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Valmont Industries, Inc. Fitter - Mast Arms in Brenham, Texas

2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

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.

Why Valmont

A career with Valmont is a career with a future! Valmont is a global manufacturing company with employment opportunities around the world for qualified candidates. Wherever you live, whatever you do, chances are Valmont is part of your life: Lighting and traffic poles that guide your way; Utility poles that bring power to your home and business; Communication poles and towers that enable your wireless communications; Irrigation equipment that brings much-needed water to cropland while conserving fresh water resources; and, long-lasting finishes that improve products around the world every day. Valmont needs YOU to make it all possible!

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Fitter position in the Mast Arms department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will, while working under the direct supervision of the Departmental Supervisor/Lead person, be responsible for interpreting drawings and making arms/small parts in accordance with the drawings; this includes making sure that the proper parts are used, that pipe is cut the correct dimensions and formed according to established guideline, and that a quality product will result. Additionally, you will…

  • Use shop mathematics; adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides decimals, fractions and calculates angles.

  • Read drawings, blueprints, specifications, and a variety of measuring instruments including tape measure, level and protractor

  • Fit a variety of parts to Valmont and/or Customer specifications and tolerances

  • Operate welding equipment to perform MIG and welding to meet all applicable AWS and customer requirements

  • Use GMAW processes to tack welding together assemblies consisting of components of various shapes, sizes, and weights. Read and interprets welding symbols

  • Read and interpret work orders and daily production schedules

  • Write entries on a daily production log to show work completed

  • Uses proper safety equipment and procedures

  • Be responsible for understanding proper use of all equipment in arms area and/or small parts, including but not limited to pipe saw, Peidrick pipe bender, arm bender, plasma, drills, welding equipment, welding positioner, cutting torch, jib cranes, deburr lathe, fitter jigs, etc…

  • Use motorized grinders, buffers, stone grinders, die grinders and drills to assemble parts according to prescribed specifications, codes, and drawings.

  • Perform visual inspections to identify material discrepancies to assure welds have been completed satisfactorily in compliance with applicable drawings and specifications

  • Use weld gauge to measure weld size

  • Frequently lifts, pushes, and pulls up to 50 pounds

  • Must be able to operate various forklifts and electric pallet jacks to move product

  • Operates jib crane or overhead crane to lift and position components exceeding 50 pounds

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to read and write English

  • Ability to use common manufacturing math

  • 1 year experience reading and using blue prints

  • 1 year previous experience working in a manufacturing or fabrication environment, and/or have graduated from an acceptable Technical Training Program focused in welding

  • Must pass GMAW weld test and maintain certification

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 2 years previous experience working in an assembly environment

  • 2 years previous experience working in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • 2 years previous experience operating hand and/or power tools

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

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

  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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

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.