Truss Helper Evening Shift (BA)

Location: Balzac, Alberta

Term of Employment: Permanent, Fulltime

Salary: Commensurate with candidate's skills and experience

Position: Truss Helper Evenings

Reports To: Production Supervisor

Position summary

This position will assist the truss builder and is responsible for the timely and accurate assembly of finished trusses as well as participating in routine truss shop maintenance and involvement in the ZyTech’s Health/Safety programs.





  • Truss orders will be built as per standard operating procedures or as dictated by the Production Manager
    • Precut lumber should be inspected and/or measured for proper length and possible damage or other irregularities associated with quality control and standard operating procedures
    • Upon completing a truss order, the Truss Helper will assist with any subsequent orders or report to the Production Manager for further instructions
    • Thorough and complete organization of tools, materials, workstation and cleaning and/or disposal of waste is required at all times
    • Regular inspection and maintenance as required for tools and machinery; any problems or irregularities to be reported immediately to the Production Manager
    • All other duties as assigned by Production Manager
    • Routine lifting, repetitive hammering motions and getting up and down off the jigs is required and as such safe work practices should be adhered to

Requirements & Qualifications


  • Use and maintain various hand tools
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 lbs throughout the day
  • Basic math skills and the ability to use an imperial tape measure is required
  • Steel-toed work boots and appropriate clothing to work outside are required. PPE (personal protective equipment) will be provided.
  • The ability to read and write in English.



More About ZyTech:

ZyTech has been an industry innovator since it was founded in 1997. Through product research and development, we are continually striving for the most efficient, effective, and advanced procedures to deliver the best product to our customers in the fastest way possible.


Here at ZyTech, we recognize that our greatest component is our people. With their loyalty and daily commitment to delivering promises to our valued clients, our organization is positioned to continually exceed customer expectations.



People *Better Together*   

Creating a positive culture with an engaged workforce working together with our customers, suppliers, and end users


Safety *Make it personal*   

Practice safety at work, in public and at home


Accountability  *Make it happen*

If it is to be, it's up to me.


To learn more about ZyTech, visit


We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position. All candidates who apply will get a response when a decision has been made. Any personal information submitted will be managed with the strictest of confidentiality.

**If you need an accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know. **


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