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Valmont Industries, Inc. General Labor in Tampa, Florida

9520 East Broadway Ave Tampa Florida 33619-7721

Why Valmont

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A Brief Summary of This Position

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Skilled Labor position in the Tampa, Florida Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that possesses a good work ethic, positive attitude, and attention to detail.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and productive working environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. repeatedly throughout shift

  • Inspect and ensure the safe use and disposition of production fixtures, chains and hooks

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

  • Hand wire small to medium-sized parts to racks for pickling or galvanizing

  • Loads and unloads racks and fixtures to maximize weight without compromising quality

  • Ability to operate pneumatic grinders, pneumatic strappers, acetylene torches, manual strap cutter, banding machine

  • Using files, grinders and/or wire brushes, removes icicles, etc. so material meets specification

  • Follows all recycling procedures i.e. recycling of zinc from rack, aluminum, spray cans, wire and dunnage

  • All other duties as determined by management.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate:

  • The physical ability to stand and walk duration of shift

  • Must accept cross-training for multiple positions

  • Must work well in a team environment

  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

  • Must follow safety rules and report all accidents and near misses to management.

  • High attention to detail

  • Excellent hand and eye coordination with 20/20 corrected vision

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • 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 in a galvanizing, manufacturing, or fabrication environment

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.

Working Conditions

The employee is continually exposed to a working environment consisting of smoke and irritating particulate impurities, acid fumes from pickling tanks, and large quantities of windblown dust and ash produced as by-product to the process. In addition, the nature of the industry results in extreme heat in the summer (typically 10-15 degrees above outdoor temperature).

Hazards

The galvanizing industry is a heavy, demanding industry that is plagued by many hazards; however, this job description assumes that many of these hazards are avoidable if properly managed by close supervision and skilled employees. Some hazards are, include: hypersensitive reaction to chemical environment, heat exhaustion or aggravations created by blowing dust and ash. In addition, constant exposure to such hazards as burns, cuts, contusions of various degrees and eye injuries make the possibility for incidents high even under the best conditions.

Benefits

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

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.

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