Valmont Industries, Inc. Paint Utility - 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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Paint Utility 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, Share responsibility with the Supervisor and Lead on subjects of safety, production schedules, productivity, training and dispatching. Additionally, you will…

  • Be responsible for knowing all phases of the department operations and be able to assume responsibility for filling in for the Lead or Supervisor in the event of vacations, sickness, etc.

  • Be required to know and perform all phases of the painting process as a Painter and retaining this responsibility until the regular operator returns

  • Must be able to operate the following machines: manual blaster, liquid painting, powder painting, wrapper, straddle truck, forklift, lowerator

  • Must be able to perform preventive maintenance on all equipment including conveyors

  • Must be able to train all operators within the department

  • Must be a good communicator.

  • Be able to inspect products after curing to assure a high quality of finish with proper thickness, and complete Log Thickness readings on log sheet for tracking purposes

What it takes

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to read & write English

  • Perform basic math: add, subtract, multiply, divide decimals and fractions

  • Knowledge of basic shop tools and equipment

  • Ability to see clearly and differentiate between colors

  • Be able to read and interpret production drawings and Valmont specifications as related to coating requirements

  • Knowledgeable on IFS and computer systems for production order tracking

  • 6 months previous experience working as a Paint Associate Level 1 in the Paint Department

  • 6 months previous experience working as a Paint Associate Level 2 in the Paint Department

  • 6 months previous experience working as a Paint Associate Level 3 in the Paint department

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1 year previous experience working as a Paint Associate Level 1 in the Paint Department

  • 1 year previous experience working as a Paint Associate Level 2 in the Paint Department

  • 1 year previous experience working as a Paint Associate Level 3 in the Paint Department

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

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills

  • 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, 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.