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Valmont Industries, Inc. Load Crew/Sandblaster in Birmingham, Alabama

4200 Jefferson Ave SW Birmingham Alabama 35221

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Loading Crew and Sandblaster position. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will exercise care and diligence when rigging material for outside rubber tire mobile cranes. Additionally, you will…

  • Read and interpret marks on material needed for loading or movement

  • Use proper and safe chain rigging techniques for material movement

  • Place or stack material for storage or loading

  • Work in an outdoor environment

  • Operate a forklift

  • Use a chain saw to cut dunning material

  • Sandblast

  • Have opportunities to train for other positions as they become available

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Six months previous experience preferred in rigging in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • The ability to read, write, add, subtract, multiply, and divide

  • Ability to use common manufacturing math

  • Repetitive lifting (up to 50 lbs. on occasion), stooping, reaching, pulling, standing, pushing, and grasping are required

  • Proficient at reading tags, bills of lading, and shipping and receiving papers

  • The ability to stand 90% of a shift and work in noisy, outdoor conditions

  • The ability to work with small hand tools including tape measures and gauges

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1 year of previous rigging experience in an assembly environment

  • 1 year of previous rigging experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • 1 year of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools

  • The ability to accurately and honestly check one's own work for quality assurance

  • The ability to communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions completely and accurately

  • High awareness for safety

  • The ability to learn and understand hand signals

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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 email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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