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General Shop Help - 1st Shift
Located In:Salina, KS
1100 North Ohio St Salina Kansas 67401-2403
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.
How you will contribute
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the General Shop Help position in Salina, Kansas Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will prepare products and materials for the galvanizing process by hanging angle on spreader bars, staging tubular products, and preparing small parts for galvanizing. Additionally, you will...
Inspect and identify unsafe production fixtures, chains, and hooks to ensure proper repair or discard unsafe items
Hand wire small to medium-sized parts to racks for pickling or galvanizing
Pull and place chains and ropes around steel bundles for racking
Move lightweight pieces of steel by hand from different locations in the plant and yard
Perform paddling functions to enhance the quality level of the various galvanized products using air guns to blow off zinc needles
Use air or electric powered tools to help prepare or clean up steel for pickling or galvanizing
Assist in general plant clean up and housekeeping
Work safely, protecting self and others from accident and injury
What it takes
The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
The ability to accurately read a tape measure
The ability to communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision
The ability to lift up to 50 pounds from ground to shoulder height or higher
Must be a physically able to stand for long periods of time (length of shift) in open air environment; wear PPE; maintain safe work environment
Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
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
Six months of previous experience in a galvanizing position
Six months of previous experience with hand tools and gauges including impact wrenches, air grinders, drills, taps, oxygen acetylene torches, and mill gauges
Six months of previous experience operating a bridge crane
The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
Certification of heavy equipment operation including forklift
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 email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.
Applications accepted through November 15, 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.