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Valmont Industries, Inc. Machine Cutoff Operator 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.

Starting at $25+/hr

Available Shift: 1st

Brief Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Cutoff Operator is to set up and operate cutoff equipment to produce high-quality steel tubes at a precise length with a minimum amount of burr and/or scarf, and at the highest speed possible. This position will also work closely with the quality inspector and make critical machine adjustment as needed to stay within close tolerances for ovality and straightness of all tubing produced.

Essential Functions .

  • Set up and operate any one of three flying lathe style cutoffs, one flying bandsaw cutoff, and two flying friction cutoffs

  • Operator computer-controlled equipment to produce tubes at correct lengths within specified tolerances

  • Ensure that tubes are cut with a minimal amount of burr and scarf

  • Adust machine setups as necessary to cut evenly around the tube with no distortion on the ends

  • Maintain accurate records of orders completed, footage produced, and elapsed times

  • Wear all required PPE and follow all applicable safety policies

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

Required Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years relevant work experience in a production environment

  • Must possess basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide) and the ability to convert decimals and fractions (both ways)

  • Sufficient communication skills to learn from and train other operators and to interact with other team members to achieve an effective operation

  • Working knowledge of general shop tools such as welders, cutting torches, grinders, tape measures, and micrometers

  • Must be able to read and understand simple blueprints

  • Must be able to read and write legibly

  • Ability to stand up to 95% of shift and able to bend and stoop up to 70% of shift


Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

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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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 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 100 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.