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We recognize that our employees are the cornerstone of our accomplishments.  We pride ourselves on being people of passion and integrity who excel and deliver results.

As a growing global manufacturing company, we offer employment opportunities for qualified candidates in every area of every division around the world.  Valmont may have a place for you in one of our manufacturing plants or business marketing offices in North or South America, Europe, Asia, Australia or Africa.

We provide competitive compensation and benefits, a performance driven work environment and advancement opportunities.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all our employees, wherever their career with Valmont may take them.

Valmont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and we recognize that diversity brings benefits to the company – ways of thinking and approaches to decision making that can make us more successful.  We value the differences among individuals and welcome diversity within our workplace.  Each Valmont manager ensures that all applicants and employees are afforded an equal opportunity in employment.  We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business.  Our policy prohibits discrimination on any basis prohibited by law, including race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected under law.

No matter where in the world you live, Valmont products are part of your life.  They are making the world a better place to live - exactly what Valmont has been doing for more than 60 years.

Passion, Integrity, Continuous Improvement and Delivering Results - that is The Valmont Way

Painter Trainee - 1st shift

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Located In:  Mendota heights, MN
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Division: 
Location:  Mendota heights, MN
Start Date:  2018-11-29
Requisition #:  R4405
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 2411 Pilot Knob Road Mendota Heights Minnesota 55120-1119

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:

This position is accountable for assisting with various painter and general labor activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Able to perform General Labor duties.
  • Able to meet quality and production standards.
  • Ensure that the relevant equipment is in good working order, change filters and clean guns with supervision, set up equipment, up equipment, use and clean up equipment relevant to their task with supervision.
  • Able to use small hand tools and have good dexterity. Mechanical skills.
  • Fill out production reports, if required with supervision, able to read job cards (process sheets).
  • Prime with supervision.
  • Place pre-mixes in paint pots with supervision.
  • Able to read and write and have good math skills

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • This position reports directly to the Production Lead
  • Work well with minimal supervision.
  • Able to follow simple work instructions.
  • Ability to interact with diverse groups of people.
  • Good organizational and communication skills.
  • Work with a safety oriented attitude, insure a safe work environment.

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

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Show interest for improvement and advancement.
  • The ability to work in a cooperative manner and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

    Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

    All of the working conditions for this position is in a manufacturing shop environment with exposure to dirt, grease, fumes, cold, heat, noise, dust.  Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time.   Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic and safety safeguards such as hearing protection and respirator & paint equipment.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large containers for paint and equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

    Computer Software: Visual Shop, Workday

    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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

    2018-10-27-07:00
    Applications accepted through December 29, 2018

    EOE M/F/D/V

    Build Your World

    Valmont is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process.

    If you need an accommodation due to a disability to use our online system to apply for a position at Valmont, call us at 402-963-1166 or send us an email at RSS@Valmont.com.

    PLEASE NOTE: This contact channel is reserved for use by individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations in order to apply for a posted position with Valmont.  Information received via this contact channel will be routed to resources that will provide appropriate assistance to these individuals to ensure that their data is collected and entered into the system.

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    Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment.  We design, manufacture and sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and fabricated industrial products.  We also provide custom coatings services.

    Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating services.  Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products around the world from corrosion.

    Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh water resources.

    Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the world.

    Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries; forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.

    Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers in North America and emerging global markets.

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