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Valmont Industries, Inc. Machine Operator Weekends Fri-Sun in Fort Meade, Florida

1381 Hwy 17 North Fort Meade Florida 33841

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Business Title:

Machine Operator 5


Fort Meade

A Brief Summary of This Position

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Machine Operator 5 position . We are looking for a highly driven individual that will assist in various daily manufacturing production activities across multiple departments within the plant. Additionally, you will…

Essential Functions

  • Knowledge of department and plant processes

  • Knowledge of production equipment\hand held tools used in department in a professional manner (Spinner, Iron Worker, Ring Roller, Spiral Roller, Parts Washer and Mig and Stick Welding.

  • Forklift Certification.

  • Ability to read blue prints

  • Operate Spinner and complete inspections

  • Department processes and safety training

  • Perform minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, dies, or work pieces

  • Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements

  • Participate in Lean manufacturing, Gemba and 5S

  • Ability to accurately use and read a tape measure

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

  • Understand mixes, hydraulic pumps and pressures, flo path and comprehension of equipemtn clean up

  • Ability to work overtime as required to meet business needs

  • Demonstrates the ability of attention to detail of product and processes

  • Perform strenuous activities for a moderate duration

  • Maintains an attitude that unlawful or unethical actions are not accepted

  • Performs other duties directed by leaders and management

  • Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors, which conform to all Valmont safety policy and procedures

Other important Details about the Role:

  • Ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

  • Ability to work overtime as required to meet business needs

  • Remove all debris and foreign material from mold.

  • Appropriately apply a thin layer of oil to coat mold skin from tip to butt

  • Articulate the difference in chuck bodies and wedges and install them correctly on to the mold strand.

  • Ability to read, measure and install the false plate per the engineered drawing

  • Ability to read and comprehend the daily layout sheet and install the correct size spiral wire in the mold to approximately match the mold sections dimensions.

  • Ability to read and comprehend the engineered drawing and determine the correct type and length of demold and install correctly and while it is flush and secured in place at the tip of the tension plate with tie wire.

  • Obtains initial stress jack certification from EHS.

  • Identify and report safety hazards

  • Assist with general plant clean up and housekeeping

  • This position reports to the Department Supervisor

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • High school diploma or GED is highly desirable but not required

  • One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience

  • Must be willing to to become forklift certified

  • Ability to work overtime as required to meet business needs

  • Ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions in English

  • Communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision

  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner

  • Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

  • High awareness for safety with the ability to wear all required PPE and work in a non-temperature controlled environment, as well as with exposure to outdoors

  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 30 pounds

  • Ability to spend 75% of workday standing or walking, 10% bending or kneeling, 10% stooping, and 5% climbing

  • Ability to be company trained and authorized to operate equipment and machinery

  • Ability to work overtime as required to meet business needs

  • Self-Motivated ability to be internally inspired to perform task to the best of one’s ability using his or hers own drive or initiative

  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Machine and equipment certification

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Educational Background

  • Must be able to read and write legibly

  • Must possess adequate communication and interpersonal skills to successfully interact with other employees

  • Must display and aptitude for problem solving and the ability to plan for potential problems or needs

Job Training Skill Development

  • In addition to the above, should have a basic understanding to make most necessary decisions within three months and have total comprehension of the job within one year.

Decision Making

  • The Ability to work overtime as required to meet business needs he incumbent must be able to make decisions, voice concerns and provide feedback on any safety issues regarding the scope of this position.


Physical Effort

















Body Mechanics

10 Lbs. Or less




11 - 20 Lbs.


Squat / Kneel


21 - 50 Lbs.




51 - 100 Lbs.




100 + Lbs.




Reach Above Shoulder



Reach Outward


12 Lbs. Or less


Hand/Finger Manipulation


13 - 25 Lbs.




26 - 40 Lbs.




41 - 100 Lbs.




Computer Ergonomics








LEGEND N =Never R =Rarely 1-4% O =Occasional 5-33% F =Frequent 34-66% C =Constant 67-100%

Mental and Visual Effort

  • Continuous mental/and or visual attention ensuring tasks are being done safely according to Valmonts policies and procedures.


  • Requires employee to work outside in heat, cold, wet and humid dusty environement.


Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services 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.

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Valmont is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.