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Valmont Industries, Inc. Metal Fabricator - 2nd shift ($19+/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 fabricator responds in a positive fashion to the direction of a department supervisor, lead person and/or cell leader, setting up and operating production machines. The incumbent also loads and unloads material, ensuring piece/part integrity. All department equipment and machinery needs to be operated in a safe and efficient manner. The Fabricators complete all types of shop forms including move tags, inspection verification tags, employee volume control sheets, and employee communication sheets. This position requires use of safety guarding apparel including safety glasses, metatarsal boots, and hearing protection. Fabricator 1 may be called upon to operate a forklift provided they are qualified and certified under Valmont’s training program.

Evening shift hours: 3:30 pm - 2 am Monday through Thursday

Essential Functions

  • Production machine set ups

  • Production of parts to engineering standard times

  • Production of parts to acceptable quality levels and blueprint specification

  • Transporting materials from storage locations to work stations with timeliness and accuracy

  • Measure, cutting, and designing materials to customer and product specifications

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment

Required Qualifications

  • Strong working knowledge of all measurements found on a tape measure

  • Ability to stand and move about the shop floor for at least half of the shift

  • Ability to safely lift up to 25 pounds frequently throughout the shift

  • Ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs

  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail and accuracy while working in a fast-paced environment with multiple distractions

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Proficiently use thread gauges, micrometers, protractors and dial calipers

  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints or process sheets in a professional environment

  • Experience in fabrication or manufacturing environment

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Retirement plans

  • Dependent care

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

Due to the nature of Valmont’s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

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.