Sign up menu

Welder - 2nd & 3rd shift ($20+/hr)

Valmont Industries, Inc. Valley, NE
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.

Valmont is currently seeking highly motivated and talented individuals for welding positions in our Steel and Irrigation Operations 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 variety of arc and gas welding equipment.

Additionally, you willâ?¦

o    Fuse or weld metal structural components together by means of arc welding in the fabrication of steel electrical poles, substations, and other structures

o    Perform welding operations requiring a limited amount of planning of work from blueprints or other written specifications and determining operation sequence

o    Utilize all safety devices and wear all mandatory personal protective safety equipment

o    Adjust welding equipment to its prescribed settings

o    Maintain and operate production tooling and fixtures as well all welding equipment in a safe and secure manner

o    Read and complete labor reporting system, standard shop forms, and blueprints

o    Performs minor welding machine maintenance (i.e. tips, liners, gas cups)

o    Uses labor reporting system, routing shop forms, and fills out move tags

What it takes

Required Qualifications

o    One month of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment

o    The ability to accurately read a measuring tape

o    The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions

o    The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

o    The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

o    The ability to pass on onsite welding assessment

o    The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

o    High School Diploma or GED equivalent

o    One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

o    American Welding Society (AWS) welding certification from a recognized school

o    Six months of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment

o    The ability to read and interpret blue prints correctly without assistance

o    High awareness for safety at all times

o    The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision

o    Passion and integrity and the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and familyâ??s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Retirement plans
  • Dependent care
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.


Due to the nature of Valmontâ??s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

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 [email protected]

Date Posted August 1, 2022
Date Closes August 31, 2022
Requisition R15245
Located In Valley, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

Similar Jobs

16 August ( Today )

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

16 August ( Today )

Research Assistant I

16 August ( Today )

School Support Specialist