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Valmont Industries, Inc. Brake Operator - 3rd Shift 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.

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

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Retirement plans

  • Dependent care

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

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.

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