Valmont Industries, Inc.
You are here:  >  Valmont Industries, Inc.   >  Manager of Protection Services
Employment Opportunities

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

Manager of Protection Services

Bookmark and Share
Located In:  Valley, NE
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Location:  Valley, NE
Start Date:  2020-06-29
Requisition #:  R8960
Positions Available: 
 28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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 manages and coordinates the performance of security, fire, rescue, hazardous chemical spill cleanup, and general service duties for the entire Valley plant complex to minimize loss of company or employee property and physical injury. The incumbent will provide a staff service "function" to all levels of administration for courier service to and from Omaha as required. The nature and character of the job requires the selecting, motivating, training, and supervising of all Protection Services personnel on all shifts to ensure the security and physical safety of company products and employees. The incumbent will directly supervise eight Protection Services Officers, working 24 hour, 365-day a year shifts as well as any company employees needed during emergency situations such as fires, tornadoes, floods, rescue operations and hazardous material spills.

Essential Functions:

  • Organize and structure procedures used in security functions such as rescue operations, internal and external investigations into matters affecting the company, physical inspections of all critical and sensitive areas of the plant complex.
  • Provide both in-house and public training programs for Protection Services Officers in all areas pertaining to the overall security function.
  • Provide a fluid and flexible working environment capable of rapid change to cope with any situation that might arise concerning the well-being of the company.
  • Establish a relationship with administrative officers, division and department heads to inform them of problem areas developing as observed by Protection Services Officers, in the course of their job duties.
  • Act as the company's representative in dealing with customers, vendors, and visitors during off-hours weekends, and holidays. Maintain company communications during non-business hours.
  • Maintain a professional working knowledge of all laws and legal procedures needed to perform basic security functions involving theft and vandalism investigations and /or other security measures.
  • Provide an on-going program to prevent industrial espionage, theft of vital company information by competitors, securing of vital records and proper disposal of confidential documents.
  • Participate actively in professional groups and societies pertinent to the job function such as The American Society for Industrial Security, The Nebraska Sheriff's and Peace Officers Association.
  • Develop and monitor operational budget and expenditures within corporate guidelines.
  • Coordinate cleanup of hazardous waste spills and notify appropriate company personnel.
  • Successful completion of hazardous waste training within six months of employment, or assignment to this position, as well as an annual review of the facilities hazardous waste management program.
  • Working knowledge of Valmont's Hazmat training which will include an eight-hour annual refresher course.
  • Manage the record keeping associated with the transportation of inbound/outbound raw material, finished product and scrap material.
  • Maintain, whenever possible, accurate accounting of all monetary savings accomplished by the Protection Services organization as in fields of theft detection, shipping discrepancies and monetary savings in fire detection and prevention, as well as savings accrued through policies established by the Protection Services organization.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining, Identipass door lock system, security cameras, security radios, first aid equipment, and other items required for the Security dept.
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of the C-TPAT program and adhere to all guidelines and required documentation.
  • This position reports into the Valley site Facility Manager and has approximately 10 direct reports
  • This role requires up to 5% domestic travel, including overnight stays

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

  • Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years relevant experience OR Associates Degree with 7+ years relevant experience OR 9+ years relevant experience
  • Ability to inspire, motivate, develop and direct people
  • Experience using MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels of the organization
  • Working knowledge of various instruments commonly used in site Security (i.e. radios, first aid equipment, drug screening/UA equipment, etc.)

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a criminal justice or a related discipline is preferred
  • Certified Protection Professional (CPP) or Physical Security Professional (PSP) Certification
  • Ten years of progressive managerial security experience is preferred

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

The facility is approximately 400 acres and 40 buildings and the incumbent will spend a large portion of his/her time outside and in the manufacturing areas. This position will be exposed to all hazards located at manufacturing sites including noise, fumes, excessive heat and cold, dust, welding arc, all chemicals associated with the manufacturing areas, fire, smoke, unstable debris, confined spaces, and working in high areas.

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to reach with hands and arms; stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk, hear, taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.


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

Applications accepted through July 29, 2020


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

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.

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 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.

Build Your World
Valmont Photos
Advancement Benefits Culture Development Diversity Military What We Value

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

© 2020 Valmont Industries Inc.