Valmont Industries, Inc. End Prep - 3rd Shift in Valley, Nebraska

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position

The primary responsibility of the End Prep Operator is to remove excess burrs from the ends of tubes and visually inspect tubes to ensure product quality. Using a hand held grinder, rotary file, and other tools, the End Prep Operator deburrs the I.D. and O.D. and rolls the tubing across a rack to the straightener. The position is also responsible for following all Valmont safety policies and procedures and maintaining a clean and orderly work area.

Essential Functions

  • Operate a rotary file, bay flex grider, or other tools to deburr the I.D. and O.D. ends of steel tubes

  • Visually inspect tubing for mill marks, straightness, dents and dings, and other visible defects

  • Operate groover, straightener, and oiler to produce quality tubing

  • Roll tubing across a rack to straightener

  • Use tape measure as needed to ensure tubes meet required quality specifications

  • Wear all required PPE and follow all applicable safety policies

  • Work with team members to share information and contribute to an effective operation

  • Assist on the mill with setups when changing tube sizes

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

  • 1+ years relevant work experience in a production environment

  • Ability to read and write legibly

  • Must be able to read a tape measure including fractions

  • Ability to operate air and electric powered hand tools such as a grinder or rotary file

  • Sufficient communication skills to interact with other team members to maintain an effective operation

  • Ability to stand and/or walk 95% of the time

  • Ability to remain alert and comply with all safety requirements

  • Must be able to operate a forklift

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, call (402) 963-1115 or 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.