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Skilled Welder

Company: Valmont Industries, Inc.
Location: Valley
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 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. Starting at $24.80/hr (Shift Differential Available $2/hr)Available shifts: 2nd, 3rd, and WeekendA Brief Summary of This PositionThis individual contributor position operates welding equipment to build and weld poles using GMAW (MIG), Flux Core (FCAW) welding. Must be certified in MIG and FCAW welding to meet AWS requirements as well as specialized certifications to customer requirements. 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. May 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 measurements
  • Check set-up and first piece parts
  • Weld and cleaning of welds
  • Record labor when complete and move tag
  • Load on or load off completed parts
  • Determine when weld quality falls below acceptability and take corrective action or report to QA, Leadperson or Supervisor
  • Set up machines to the proper requirements so that usable parts are produced
  • Use blueprints to determine which weld procedure to use in order to assure weld soundness and integrity
  • Perform job duties of a Welder A and Welder B, as neededImportant Details about the Role
    • Communicates with co-employees and supervisors
    • Operates 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
      • Minimum of 3 years of welding experience
      • Pass and maintain weld certificates for AWS, CWB, and several other customers required certifications in GMAW and FCAW welding
      • Read and decipher Lighting, Comm Tower and Utility blue prints and flat sheets without assistance and use them to properly setup and weld scheduled work
      • Setup, operate, and performs general maintenance of equipment without difficulty
      • Make mathematical calculation in finish welding product to the proper specifications
      • The ability to physically perform the requirements of the tasks assigned
      • Accurately read and use a tape measure, compass , micrometer, mag level, protractor, versa gauge, and caliper
      • Ability to locate information from a computer
      • Demonstrate a commitment to Safety through excellent safety practices and behaviors and conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures
      • Actively participate in department LEAN and Safety activities of the department, and demonstrated performance working in a team environment
      • The 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 Qualifications
        • One (1) year of previous experience operating a forklift
        • Knowledge of Valmont-- s quality procedures, standards, and practices
        • A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and IFS
        • Must have a high awareness for safety at all timeBenefits
          • 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.
            • Medical, dental and vision insurance
            • Paid time off
            • Employer paid life insurance
            • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
            • Tuition Reimbursement
            • Retirement plans
            • D ependent 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, Inc., Omaha , Skilled Welder, Other , Valley, Nebraska

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