Valmont Industries, Inc. General Labor 1 in Petersburg, Virginia
3535 Halifax Road Petersburg Virginia 23805-1113
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GENERAL SHOP HELP
A Brief Summary of This Position:
Does miscellaneous production work to aid in production processes such as helping production workers by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include supplying or holding hanging parts, providing materials tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Manual move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor.
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the General Shop Help position in the Petersburg Virginia Galvanizing facility. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will prepare products and materials for the galvanizing process by hanging angle on spreader bars, staging tubular products, and preparing small parts for galvanizing. Additionally, you will…
Clean and finish product using hand tools and/or power tools according to specification.
Hand wire small to medium-sized parts to racks for pickling or galvanizing
Pull and place chains and ropes around steel bundles for racking
Move lightweight pieces of steel by hand from different locations in the plant and yard
Perform paddling functions to enhance the quality level of the various galvanized products using air guns to blow off zinc needles
Use air or electric powered tools to help prepare steel for pickling or galvanizing
Inspect and identify unsafe production tools, fixtures, chains, and hooks to ensure proper repair or discard unsafe items
Assist in general plant clean up and housekeeping
Work safely, protecting self and others from accident and injury
Provide back up on Forklift or Cranes
Assist in other areas of the plant as needed
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate:
The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions. The ability to learn and apply training
The ability to be flexible within the plant (changing departments as needed)
The ability to use hand tools and/or power tools
The ability to accurately read a tape measure
The ability to lift up to 50 pounds
The ability to push, pull, stand, bend, walk, and climb as job requires
The ability to work in an outside environment
The ability to communicate problems/needs to lead or supervisor
Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Highly qualified candidates will also possess:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Six months of previous experience in a galvanizing position
Six months of previous experience with hand tools and gauges including impact wrenches, air grinders, drills, taps, oxygen acetylene torches, and mill gauges
Six months of previous experience operating a bridge crane
The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
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.
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Paid time off
Employer paid life insurance
Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
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 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.