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Valmont Industries, Inc. RT (Fab) 1st shift 5am-3pm in Estill, South Carolina

41 Wood St Estill South Carolina 29918

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.

  • No Degree-operate cranes. Performs basic maintenance on blasting, packaging, and coating equipment. Paint transmission sections, light poles, arms, bases and small parts using HVLP, air assisted airless, and electrostatic powder coating equipment. Mix and apply paint to desired specifications. Must have 90 days experience and demonstrated proficiency at each level (1, 2 & 3) before progressing on to step 4.

  • Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Painter position at our Estill facility. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will paint quality composite light poles and accessory products according to customer specifications. Additionally, but not limited to, you will…

  • Select the proper paint according to the print specifications & set up a per production schedule

  • Ensure that all poles and any parts are wiped and cleaned prior to painting and avoid over spray

  • Clean entire pole with acetone to remove dust and dirt.

  • Properly place the pole prior to painting

  • Set up machine for wet mil coverage of 3.5 mil’s of paint

  • Check millage of painted parts

  • Paint the product with even coverage to avoid runs

  • Remove product and place on conveyer for drying

  • Keep containers containing chemicals labeled and covered at all times in accordance with EPA and fire prevention standards

  • Maintain paperwork for daily inspection of filters

  • Regularly inspect parts for quality at prescribed intervals per written and verbal guidelines

  • Detect and report defective material, improper equipment operation and unusual conditions to supervisor

  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean, safe and orderly condition

  • Follow all standard and/or prescribed safety regulations

  • Follow all standard operating procedures

  • Keep work area and painting equipment clean, emptying all trash, putting away all tools, etc in their proper location at the end of the shift

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Proficient with tape measure and the use of hand tools

  • Ability to read and follow written and oral directions

  • Possess knowledge of pneumatic painting equipment and proper use of same

  • Maintain supplies needed on a weekly basis

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, use hand and arms to reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel and lift up to 60 lbs. without assistance

  • Work with and around chemicals/solvents and work in hot and cold environments.

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to utilize proper decision making techniques

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.

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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.