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Valmont Industries, Inc. Weld Trainee - 3rd shift $18+ 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.

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 Weld Trainee position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will has at least basic welding skill and knowledge with a desire to become a full time welder. Additionally, you will…

  • Participating in classroom and hands on training to learn to fuse (weld) metal structural components together by means of arc welding using one process in the fabrication of steel electrical poles

  • Use measuring tape, levels, squares, and angle finders to measure distances and angles

  • Use motorized grinders, motorized buffers, stone grinders, and drills to help assemble product

  • Obtain and maintain appropriate professional competencies, certification, licenses, etc. necessary to perform the job

  • Perform other duties as directed by leaders and management

  • Participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to use common manufacturing math such as adding and subtracting

  • Able to read a tape measure accurately

  • Basic weld skills and knowledge

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instruction

  • Must be able to pass the internal weld certification test at the completion of the training program

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1 year of previous experience welding in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • 1 year of 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

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Annual performance based bonus plan

  • 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.

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