Valmont Industries, Inc. Welder 1 - 1st 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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Welder 1 position in the Irrigation Department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will weld metal components together to fabricate or repair products according to layouts or blueprints.. Additionally, you will…

  • Applies limited weldments to prescribed settings and other minor welding jobs in a proficient and qualitative fashion

  • Performs minor welding machine maintenance (i.e. tips, liners, gas cups)

  • Uses labor reporting system, routing shop forms, fills out move tags, reads and utilizes blueprints.

  • Adjusts welding machinery to its prescribed settings, operates production tooling and fixtures, and operates oxy/acetylene and plasma burning equipment.

  • Uses all safety devices, operates all tooling, fixtures and equipment in a safe manner, wears/uses all mandatory safety apparel, i.e., weld masks, metatarsal boots, and hearing protection

  • Demonstrates effective and proper communication skills, responding in a positive/cooperative fashion to the direction of a supervisor or lead

  • Participates in various team functions and projects

  • Works with elements of lean production

  • Makes accurate accounting of labor, number of parts produced, and provide all necessary quality checks

  • Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • A working knowledge of using e-mail

  • The ability to successfully demonstrate hands-on level 1 mig/arc welding during an on-site capability test

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

  • Additional Qualifications:

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

  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook

  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Welding certification from a recognized school

  • Welding experience in a professional environment

  • Over five years of non-professional welding experience (i.e. hobby or other recreational activity)

  • 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.

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.