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Valmont Industries, Inc. Structural Fitter - Night (Mon-Thurs) in Tulsa, Oklahoma

801 N Xanthus Tulsa Oklahoma 74110-4949

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position

This individual contributor position operates welding equipment to build and weld poles using the GMAW welding process. The required welding certification for this position is in accordance with AWS D1.1 and specialized certifications to meet customer requirements. Welding positions required are flat, horizontal (rotational), vertical down as needed. Candidate adjusts welding machine to prescribed parameters, operate preheaters, Oxy-fuel, and plasma cutting equipment, in preparation for base and finish welding. Utilizes IFS labor reporting system, standard shop forms, specifications, and blueprints to complete work. The Fitter may operate shaft straightening and squaring equipment, Overhead cranes, and Forklifts upon certification. Will work on product up to 120 inches in diameter and weighing up to 80,000lbs.

Essential Functions:

  • Fitting assemblies to produce fabricated metal products used in electrical poles, substation and other structures.

  • Inspect machinery setup required to produce sound assemblies.

  • Use blueprint to determine the joint geometry required.

  • Locate and Tack weld components per the Blueprint.

  • Report, parts, machine or drawing errors to Supervisor, Lead and QA as needed.

  • Cleaning of tack welds in preparation for inspection.

  • Preform first article inspection before requesting inspection.

  • Recording labor when complete.

  • Load / offload work station.

  • Preforms repetitive operations according to Weld Procedure Specifications and Manufacturing tolerances to produce assemblies with soundness and integrity.

  • Preform Welder Job duties as needed.

Important Details about the Role

  • Communicates with co-employees, Supervisors and Leads

  • Operates Forklifts and Overhead cranes after Certification in the topic.

  • Preforms housekeeping duties in the shop and wok site.

  • Requires the use of common shop math, measuring in Ft., In., Fractions and preform Fraction to Decimal conversions.

  • Required to read complex prints and Specifications and produce products per shop drawing.

  • This position reports to the Department Supervisor.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate.

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent

  • Pass and maintain welder certification for AWS D1.1 using the GMAW process.

  • Complete the Valmont Basic Welder training program.

  • Ability to read drawings and specification without assistance.

  • Ability to read to read and use a tape measure, Level digital and bubble, weld gages, protractor.

  • Ability to make mathematical calculations.

  • Ability to setup, operate, and preform general maintenance of equipment (e.g. changing liners, drive rolls, etc.).

  • Ability to locate information from a computer.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to Safety through practices behavior and conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures.

  • Actively participate in department LEAN and Safety while working in a team environment.

  • The ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50lbs.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Posses These Qualifications.

  • Previous experience fitting structural steel products.

  • Knowledge of Valmont’s quality procedures, standards, and practices.

  • A working knowledge of Microsoft: Excel, Word, Outlook, and IFS.

  • Have a high awareness for safety at all times.

Working Environment and Physical Effort.

Most of this job is in an indoor shop environment. The Temperature range can be from >100° to <30°. Most operations may expose the employee to some type of disagreeable working condition (wind, cold, heat, dust, dirt, fumes, noise, vibration, water, or oil). Working conditions may vary with specific work assignments. Some areas of the plant can be noisy at times with sound levels exceeding 85 decibels. Hearing protection, safety glasses and safety toe shoes with metatarsal guards are required at all times in the plant. Gloves are required during certain operations.Face shield is required in addition to safety goggles when grinding. The employee must be able to spend the entire work shift on their feet within the plant environment. Some outdoor work is required, which includes work conditions with abnormal temperatures.Employee works around material stacked near head height. Conditions range from clean work to exposure to odors, fumes, drafts, wet conditions, dirt, grease, smoke, dust, noise, high temperatures and low frigid temperatures. These conditions range from severe to mild and can happen daily and in any combination.

Employees must stand and walk, as well as handle parts, tools and equipment, gripping and grasping on a frequent to constant basis. On occasional to frequent basis, employees are required to lift and/or carry parts. Most weight moved by hand is less than 30 lb. Although some parts weigh more, the maximum weight an employee can lift by hand is 50 lbs.Standing, bending, pivoting, walking and reaching overhead are required during most of the shift.

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.

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.
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