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Valmont Industries, Inc. Tube Line Welder/Machine Operator - 1st and 3rd shift available 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 Tube Line Operator – is an individual contributor who will learn the operations of the burnisher, straightener, saw and buffer equipment to produce high quality products. The incumbent operates overhead crane, plate blaster, and forklift and maintains the tube line equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform welding repairs to seam splits on the manufactured tubes

  • Operates forklift to move material in the shop areas

  • Perform various other duties requested by the supervisor to ensure customer requests are met

  • Maintain a productive working environment to manufacture high quality Valmont products in safe and efficient manner

  • Perform regular preventative maintenance on all equipment in assigned areas

Important Details about the Role

  • Demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures

  • Perform various other duties requested by the supervisor to ensure customer requests are met

  • This position reports to the Small Pole department’s Production Supervisor

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

  • Zero (0) to six (6) months experience

  • Perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing

  • Pass a forklift test from Valmont’s safety department

  • Read a tape measure

  • The ability to prioritize work in order and complete deadlines

  • Read and follow written and verbal instructions

  • The ability to work through and solve practical problems

  • The ability to work timely and expeditiously to deliver on-time, high quality results

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 10 pounds

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Three (3) months previous experience operating manufacturing machinery

  • Previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment

  • One (1) year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

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

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives

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

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.