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Valmont Industries, Inc. Painter Operator 1st Shift (7:00am-3:00pm) in Newberry, South Carolina

19845 US Hwy 76 Newberry South Carolina 29108

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Painter position in the Composite department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will maintain and operate the manual paint booth and paint mix area in a safe and efficient manner. Additionally, but not limited to, you will…

  • Maintain all paint / fluid components and hardware

  • Maintain all associated paints, pigments, etc. in the paint mix area

  • Ensure proper settings and paint pot readiness prior to painting and maintain settings over the course of the shift

  • Clean, check and record all parts prior to painting

  • Ensure all daily and weekly paperwork is completed and submitted

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

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

  • Troubleshoot and correct various operational and quality problems

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

  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean, safe, orderly condition and meets all DHEC and OSHA requirements

  • Follow all standard and/or prescribed safety regulations

  • Follow all standard operating procedures

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Proficient with the use of hand tools for daily general maintenance of paint equipment

  • Ability to read and follow written and oral directions

  • Ability to understand order prints and follow production schedule

  • Maintain supplies needed on a weekly basis

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, use hand and arms to reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel and lift up to 75 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

  • Painter experience a plus

  • 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.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email

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.