Mobile valmont Logo

Job Information

Valmont Industries, Inc. Lead - Shop 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.

Job Title:

Lead - Shop


Tuscaloosa, AL

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Lead Shop position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be responsible for supervising the Pouring department and on occasion the Assembly department. The candidate will be responsible for overseeing the pouring operations for the current day’s production, cleaning the department area, and training new employees in the department. In addition, all site personnel receive cross-training and will be expected to work in any part of the plant as required by management. This position is an evening shift position.

Essential Functions:

  • This individual will supervise the concrete mixing department

  • Ensure the department members remain on task.

  • This individual must also work with fellow personnel in the Pouring department to ensure the caps or tops of the poles are added with ease

  • This individual must be able to assist in or to operate the spinner controls to spin the poles in the day’s production and assist with the general maintenance and up keep of the spinner.

  • This individual must be able to operate all equipment in the pouring department

  • Oversee the ordering of batching material such as cement, rock, sand, and admixtures with the batch plant operator.

  • Oversee the cleanliness and organization of the batch plant with the batch plant operator.

  • Work with the batch plant operator on the record keeping and maintenance checklist

  • Oversee the cleaning of production equipment daily.

  • This individual must ensure the poles in the day’s production are poured correctly.

  • Work with fellow personnel in the Pouring department clean any debris from mold

  • Work closely with the Lead Quality Assurance

  • Review all assembled pieces, notify Lead QA of readiness for inspection, and make any indicated changes or corrections


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • One year manufacturing experience.

  • Person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results.

  • Accountability – Able to accept responsibility and account for his or her actions.

  • Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

  • Applied Learning – Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience.

  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

  • Organized – Possessing the trait or being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

  • Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.

  • Safety Awareness – Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

  • Self-Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.

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

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an industrial shop setting. The incumbent is regularly required to stand for long extended periods of time. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. There are no travel requirements for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the shop. The employee is frequently required to move about the shop and site. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards when performing manual tasks such as welding or handling various materials. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds in working with materials and equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Working conditions may include abnormal temperatures including heat, cold, rain, snow and ice. Employee may also be exposed to jarring and bouncing, high noise areas, and other job related hazards. Employees are required to wear all necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) for the position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status . Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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

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.