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Yard Staff - Edgerton, WI

 

Nelson-Young Lumber Company, a family-owned and operated business with third and fourth-generation family members actively involved in the business is seeking Yard Staff personnel, at our Edgerton, WI location.

 

Job Duties:

  • Load and unload building materials at job sites and at the yard

  • Put away delivered building materials

  • Help customers locate materials in the yard and help them load their vehicles

  • Cut lumber stock for customer orders

  • Assist with facility maintenance, including snow removal, mowing, etc.

 

Equipment Used:

  • Forklifts

  • Different types of saws

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting – maximum 1 hour at a time during deliveries

  • Walking/Standing – the majority of the day is spent moving about the yard completing various tasks

  • Lifting/Carrying (often done on uneven ground) - up to 25 pounds on a regular continuous basis; 25 – 50 pounds on a frequent basis; 50 – 100 pounds on an occasional basis

  • Examples of materials and their approximate weights:

    • Precut 2x4 board 5 pounds

    • 2x10 board 14 feet long 30 pounds

    • Box of nails 50 pounds

    • Bundle of shingles 80 pounds

    • Prehung exterior door 80 pounds

    • Work in an outdoor environment 12 months of the year

 

Qualifications include:

  • High school education or equivalent

  • Ability to pass a drug test

  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs.

 

Hours:

  • 7:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday

 

Nelson-Young Lumber Co. has lumber yard locations in Edgerton, Evansville and Deerfield WI. Since 1913, we have been providing contractors high-quality building materials. We proudly offer one of the largest selections of building products in the area and have the expertise to help with any project, large or small.

We are proud of our long-standing commitment to providing stable jobs to multiple generations of families in our local communities. We offer an excellent benefits package and a competitive wage to the right candidate.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Inside Sales/Estimator - Deerfield, WI

 

Nelson-Young Lumber Co., a family-owned and operated business with lumberyard locations in Edgerton, Evansville, and Deerfield, WI; and a truss manufacturing plant in Edgerton WI, has been providing high-quality building materials to contractors since 1913. We proudly offer one of the largest selections of building products in the area and have the expertise to help with any project, large or small. We are currently seeking to hire an experienced full-time Inside Salesperson / Estimator for our Deerfield location.

 

Major responsibilities of the Inside Sales/Estimator:

  • Greet and meet with customers

  • Answer inquiries and product questions

  • Review building plans and determine materials and products needed for those plans

  • Estimate costs of the project

 

Qualifications of the Inside Sales/Estimator:

  • High school education or equivalent

  • One to two years of related experience.

  • Ability and willingness to learn new sales software and technology

  • Knowledge of building products and materials

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints

  • Excellent customer relations skills

  • Strong work ethic

  • Intermediate computer skills.

 

Company Information
Nelson-Young Lumber is proud of our long-standing commitment to providing stable jobs to multiple generations of families in our local communities. Our organization is known for our excellent customer service and timely delivery of building materials. We offer an excellent benefits package (including health insurance, health savings account with employer contribution, flexible spending accounts, dental insurance, short & long term disability, life insurance, profit sharing, 401(k), paid vacation, sick & holidays, and more!) and a competitive salary to the right candidate.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Assembler – Nelson Truss

 

Nelson Truss Inc is seeking to hire an experienced Assembler to work in our Edgerton Truss plant. This is a first shift position, hours are 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. with overtime likely through summer.

Job duties include:

  • Assist in the construction and assembly of metal plated wood trusses using jig systems such as rolling gantry table and hand press systems.

  • Lift and handle dimensional lumber of varying sizes and lengths.

  • Climb on to jig systems to arrange material properly.

  • Retrieve metal connector plates per shop drawings and place them in proper locations for building trusses.

  • Operate forklift to move lumber carts, trash, etc.

  • Mark trusses with tag numbers.

  • Use metal strap banders to tie truss batches together.

  • Re-stock plates, lumber carts, pallets, etc.

  • Perform general area clean-up duties.


Qualifications:
A qualified applicant will have basic carpentry knowledge, ability to read and follow engineered drawings, a basic understanding of lumber sizes/grades/types, ability to use trade tools (such as saws, hammers, squares, tape measures, etc.), basic understanding and use of arithmetic along with the ability to use a calculator, and ability to work in a team environment.

Physical Requirements:
Applicants must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Company Information:
Nelson-Young Lumber is a family-owned and operated business, founded in 1913, with third and fourth-generation family members actively involved in the business. Nelson Truss Inc is a component of Nelson-Young Lumber and is a manufacturer of high-quality roof truss systems. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and timely delivery of building materials. We are one of the area’s largest dealers of Anderson windows and have the expertise to help with any building or window project, large or small.

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