Valmont Industries, Inc. Paint Associate II - Graveyard Shift 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.

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Paint Associate II position in the Paint 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 the painting and packaging of Valmont product. Additionally, you will…

  • Be responsible for inspection and verification of painted products in accordance with the Valmont Finish Specification Manual

  • Package structures, poles and traffic arms

  • Assist with hanging and unhanging product as need at the lowerator

  • Be responsible for inventory accuracy while performing loading/unloading of product, painting and packaging.

  • Blasts T-poles, light poles, arms, T-bases, and small parts using Blastec blasting equipment and wheelabrater.

  • Occasionally paint large T-pole sections, light poles, arms, T-bases and small parts using Graco, Nordson and Pearl Component paint units. Also Sames electrostatic powder coating units.

  • Perform cycle counts as required

  • Help perform preventive maintenance on equipment and report any unsafe issues to the department lead person, supervisor or maintenance technician

  • Responsible for visual quality check on product- check for paint thickness and ensure product is within specification

  • Operate forklift, overhead bridge and gantry crane for loading and unloading product

  • Use proper transaction to move material in and out of department

  • Be responsible for ensuring a clean work environment

What it takes

Required Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred including overhead crane and forklift experience

  • Ability to read & write English

  • Perform basic math: add, subtract, decimals and fraction.

  • Knowledge of basic shop tools and equipment

  • Ability to see clearly and differentiate between colors

  • Must know how to use wet/dry mill thickness gauges.

  • Must be able to use E-Mail, RTG and WIP

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Has demonstrated proficiency at Paint Associate I

  • 1 year previous experience working in an assembly environment

  • 1 year previous experience working in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • 1years 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.