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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.

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

Welder Helper

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Located In:  Brenham, TX
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Division: 
Location:  Brenham, TX
Start Date:  2019-07-14
Requisition #:  R6447
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

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.

Why Valmont

A career with Valmont is a career with a future! Valmont is a global manufacturing company with employment opportunities around the world for qualified candidates. Wherever you live, whatever you do, chances are Valmont is part of your life:  Lighting and traffic poles that guide your way; Utility poles that bring power to your home and business; Communication poles and towers that enable your wireless communications; Irrigation equipment that brings much-needed water to cropland while conserving fresh water resources; and, long-lasting finishes that improve products around the world every day. Valmont needs YOU to make it all possible!

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Welder Helper position in the Small Parts department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will, while working under the direct supervision of the Departmental Supervisor/Lead person located in the Texas>Brenham location, assist with the moving and placing of material and product at predetermined places by means of overhead cranes and forklifts.  This person will rework component parts by grinding and/or welding to blueprint specifications.  Additionally, you will...

  • Comply 100% with PPE requirements and actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures
  • Clean and grind parts as needed and cut metals to predetermined sizes and tolerances. 
  • Use common shop manufacturing math to include adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing fractions and conversion of decimals
  • Determine the center of an object using basic measuring skills and shop mathematics
  • Perform operator preventative maintenance on overhead crane, forklift, and welding/ cutting equipment
  • Safely use overhead crane to properly position product for welding or grinding
  • Comply with direction from Shop Supervisor and Lead Person
  • Perform routing machine operations such as feeding or unloading a machine; and assisting worker by holding materials or tools.
  • Pass a 1G  v-groove weld test using GMAW and maintain certification
  • Safely operate band saw for cutting tubular product according to drawing

What it takes

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to pass Valmont endorsed 1G flat weld certification test
  • Six months of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment
  • Must be proficient at math to include adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing fractions and conversion of decimals
  • Must be able to accurately read a measuring tape
  • Maintain high awareness for safety at all times
  • Read, write, and/or speak English
  • Must be able to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Current Valmont endorsed 1G flat weld certification
  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • One year of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment
  • American Welding Society (AWS) welding certification from a recognized school

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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 (877) 468-3868 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Applications accepted through August 13, 2019

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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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