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Custom Weld Fitter (2nd & 3rd shift available) $25+/hr

Company: Valmont Industries
Location: Valley
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016Why ValmontWelcome 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.A Brief Summary of This PositionThis individual contributor position operates welding equipment to build and weld poles using GMAW (MIG), Flux Core (FCAW) welding. The Custom Fitter must be certified in MIG and FCAW welding to meet AWS requirements as well as specialized certifications to customer requirements. This position will be required to weld in flat and horizontal positions and rotational welds. Adjusts welding equipment to its prescribed settings, operates oxy/acetylene burning and plasma cutting equipment. Prepares poles for final weld off. Uses IFS labor reporting system, standard shop forms, move tags, reads and utilizes blueprints. The Custom Fitter may also occasionally be called upon to operate Base Press, Rounder, Straightener, and forklift provided employee is qualified. Will work on product that is up to 84 inches in diameter and up to 30,000lbs.Essential Functions:Set fixtures and jigs to blueprint measurementsCheck set-up and first piece partsWeld and cleaning of weldsRecord labor when complete and move tagLoad on or load off completed partsDetermine when weld quality falls below acceptability and take corrective action or report to QA, Leadperson or SupervisorSet up machines to the proper requirements so that usable parts are producedUse blueprints to determine which weld procedure to use in order to assure weld soundness and integrityPerform job duties of a Welder A and Welder B, as neededImportant Details about the RoleCommunicates with co-employees and supervisorsOperates forklifts and overhead cranes.Performs housekeeping duties in shop and work sites.Requires the use of common shop mathematics, in feet, inches, degrees, and fractions, in reading complex prints, and standard specifications.Must be able to manufacture product per shop drawings.This position reports into the department's Production SupervisorRequired Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)Minimum of 3 years of welding experiencePass and maintain weld certificates for AWS, CWB, and several other customer required certifications in GMAW and FCAW weldingAbility to read and decipher Lighting, Comm Tower and Utility blue prints and flat sheets without assistance and use them to properly setup and weld scheduled workDemonstrated ability to setup, operate, and perform general maintenance of equipment without difficultyMake mathematical calculation in finish welding product to the proper specificationsThe ability to physically perform the requirements of the tasks assignedAccurately read and use a tape measure, compass , micrometer, mag level, protractor, versa gauge, and caliperAbility to locate information from a computerDemonstrate a commitment to Safety through excellent safety practices and behaviors and conform to all Valmont safety policies and proceduresActively participate in department LEAN and Safety activities of the department, and demonstrated performance working in a team environmentThe ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50lbs although the most frequent lift is under 20lbs.Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These QualificationsOne (1) year of previous experience operating a forkliftKnowledge of Valmont's quality procedures, standards, and practicesA working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and IFSMust have a high awareness for safety at all timesValmont 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.

Keywords: Valmont Industries, Omaha , Custom Weld Fitter (2nd & 3rd shift available) $25+/hr, Human Resources , Valley, Nebraska

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