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Valmont Industries
Baltimore, TN
United States
Category
Job Description
1950 Industrial Blvd Jasper Tennessee 37347-0438

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.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

Operates MIG and Flux core welding machinery and processes to fit up and weld external components on to shafts.  This person will be required to work on projects alone or in a team environment. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

      This position requires the incumbent to pass an AWS welders qualification test and be well versed in using welding equipment.  This person must be able to read blue prints with little assistance and use them to properly fit up product.  Three years of experience in a heavy manufacturing environment is desired or graduation from an accredited trade school with one year of experience.  This person must be able to make mathematical calculations in preparing the product or setting up machinery. The incumbent must be able to physically perform the requirements of the task assigned and will demonstrate a commitment to the Valmont Safety Statement and Corporate Safety’s Critical Success Factors process.  This person will support all efforts to 100% complete the site SBO Plan. This person will actively participates in department safety; demonstrates excellent safety practices and behaviors and conforms to all Valmont safety policies and procedures.

This person will be knowledgeable of Valmont’s quality procedures, standards, and practices and will be aware of Valmont’s environmental polices.

NATURE AND SCOPE:

Working from the directions of the supervisor the job requires the movement of pole shafts using and overhead crane and the gathering of parts and materials to complete the project. 

This person will back-weld assigned shafts using sub-arc procedures. 

The incumbent will weld, grind, and straighten each pole prior to sending it to         the next processing step.  .  This person will be responsible for repairing all quality problems.

This person must also be able to express equipment, parts, or procedural problems to the leadperson and the supervisor.  The incumbent should know how to complete require reports and enter the appropriate data with accuracy.

This person will operate various pieces of equipment and machinery e.g. welders, plasma cutting torches, handheld grinders, leveling and measuring devices.

A through knowledge of welding procedures and practices are essential to ensure the quality of the product.  This will include the ability to calculate formulas using basic mathematics and standard U.S. and Metric Measurements.

The incumbent will have to be able to prioritize work in order to complete deadlines.  They must also be able to work through problem with the minimum amount of assistance from the leadperson or the supervisor.

This person should be able to work timely and expeditiously to deliver an on-time product without manufacturing errors.

Most of the work performed will be in an area.  Essential tools and welding equipment will be provided, however the accountability and maintenance will be the employee’s responsibility.

This person must be able to perform the requirements of the job, which will include lifting, bending, stooping, twisting, and occasionally working overhead.

Inherent welding smoke and metal dust along with various temperature changes can be expected.

10.       The incumbent will be required to wear the required PPE at all times.  The basic PPE for all shop personnel will be ear plugs, safety glasses, and metatarsal footwear.  This person must be alert to the immediate surroundings to avoid accident or injury.  This will include not walking under suspended loads or performing work without the prescribed safety equipment.

Benefits

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.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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