Valmont Industries, Inc. Batch Plant Operator in Bartow, Florida

4131 Hwy 17 South Bartow Florida 33830-7567

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

BASIC FUNCTION:

Set up, operate, and tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as concrete, cement and aggregate.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Weigh and measure material, ingredients, and product to ensure conformance to requirements.

  • Start machines to mix or blend ingredients; then allow to mix for specified times.

  • Dump or pour specified amounts of meterials into machinery and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation,

  • Stop mixing or blending machines when specified product qualities are obtained; open valves and start pumps to transfer mixtures.

  • Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually or with hands in order to ensure conformance to established standards.

  • Record operational and production data on specified forms.

  • Transfer materials, supplies, and products between work areas, using moving equipment and hand tools.

  • Tend accessory equipment such as pumps and conveyors to move materials or ingredients through production processes.

  • Read work orders to determine production specifications and information.

  • Unload mixtures into containers or onto conveyors for further processing.

  • Clean and maintain equipment, includes clean up and wash down of both equipment and batching area.

  • Dislodge and clear jammed materials or other items from machinery and equipment, using hand tools.

  • Open valves to drain slurry from mixers into storage tanks

  • Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policy and procedures.

SKILLS /QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education - High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)

  • Experience – Six months to one year related experience

  • Computer – Must possess basic computer skills to include Excel

  • Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

  • Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

  • Reliability – Must be dependable and trustworthy.

  • Safety Awareness – Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Other Physical Requirements

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toe/metarsal guard boots, hearing protection.

Ability to work in noisy, dusty environment.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.