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Valmont Industries, Inc. Welder - 1st and 2nd Shift in McCook, Nebraska

75 South Hwy 83 McCook Nebraska 69001-8569

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

Valmont is URGENTLY HIRING hiring to fill various roles in support of our Operations at our McCook facility including day and evening openings in our production departments.

Employees currently hired to work in Production will be eligible for a $2000.00 RETENTION BONUS, to be split over 3 payments after 3, 6 and 12 months of employment!

A Brief Summary of This Position

The incumbent is responsible for welding metal components together to fabricate or repair products according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders using brazing and a variety of arc and gas welding equipment. The incumbent will be a highly motivated individual and be part of the Valmont Irrigation team.

Essential Functions

  • Fuse or weld metal components together by means of arc welding

  • Perform welding operations requiring a limited amount of planning or work from blueprints or other written specifications and determining operation sequence

  • Utilize all safety devices and wear all mandatory personal protective safety equipment

  • Adjust welding equipment to its prescribed settings

  • Maintain and operate production tooling and fixtures as well all welding equipment in a safe and secure manner

  • Read and complete labor reporting system, standard shop forms, and blueprints

  • Performs minor welding machine maintenance (i.e. tips, liners, gas cups)

  • Uses labor reporting system, routing shop forms, and fills out move tags

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

  • One month of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment

  • The ability to accurately read a measuring tape

  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

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

  • The ability to pass on onsite welding assessment

  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • American Welding Society (AWS) welding certification from a recognized school

  • Six months of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment

  • The ability to read and interpret blue prints correctly without assistance

  • High awareness for safety at all times

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

  • Passion and integrity and 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

  • 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.

Due to the nature of Valmont’s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

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 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 22 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.
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