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Valmont Industries, Inc. Fab Tech B - Dayshift ($24+/hr) 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 Fab Tech B incumbent will be an individual contributor within the Valmont Machine Builders department. The incumbent will be responsible for analyzing blueprints and manufacturing the end product using various tools and equipment, including performing welding tasks. Additional responsibilities will including rigging multiple loads, working with hydraulic equipment and operating industrial equipment including but not limited to forklifts. The incumbent will work with various divisions with the Valmont family and must provide a professional and positive attitude. This position will require travel both domestically and internationally at time.

Essential Functions

  • Perform welding functions

  • Interpreting blueprints to accomplish end goal product results

  • Must operate necessary machines and industrial equipment (lathe, cutting torch, forklifts, overhead cranes)

  • Must have sufficient math skills

  • Must be a team player

  • Must have basic machining skills

  • Must have some rigging experience

  • Must understand basic hydraulic theory

  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must take responsibility for performing field repairs as needed

  • This position will require travel up to 25% (domestically and internationally) for period of up to two weeks, occasionally longer

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

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience

  • Ability to pass hands-on test and score minimum 82.5% on written Technician Mechanical test.

  • Must be B-Welder certified and demonstrate competency in MIG and STICK welding.

  • Ability to operate saw, iron worker, shear, cutting torch, drill press, lathe, and mill, brake press.

  • Must be able to operate forklift, man lift, P&H crane and overhead crane.

  • Must understand and maintain Utility Jacking devices.

  • Knowledge of and experience with hydraulic theory.

  • Have ability to interpret complex blueprints as well as work from verbal instructions.

  • Must possess sufficient math skills with ability to convert fractions and decimals. Some metric conversions and trigonometry required.

  • This position will require travel up to 25% (domestically and internationally) for period of up to two weeks, occasionally longer

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Graduate of manufacturing related technical training program or equivalent experience in related field (i.e. machining).

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.