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Fitter Welder - 2nd & 3rd Shift (Starting at 20+/hr)
Located In:Valley, NE
28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016
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 individual contributor position operates welding equipment to build and weld poles using GMAW (MIG), Flux Core (FCAW) welding. Must be certified in MIG and FCAW welding to meet AWS requirements as well as specialized certifications to customer requirements. Will be required to weld in flat and horizontal positions and rotational welds. Adjusts welding equipment to its prescribed settings, operates oxy/acetylene burning and plasma cutting equipment. Prepares poles for final weld off. Uses IFS labor reporting system, standard shop forms, move tags, reads and utilizes blueprints. May be called upon to operate Base Press, Rounder, Straightener, and forklift provided employee is qualified. Will work on product that is up to 84 inches in diameter and up to 30,000lbs.
Set fixtures and jigs to blueprint measurements
Check set-up and first piece parts
Weld and cleaning of welds
Record labor when complete and move tag
Load on or load off completed parts
Determine when weld quality falls below acceptability and take corrective action or report to QA, Leadperson or Supervisor
Set up machines to the proper requirements so that usable parts are produced
Use blueprints to determine which weld procedure to use in order to assure weld soundness and integrity
Perform job duties of a Welder A and Welder B, as needed
Important Details about the Role
Communicates with co-employees and supervisors
Operates forklifts and overhead cranes.
Performs housekeeping duties in shop and work sites.
Requires the use of common shop mathematics, in feet, inches, degrees, and fractions, in reading complex prints, and standard specifications.
Must be able to manufacture product per shop drawings.
This position reports into the department's Production Supervisor
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
Minimum of 3 years of welding experience
Pass and maintain weld certificates for AWS, CWB, and several other customer required certifications in GMAW and FCAW welding
Read and decipher Lighting, Comm Tower and Utility blue prints and flat sheets without assistance and use them to properly setup and weld scheduled work
Setup, operate, and performs general maintenance of equipment without difficulty
Make mathematical calculation in finish welding product to the proper specifications
The ability to physically perform the requirements of the tasks assigned
Accurately read and use a tape measure, compass , micrometer, mag level, protractor, versa gauge, and caliper
Ability to locate information from a computer
Demonstrate a commitment to Safety through excellent safety practices and behaviors and conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures
Actively participate in department LEAN and Safety activities of the department, and demonstrated performance working in a team environment
The ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50lbs although the most frequent lift is under 20lbs.
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
One (1) year of previous experience operating a forklift
Knowledge of Valmont's quality procedures, standards, and practices
A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and IFS
Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
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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Applications accepted through June 16, 2019
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Making the World a Better Place to Live
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
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
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.