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Coatings Inspector

Valmont Industries, Inc. Steele, AL
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.

Job Description

Valmont is currently seeking a motivated and talented individual for our Coatings Inspector position â?? 1st shift at the Steele, Alabama Coatings Site.  We are looking for a trainable individual that will complete a final in-house inspection of customer product based on ASTM standards after the galvanizing and/or paint process has been completed.  This is an entry level, hourly position.  Pay is $15 per hour.   Hours are 4 am â?? 2:30 pm Monday â?? Thursday.   4 am â?? 12:30 pm every other Friday as needed.  Individual will be trained on customer requirements and standards.

Additionally, you willâ?¦

  • Check and inspect product for flaws or defects
  • Assess product according to ASTM standards
  • Take mill readings using a positector 6000 probe
  • Approve product for movement to paint and/or shipping
  • Upload data from positector to computer
  • Complete data entry on computer as needed
  • Guide and train finishers on recognizing and repairing defects
  • Guide and train finishers in metalizing process
  • Assist in general plant clean up and housekeeping
  • Work safely, protecting self and others from accident and injury
  • Operate an overhead crane and combi lift as needed.

What it takes

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum amount of experience with the ability to train/learn
  • The ability to read, write and follow written and verbal instructions
  • The ability to operate a computer and use standards programs (word, outlook, excel)
  • The ability to read and understand blue prints
  • Must pay close attention to detail
  • The ability to understand and utilize training
  • Must be able to make clear and concise decisions
  • Must be self-supervising at times
  • The ability to communicate problems or needs to coworkers and supervision
  • Must be a team player and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds from ground to shoulder height or higher
  • Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time (length of shift) in an open air environment
  • Physical requirements: walk, bend, squat, kneel, push, pull, bend, reach, grasp, kneel
  • Must be able to wear all required PPE and maintain a safe work environment
  • The ability to operate an overhead crane and/or combi-lift

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Six months of previous experience in a quality position
  • Six months of previous experience with reading and using mil gauges
  • Six month of previous experience operating a crane and forklift
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • 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
  • Six months of previous experience in an industrial or galvanizing environment

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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Date Posted May 4, 2022
Date Closes June 3, 2022
Requisition R13974
Located In Steele, AL
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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