Valmont Industries, Inc. Back Welder - 3rd Shift - Starting at $23.29 + $1.00/per hour shift differential in Claremore, Oklahoma
25010 Alliance Dr Claremore Oklahoma 74017
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 Seamer I position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate a flux core sub-arc welding seamer and place a continuous seamed weld on one or two sides of the shafts. This person will effect repairs and ensure quality prior to submitting the shaft for inspection by quality. This person will be required to work on projects alone or in a team environment. Additionally, you will…
Work from the directions of the supervisor to move pole shafts into the seaming processor, set up and operate the sub-arc welder
Weld, grind, and repair each pole prior to presenting it to the Quality Inspectors. This person will also repair all seaming defects as directed by the Quality Inspectors
Perform most of the work individually on a seamer. Essential tools and welding equipment will be provided, however, accountability and maintenance will be the employee’s responsibility
Work timely and expeditiously to deliver an on-time product without manufacturing errors
Perform other duties as directed by leaders and management
Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures
What it takes
Incumbent to pass an AWS welder qualification test and be able to use the seamer sub-arc welding equipment without difficulty
A minimum of 3 years of experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
Knowledge of welding properties of a variety of metals and alloys
A thorough knowledge of welding procedures and practices are essential to ensure the quality of the product. This will include the ability to calculate formula using basic mathematics, standard U.S. and Metric Measurements
Knowledgeable of Valmont’s quality procedures, standards, and practices and will be aware of Valmont’s environmental policies
At the end of 90 Calendar days the candidate must be able to maintain an acceptable level of production, quality and attendance as determined by Management
Highly qualified candidates will also possess:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Graduation from an accredited trade school
One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
American Welding Society (AWS) welding certification
A high awareness for safety at all times
Ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision
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.
Valmont Industries, Inc. is a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets.
Valmont began in 1946 when founder, Robert B. Daugherty, combined his $5,000 savings with a wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. From those modest beginnings, the company grew into a global leader of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and water-conserving irrigation equipment and solutions for agriculture.
From lighting and traffic structures to guide the way, to communication towers that keep people connected, to utility structures that power homes and businesses, to irrigation equipment and technology that helps grow the world’s food, we are committed to Conserving Resources. Improving Life ® .
Four primary business segments comprise Valmont: Engineered Support Structures; Coatings; Irrigation and Utility Support Structures. We manufacture products in over 80 different facilities spread across 6 continents and do business in over 22 different countries. Valmont is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol (VMI).
We are passionate about our products. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking products and processes to new markets, developing new products for existing markets, and continually improving across the company to ensure that Valmont solutions are always the global industry leader.