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Crane Operator (2nd shift)

Valmont Industries, Inc. Bartow, FL
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4131 Hwy 17 South Bartow Florida 33830-7567

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.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates traveling or stationary overhead crane to lift, move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials, using hoisting attachments, such as hook, sling, electromagnet, or bucket: Observes load hookup and determines safety of load.
  • Manipulates or depresses crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions.
  • Cleans and maintains crane and hoisting mechanism.
  • Inspects crane for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects or malfunctions.
  • May attach load to hook or other crane accessory prior to operating crane and be designated Crane Operator-Hooker or Crane Operator-Hooktender.
  • Inspect crane for safety issues on a daily basis.
  • Participate in department safety; demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors, which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures.
  • Other duties assigned by the management staff

Important Details about the Role

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • The ability to work overtime and extended hours including nights and weekends as needed
  • The ability to work in extreme temperatures with exposure to chemicals and irritating particulates
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems
  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

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

  • High school diploma highly desirable but not required
  • One year of general labor experience preferably in a manufacturing environment or willing to learn
  • Three or more years of previous experience operating overhead cranes preferable
  • The ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • Must be dependable and trustworthy
  • The ability to work in extreme temperatures with exposure to chemicals and irritating particulates
  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems

Work Environment and Physical Efforts:

Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable. Able to balance; bend/stoop; climb stairs; crawl; crouch; climb ladders; kneel; push/pull; reach above shoulder; repetitive motion; squat, and feel. Complete repetitive movements. Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable. Lift/move/transport items up to 50 pounds. Requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/air conditions and around dust. Exposure to hazards in the work environment such as chemicals, oil, power industrial vehicles

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 2, 2022
Date Closes September 1, 2022
Requisition R15327
Located In Bartow, FL
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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