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Valmont Industries, Inc. CNC Drill Operator - 2nd & 3rd shift (24+/hr) in Valley, Nebraska

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the CNC Drill Operator position in the Small Parts Fabrication department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be responsible for operating upright drill presses, CNC machining center, saw, radial arm drill, and hand drills. This position works under the direct supervision of the Department Supervisor/Lead person.

Essential Functions

  • Read and interpret production drawings

  • Use shop mathematics, including decimals, complex fractions, and simple algebra to lay out various products of the unit, and determining various cutting depths, feed rates, and revolution per minute

  • Operate upright drill presses, CNC machining center, saw, radial arm drill and hand drills

  • Uses measuring instruments such as a protractor, framing square, tape measure, tri-square, center finder, levers, scribes, calipers, and drill gauges to fabricate various products of the unit

  • Understand material requirements and specifications as stated on blue prints and drawings

  • Decide through the use of learned solutions the sequence of set ups, operations, and processes within the limitations of recognized methods and procedures for completing work in process according to work schedules and constraint and shipping buffers

  • Coordinate with other personnel in the small parts area to ensure the proper sequence of operations to be performed on specific parts to maintain workloads

  • Maintain housekeeping in work area, and on all machines used

  • Perform operator preventive maintenance on equipment, and informs supervisor and/or lead person of any breakdowns or damage of equipment or parts

  • Read and interpret work orders and daily production schedules. Write entries on daily shop production labor report to show work completed.

  • Be responsible for safety and environmental issues regarding assigned area, i.e. material handling of material, crane use, vacuum lift use, cutting torch, hot parts, lifting weight limits, proper eye protection, proper level in water table to minimize smoke generated during cutting process

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • 1 year experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • 6 months experience operating a CNC Drill or like machine

  • The ability to read, write, and communicate in English

  • The ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide

  • The ability to accurately read a tape measure and micrometer

  • The ability to read Valmont blueprints

  • The ability to walk and stand up to 100% of the shift

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • One year of previous experience operating a forklift

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

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 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 22 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.