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Fitter/Welder (Evening Shift)
Located In:El dorado, KS
El dorado, KS
955 North Haverhill Rd El Dorado Kansas 67042-4806
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.
2nd Shift (3:30 pm - 2:00 am; M - F)
Starting Wage $22.02/hr + $1 shift differential
How you will contribute
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Fitter/Welder (Evening Shift) position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will weld metal components together to fabricate or repair products according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders using brazing and a variety of arc and gas welding equipment. A thorough knowledge of welding procedures and practices are essential to ensure the quality of the product. Additionally, you will...
Lay out, align and assemble fabricated metal products used in electrical poles, substations, and other structures
Work from blueprints and layouts to accurately fit structural parts or components together in shop in preparation to welding or riveting
Assemble components and determine whether processing specifications have been met prior to erection by workers at construction site
Perform repetitive types of assembling operations according to procedures established by others; and use hand tools and measuring devices in the performance of work
Fuse (weld) metal structural components together by means of arc welding using one process in the fabrication of steel electrical poles, substations, and other structures
Perform welding operations requiring a limited amount of planning and laying out of work from blueprints or other written specifications, and determine operation sequence
Lay out guidelines or marks on metal parts and cut metal with a cutting torch
Move pole shafts using an overhead crane and gather parts and materials to complete the project
Perform other duties as directed by leaders and management
Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures
What it takes
Successful completion of an internal weld test
Working knowledge of fixturing and weld setup parameters (amps, volts, etc.)
Knowledge of welding properties of a variety of metals
The ability to read and interpret blueprints to properly fit all products
The ability to set up work and determine operation sequence
The ability to calculate formulas using basic mathematics and standard U.S. and Metric Measurements
The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
At the end of 90 Calendar days the candidate must be able to maintain an acceptable level of production, quality and attendance as determined by Management.
Must be able to successfully cross train employees to increase production
Highly qualified candidates will also possess:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Graduation from an accredited trade school for welding
Three years or more of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
One or more years of previous experience welding in a professional environment
The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced 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
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 August 30, 2020
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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.