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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

General Labor - Shipping

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Located In:  Steele, AL
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Location:  Steele, AL
Start Date:  2020-07-30
Requisition #:  R9019
Positions Available: 
 475 Dietrich Road Steele Alabama 35987-2613

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.

    How you will contribute

    Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the General Labor position in our Shipping/Receiving Department in the Global Coatings Division at our Steele, Alabama galvanizing site. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will assist in the building of loads on second shift. This is an entry level shipping/receiving position that will assist in loading and unloading flat bed trucks in an outside area.

    Additionally, you will...

    • Lift, clean, and repair dunnage as needed
    • Identify materials or products for loading
    • Build loads using large forklifts and/or crane
    • Load items such as poles on flatbed trucks
    • Operate equipment and machinery in a safe, secure, and productive manner
    • Complete required paperwork
    • Make recommendations to resolve any damage or defects found in products
    • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations
    • Maintain a safe and productive working environment

    What it takes

    Required Qualifications

    • Must be willing to train in the use of forklifts and over head cranes
    • Experience using hand and power tools
    • The ability to read, write and complete paperwork
    • The ability to work outside in a variety of weather conditions
    • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
    • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and accurately read a tape measure
    • The ability to lift 50 lbs, stoop, push, pull, reach, grasp, walk and stand for various periods of time
    • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
    • The ability to work in a team environment with a diverse group of people
    • 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
    • 3 or more years of previous experience operating large forklifts and overhead cranes
    • 3 or more years of previous experience in a Shipping/Receiving environment
    • Basic computer skills
    • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
    • The ability to establish priorities and reorder priorities when necessary
    • The ability to inspect, spot, and report damage to maintain a quality product
    • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
    • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

    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 August 29, 2020

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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

    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.

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