Valmont Industries, Inc. Waterjet Operator - 2nd Shift in Fort Meade, Florida
1381 Hwy 17 North Fort Meade Florida 33841
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.
The water jet operator is an individual contributor position responsible for drilling holes with the water jet machine. The incumbent is responsible for the operation of the waterjet machine. This person will work closely with the cosmetics team.
A Brief Summary of This Position
Operate and maintain high speed waterjet gantry machine
Operate 7.5 ton gantry crane and gas powered cart for material handling
Operate Alltra CNC machine, set cutting heads and work the control console and part program
Important Details about the Role
Knowledge of the production technology of rotating poles
Visual assessment of the correct positioning of the holes in relation to the drawings
Visual control of the quality of the holes being drilled
Cooperation with the overhead crane operator, and cosmetic team
Compliance with the general OHS and fire safety instructions and workplace instructions
Performing all activities at the position with commitment and honesty
Caring for the safety of other employees
Performing other business orders from superiors and management
Daily control of technical condition of devices and tools
Keeping order at your place of work
This position reports to Supervisor/Production Manager and has no direct reports
Must have a high awareness for the safety of other employees and machines used in the production area
Ability to understand and follow through with direction from management
Participate in Lean 5S projects, as well as keep immediate production area clean
The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions.
The ability t work (1) to two (2) shifts of overtime per week
The ability to work in extreme temperatures with exposure to chemicals and irritating particulates
The ability to recognize and solve practical problems
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
High School diploma or GED equivalent
Knowledge of the manufacturing process of spun cast concrete poles
Basic knowledge of the computer
Current medical examination
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Posses These Preferred Qualifications
Experience in working in a similar prefabrication plant
Experience with concrete processes
Experience with core drilling and CNC equipment operation
Working Environment and Physical Efforts:
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.
Requires basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing of whole numbers. Must possess adequate communication and interpersonal skills to successfully interact with other employees. Must display an aptitude for problem solving and the ability to plan for potential problems or needs.
Job Training Skill Development
The water jet operator must demonstrate a minimum acceptable level of equipment specific knowledge within 6 months of on the job experience.
The water jet operator is responsible for judgement pertaining to quality of the hole drilling and finishing processes in a safe and effective manner. Monitors work for an acceptable level of quality. Independent judgement is required in this position, but the incumbent must also feel comfortable seeking direction from a supervisor.
The water jet operator spends the majority of a shift standing and walking. The incumbent also must be able to occasionally bend at the waist. The incumbent works with the cosmetic team and small tools. The average weight lifted daily is 10 pounds.
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.