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Valmont Industries, Inc. Crane Operator in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

3129 35th Street Tuscaloosa Alabama 35401-5410

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.

Basic Qualifications (Required for job):

  • Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

  • Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with other using the spoken word.

  • Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.

  • Team Builder – Ability to convince a group of people to work toward a goal.

  • Working Under Pressure – Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

Preferred Qualifications (Optional):

One-year prior overhead crane experience preferred.

Essential Functions/Duties:

  • Determine load weights and check them against lifting capacities in order to prevent overload.

  • Move levers and turn dials to operate cranes for lifting, moving, and placing loads.

  • Inspect cables and grappling devices for wear.

  • Inspect and adjust crane mechanisms and lifting accessories in order to prevent malfunctions and damage.

  • Review daily work and delivery schedules to determine orders, sequences of deliveries, and special loading instructions.

  • A thorough knowledge of rigging and moving procedures and practices are essential to ensure safety and quality of product.

  • Must be able to perform the requirements of the job, which include lifting, bending, walking and working overhead.

  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by supervisor and leaders.

  • Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors, which conform to all Valmont safety policy and procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

No supervisory responsibilities in this position.

Working Conditions:

Ability to work in a noisy, dusty environment with ability to wear PPE to include steel toe boots, hard hat, safety glasses and hearing protection at all times in manufacturing areas.

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.