Advanced Welder

Valmont Industries
Baltimore, NE
United States
Job Description
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.

Starting pay $22+/hr PLUS $2/hr shift differential

Available Shifts: 2nd, 3rd, Weekend

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Welder Level 2 position. We are looking for a highly driven individual who will weld metal components together to fabricate or repair products according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders using brazing and variety of arc and gas welding equipment. Additionally, you will…

  • Fuse or weld metal structural components together by means of arc welding in the fabrication of steel electrical poles, substations, and other structures

  • Perform welding operations requiring a limited amount of planning of work from blueprints or other written specifications and determining operation sequence

  • Maintain and operate production tooling and fixtures as well all welding equipment in a safe and secure manner

  • May be called upon to operate other machines in the shop

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • One year of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment

  • The ability to pass welding hand-on test and written assessment

  • The ability to pass and maintain weld certification to meet AWS, CWB and several other customer certifications in GMAW welding

  • The ability to read and decipher blueprints and flat sheets without assistance and use them to properly weld scheduled work

  • Knowledge of visual weld quality, penetration and appearance for finished shafts

  • Knowledge of how to accurately read a measuring tape

  • The ability to communicate and interact

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • 1+ year of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment

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

  • American Welding Society (AWS) welding certification from a recognized school

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

  • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision

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


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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