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Valmont Industries, Inc. QA Inspector (Evening Shift) in El Dorado, Kansas

955 North Haverhill Rd El Dorado Kansas 67042-4806

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.

Starting Wage: $24.32/hour + $1.00/hour shift differential for 2nd Shift

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the QA Inspector (Evening Shift) position. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will ensure that the products manufactured within the division and all materials received from outside divisions meet or exceed quality requirements of the customer and Valmont.

Inspection personnel should be qualified prior to the start of the inspection of production welds to all applicable code and contract requirements. These requirements vary significantly from code to code and can also depend on the inspection method being conducted. Examples of certification standards are:

  • AWS QC1, Standard for AWS Certification of Welding Inspectors

  • AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code , Chapter 6.1.4

  • ASNT Recommended Practice SNT-TC-1A

  • ASNT CP-189, ASNT Standard for Qualification and Certification of Nondestructive Testing Personnel

Additionally, you will…

  • Ensure correct assembly of fabricated materials by dimensional checks and visual inspection of welds

  • Conduct Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) by ultrasonic, magnetic particle equipment, and dye penetrant equipment

  • Interpret reports for NDT and pass or reject materials according to quality acceptance

  • Record testing and inspection information on the required inspections sheets, production cards, and computer reports

  • Have the authority to reject material or stop work processes to minimize financial loss and risk of customer dissatisfaction

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Two years of additional education or relevant experience, with at least six months in a welding or inspection environment

  • The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing

  • The ability to accurately use and read a tape measure, thread gauges, micrometer, protractor, and dial calipers

  • One year of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

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

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • The ability to stand up to 95% of the shift

Highly qualified candidates will also posses:

  • Previous experience with NDT or Associates Degree or Certificate in Welding discipline or NDT: VT, MT, UT

  • Two years of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • The ability to work timely and expeditiously to deliver an on-time result without errors

  • The ability to prioritize work in order to complete deadlines

  • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision

  • The ability to work effectively and efficiently with plant employees, supervisors, management, and customers

  • 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.

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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.