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Welder Training Program - 2nd & 3rd shift

Company: Valmont Industries
Location: Valley
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016 Why Valmont We'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. Want to learn how to weld? Have us teach you a trade that will last a lifetime! Valmont is immediately hiring individuals for our Welder Training Program. Training will be from 7 am - 3 pm Monday through Friday for approximately 2 weeks. After training program is successfully completed, participants will have the opportunity to be placed into our 3rd shift Irrigation welding shop. A Brief Summary of This Position The Welder Trainee will be a highly motivated and talented individuals looking to learn welding positions in our Irrigation Operations division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will weld metal components together to construct products according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders. Essential Functions Participate in two or more weeks of instructional and hands-on training in basic production welding skills including blueprint reading, shop safety, welding technique and weld quality
Fuse or weld metal structural components together by means of arc welding in the fabrication of steel electrical poles, substations, and other structures
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
Adjust welding equipment to its prescribed settings
Maintain and operate production tooling and fixtures as well all welding equipment in a safe and secure manner
Read and complete labor reporting system, standard shop forms, and blueprints
Performs minor welding machine maintenance (i.e. tips, liners, gas cups)
Uses labor reporting system, routing shop forms, and fills out move tags Other Important Details about the Role: Candidates who satisfactorily complete the welder training program, including requirements for attendance, participation, and performance, will become eligible for a welding position
Candidates who do not satisfactorily complete the welder training program due to unmet performance requirements may become eligible for further training or an opportunity to join the Valmont team in a non-welding position
Candidates may also be asked to enroll in welding courses at a local community college, expenses paid, to further their training and development Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) Previous hands-on welding experience
Commitment to learning how to weld in a production environment
The ability to accurately read a measuring tape
The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
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 complete an on onsite welding assessment
The ability to work over ten hours a week of overtime when required for business needs Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications High School Diploma or GED equivalent
One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
American Welding Society (AWS) welding certification from a recognized school
Six months of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment
The ability to read and interpret blue prints correctly without assistance
High awareness for safety at all times
The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision
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 family'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 Valmont'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

Keywords: Valmont Industries, Omaha , Welder Training Program - 2nd & 3rd shift, Other , Valley, Nebraska

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