Valmont Industries, Inc. General Laborer - 3rd Shift in Steele, Alabama

475 Dietrich Road Steele Alabama 35987-2613

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.

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for our General Laborer - 3rd Shift position at the Steele, Alabama Coatings Site. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will prepare products and materials for the galvanizing process by hanging, cleaning and finishing products according to customer specifications. Additionally, you will…

  • Work in an open air construction type environment

  • Finish and clean product using hand tools and power tools

  • Hang or wire parts to racks for pickling and galvanizing

  • Pull and place chains and ropes around steel bundles for racking

  • Inspect and identify unsafe production 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 What it takes Required Qualifications

  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions

  • The ability to accurately read a tape measure

  • The ability to communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision

  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds from ground to shoulder height or higher

  • Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time (length of shift) in an open air environment; push, pull, bend, reach and walk

  • Must be able to wear all required PPE and maintain a safe work environment

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

  • 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

  • Six months of previous experience operating heavy equipment (forklift)

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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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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.