Port St. Lucie Information Technology students recently visited A1 Truss and learned about the automated systems that the company operates through. Keiser students also worked on the company’s new website created through Word Press. Keith Buelta a Northwood University graduate, now Keiser University, manages the IT dept. and he gave the students a tour and spent 2 hours answering questions about the IT field and how they can become employed by A1 Truss, which offers an extensive internship program that can result in full-time employment. The tour was organized by Ray Hughes, a KU student in the Bachelor of Science program in Software Engineering. Hughes was hired on as an intern and has been a full time employee since 2014. Hughes said A1 Truss has a great company culture and they offer several benefits including bonuses as well as safety bonuses. In addition, Hughes said the company offers a relaxed environment to work in and they also give employees nice gifts for the holidays such as televisions and bicycles.
A1 Truss is located in Fort Pierce, opening in 2002, it can process trusses with less labor and more accuracy than any other plant in Florida. This is what sets A-1 apart from all the competition. Capacity and efficiencies will keep A-1 around to serve you for generations to come. A1 Truss employs more than 100 people and their entire system is automated from cutting the wood to moving the wood onto trucks for delivery.