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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.

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Batch Plant Operator

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Located In:  Bartow, FL
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
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Location:  Bartow, FL
Start Date:  2019-03-15
Requisition #:  R5507
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 4131 Hwy 17 South Bartow Florida 33830-7567

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.

BASIC FUNCTION:

Set up, operate, and tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as concrete, cement and aggregate.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Weigh and measure material, ingredients, and product to ensure conformance to requirements.
  • Start machines to mix or blend ingredients; then allow to mix for specified times.
  • Dump or pour specified amounts of meterials into machinery and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation,
  • Stop mixing or blending machines when specified product qualities are obtained; open valves and start pumps to transfer mixtures.
  • Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually or with hands in order to ensure conformance to established standards.
  • Record operational and production data on specified forms.
  • Transfer materials, supplies, and products between work areas, using moving equipment and hand tools.
  • Tend accessory equipment such as pumps and conveyors to move materials or ingredients through production processes.
  • Read work orders to determine production specifications and information.
  • Unload mixtures into containers or onto conveyors for further processing.
  • Clean and maintain equipment, includes clean up and wash down of both equipment and batching area.
  • Dislodge and clear jammed materials or other items from machinery and equipment, using hand tools.
  • Open valves to drain slurry from mixers into storage tanks
  • Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policy and procedures.

SKILLS /QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education - High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Experience - Six months to one year related experience
  • Computer - Must possess basic computer skills to include Excel
  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Reliability - Must be dependable and trustworthy.
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

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.

Other Physical Requirements

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toe/metarsal guard boots, hearing protection.

Ability to work in noisy, dusty environment.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

Applications accepted through April 14, 2019

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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