; and MiTek Management Software
    • Strong Microsoft Office computer skills
    • Understanding of manufacturing and logistical operations
    • Post-secondary education or technical training courses in Architecture, Engineering or Drafting.

    Work Environment / Physical Activity:

    • Potential availability to work remotely in compliance with Kamloops Truss’ software and ergonomic policies.
    • Occasional travel to site to meet with client and Kamloops Truss team.

    What Will You Get:

    • Competitive pay structure
    • Potential for Overtime
    • Dental care
    • Extended health care including vision care
    • Flexible schedule
    • Paid time off.
    • Internal Progression and development.
    • Annual Bonuses

    Salary:

    • Up to $42/hr. based on a combination of skills, education, and years of work experience

    Job Types:

    • Full-time, Permanent

    Schedule:

    • 8-hour shift

    About Us:

    Kamloops Truss Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of Truss and Engineered Wood Products in the Interior of BC. We have been operating for over 17 years in the Kamloops and surrounding area and are a member of both the Canadian Home Builder’s Association and the Western Wood Truss Association. Kamloops Truss Ltd. has been consistently recognized for exceptional quality of performance for our design and manufacturing of engineered wood trusses.

    We are an organization that cares a great deal about the wellbeing of our staff and the families of our employees with a strong commitment to safety, diversity and promoting a healthy work/life balance. Working with us means you will have an employer who has your back and offers an above average compensation package.,

    We wish to thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

     

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    Kamloops Truss Ltd
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    glen marshall
    glen marshall
    02:31 25 Apr 22
    This company sums up kamloops in a nutshell
    nick price
    nick price
    20:25 23 Jan 19
    We have been dealing with Kamloops Truss for many years for our shed trusses and roofing for our gazebos. Always easy... and professional to deal with!read more
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    Grant Berntsen (grantdb)
    04:05 24 Jul 17
    Great place to work. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, quality products.
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    464 Chilcotin Road, Kamloops, BC, V2H 1G3 - Head Office

    Office Hours: 7:00am - 4:30pm, Yard Hours: 7:00am - 3:30pm

    731 E Athabasca St, Kamloops, BC, V2H 1G3 - Production Facility

    Office Hours: 7:00am - 4:30pm, Yard Hours: 6:00am - 2:30pm

    Main: 250‑374‑3330 - Toll-Free 1‑866‑774‑3330 - Fax : 250‑374‑3339