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Valmont Industries, Inc. Tack Welder in Birmingham, Alabama

4200 Jefferson Ave SW Birmingham Alabama 35221

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Fitter Assistant position. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will set up and assemble products for the unit by performing production tack welding to steel shapes using the GMAW process. Additionally, you will…

  • Read and interpret drawings to determine parts needed to assemble

  • Read and interpret drawings to ensure proper location of various small part attachments

  • Use flame torch to cut steel

  • Use measuring tape, levels, squares, and angle finders to measure distances and angles

  • Use motorized grinders, motorized buffers, stone grinders, and drills to help assemble product

  • Maintain appropriate professional competencies, certification, licenses, etc. necessary to perform the job

  • Have opportunities to train and advance to either welding or fitting positions

What it takes

Required Qualifications

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

  • OR graduated from an acceptable Technical Training Program focused in welding

  • Must pass GMAW flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead 2 inch weld test and maintain certification

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

  • Ability to use common manufacturing math

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

  • The ability to stand 90% of a shift and work in noisy, non-climate controlled 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 experience welding in an assembly environment

  • 1 year of [previous experience welding 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

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


Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

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.

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Valmont is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.