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Assembler

Valmont Industries, Inc. Bellville, TX
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11308 Hwy 36 Bellville Texas 77418-0640

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

This position is an individual contributor entry Assembler role that is responsible for primarily pulling the cable as needed in the assembly of concrete poles in accordance with companyâ??s written procedures. The incumbent will also be assigned to assist in various tasks and duties in relation to the pole assembly process, pole inspection, and post-job cleanup.

Essential Functions

  • CABLE PULLING: Verifying the strand, pulling the strand and placement into tip tension plate, pulling cable, cutting the strand, and placing the strand at the base tension plate.
  • ASSEMBLY OF POLE: Removing straps from coils; installation strand and spiral; installation of chucks on strand; marking hole patterns; cut cable; skill saw operation; marking poles; untangle spiral; tightening rebar; verify mold; cutting slacks with chop saw; inserting slacks; tying slacks; plate inspection; installation of 8mm wire, chucks on 8 mm wire, strand and spiral wire, structure rings, ground wire, ground tanks and rings, proper use of tie gun; sequence it takes to assemble a cage safely; recognizing the materials needed to assemble a cage; pull spiral to proper pitch; detention strand; wire puller; pulling and installing rings.
  • POLE INSPECTION: Work with lubrication molds operators on the group reinforcement tension stand and the cranes. Produce and control the correct implementation of the reinforced basket. Correct and fix the pre-stressing steel cars on the spire constantly. Work with Crane Operator to transfer products from basket to tension stand. Report noticed defects and faults to the manager. Conduct strenuous and physically demanding task for long hours and in extreme environmental conditions. Gather, inspect, repair and replace reusable materials and components for production rotation. Compliance with the general OHS and fire safety instructions and workplace instructions.
  • POST-JOB CLEANUP: Basic cleanup duties, general housekeeping, use of basic hand tools, and reading tape measure. Clean general work and ensure equipment, tools and materials are properly stored.
  • Other duties assigned by the management staff

Other 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 as needed

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

  • High School Diploma or GED is highly desirable but not required
  • One year of general labor experience preferably in a manufacturing environment or willing to learn
  • 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 as needed
  • The ability to work in extreme temperatures with exposure to chemicals and irritating particulates
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Basic mathematics (Fractions and Measurement)
  • English comprehension (Read & Write)
  • More than one year of general labor experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in working with concrete or in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of reading a tape measure and using basic hand tools.

SKILL

Educational Background

Must have basic mathematical skils to be able to work with decimals and fractions; tape measurement skills, and ability to measure using metric and standard system. The ability to read, write and follow non-complex instructions (Reading floor prints and blueprints).

Job Training Skill Development

In addition to the above, the incumbent should have a basic understanding to make most necessary decisions within three months and have total comprehension of the job within one year. 

Decision Making

The incumbent must be able to voice concerns and provide feedback on all production, quality, and safety issues regarding the scope this position. 

EFFORT

Physical Effort

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. Exposure to hazards in the work environment such as chemicals, oil, power industrial vehicles

Mental and Visual Effort

Continuous mental and/or visual attention for sustained period where the workflow is repetitive and the operator requires constant alertness. Concentrated and exacting mental and visual attention involving planning and the setting up of complex work.

JOB CONDITIONS

Working Conditions

Requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat and cold, wet and humid, and dry air conditions and around dust.

Hazards

Personal protective equipment is required to be worn at all times in the performance of this position as indicated by Valmont corporate and local policy. All employees must exercise reasonal reasonable care and observe safety regulations.

LINE OF PROMOTION

Assembler 1 is the first of three tiers in a progressive line of Assembler positions. Employees can move upward in progression from an Assembler 1, to Assembler 2, and finally to an Assembler 7 position.

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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.


Date Posted February 5, 2023
Date Closes March 7, 2023
Requisition R17351
Located In Bellville, TX
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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