Valmont Industries, Inc. Brake Operator - 3rd Shift-2 in Columbus, Nebraska

1600 East 29th Ave Columbus Nebraska 68601

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 Brake Operator position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will align and measure materials prior to bending with the press brake and will operate a brake safely and efficiently to bend trapezoids into pole shafts. Additionally, you will…

  • Enter the necessary data into the Press Brake computer to operate the machine accurately

  • Complete required reports and record the appropriate date with accuracy

  • Ensure a high standard product by inspecting all produced work for quality

  • Operate a minimum of two press brakes, one that is numerically controlled and one manual machine

  • Demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures

  • Bend pole trapezoids and/or parts by using the magnetic crane to move the material and Brake press to complete the projects

  • Operate an overhead crane

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • The ability to program and re-set the Press Brake and troubleshoot operating malfunctions

  • The ability to read and decipher blue prints and flat sheets without assistance

  • The ability to certify for overhead crane

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Six months of previous experience operating a brake press

  • One year of previous experience reading and interpreting blueprints and flat sheets in a professional environment

  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

  • The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals

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

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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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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.