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Valmont Industries, Inc. Welder Skilled 22.00+ in Plymouth, Indiana

1545 Pidco Drive Plymouth Indiana 46563-1354

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.

The Welder position is an individual contributor in the Plymouth site. This person must be a highly driven individual that will weld metal components together to fabricate or repair products according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders using a variety of welding equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Fuse or weld structural components together by means GMAW arc welding in the fabrication of communication towers, components and overhead sign structures

  • Perform welding operations requiring a limited amount of planning of work from blueprints or other written specifications and determine 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 as all welding equipment in a safe and secure manner

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

  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.

Important Details about the Role

  • The employee is responsible for own work.

  • Must be able to work with other employees to complete job.

  • Setup, operate, and perform general maintenance of equipment without difficulty.

  • Make mathematical calculations in preparing product or setting up the machinery.

  • Read and decipher blue prints and flat sheets without assistance and use them to properly weld scheduled.

  • The employee must maintaina safe and productive work environment producing a quality product which is shipped complete and on time to satisfy the needs of the customer.

  • The employee has a direct impact on safety, quality, productivity, TME (total manufacturing expenses), and customer satisfaction.

  • This position reports to the Production Supervisor.

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

  • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and interpret shop drawings.

  • Basic working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Outlook or similar email software.

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record

  • One (1) to three (3) year of previous, hands-on MIG welding experience in a production environment

  • One (1) to three (3) years of previous experience welding aluminum

  • Multi-pass, stack layering welding experience

  • Ability to operate overhead cranes, prior experience preferred

  • Ability to read weld symbols and understand blueprints

  • Must be able to use and accurately read a tape measure

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations.

  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment.

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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