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Valmont Industries, Inc. Brake Operator - Weekend Nights - Starting at $21.77 + $1.00/per hour shift differential in Tulsa, Oklahoma

801 N Xanthus Tulsa Oklahoma 74110-4949

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 Brake Operator I position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate a brake to bend trapezoids into pole shafts. Additionally, you will…

  • Bend pole trapezoids and/or parts by using the magnetic crane to move the material and Brake Press to complete projects

  • Enter the necessary data into Brake Press computer

  • Complete required reports and record the appropriate date with accuracy

  • Calculate formulas using basic math, standard U.S. and metric measurements

  • Adhere to Brake Press procedures and practices to ensure the quality of the product

  • Set up and operate all press brakes used (layout of both ends of machines, small parts, mitered back up bar, half soles, and performing swam and swaddle)

  • Bend tube test pieces and determine correct blank size tubes

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Two years of experience in a heavy manufacturing environment

  • One year of previous brake experience

  • The ability to run all brakes in the shop

  • Ability to program and re-set the Press Brake, trouble shoot operating malfunctions, and be well versed in operator’s maintenance of equipment

  • Ability to read and decipher blue prints and flat sheets without assistance

  • Knowledge of quality requirements and standards

  • Ability to prioritize work and complete deadlines

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Completed related coursework from an accredited trade school

  • 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.

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Valmont Industries, Inc. is a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets.

Valmont began in 1946 when founder, Robert B. Daugherty, combined his $5,000 savings with a wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. From those modest beginnings, the company grew into a global leader of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and water-conserving irrigation equipment and solutions for agriculture.

From lighting and traffic structures to guide the way, to communication towers that keep people connected, to utility structures that power homes and businesses, to irrigation equipment and technology that helps grow the world’s food, we are committed to Conserving Resources. Improving Life ® .

Four primary business segments comprise Valmont: Engineered Support Structures; Coatings; Irrigation and Utility Support Structures. We manufacture products in over 80 different facilities spread across 6 continents and do business in over 22 different countries. Valmont is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol (VMI).

We are passionate about our products. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking products and processes to new markets, developing new products for existing markets, and continually improving across the company to ensure that Valmont solutions are always the global industry leader.