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Welder - Fabricator 1

Valmont Industries, Inc. Salem, OR
3575 25th St SE Salem Oregon 97302-1123

Why Valmont

Weâ??re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.


Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce. Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

  Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for a Welder â?? Fabricator position in the Global Engineered Infrastructure Products (EIP) Division, Salem, Oregon location. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will process material in accordance with shop drawings using designated machines.  In addition, this position will complete welding training and demonstrate weld quality and efficiency to fabricate or repair products according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders using a variety of arc welding equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports into Operations Manager and has no direct or indirect reports
  • Use various measuring equipment such as and not limited to, tape measure, weld bead gauges, angle finder, and protractor
  • Perform fabrication process utilizing and determining necessary machines and layout tools
  • Perform welding operations requiring a limited amount of planning of work from blueprints or other written specifications and determining operation sequence
  • Utilize all safety devices and wear all mandatory personal protective safety equipment
  • Maintain and operate production tooling and fixtures as well as all welding equipment in a safe and secure manner
  • Maintain material traceability and perform general housekeeping.

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

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of one year of experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • The ability to accurate read a measuring tape and knowledge of basic mathematics
  • The ability to read weld symbols and blueprints
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • The ability to lift to 50 pounds

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • American Welding Society (AWS) welding certification from a recognized school
  • One year of previous qualified welding experience in a professional environment
  • 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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Date Posted November 13, 2022
Date Closes December 13, 2022
Requisition R16195
Located In Salem, OR
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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