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Entry Level Welder

Company: Valmont Industries, Inc.
Location: Valley
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016Why 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 $21+/hr PLUS $2/hr shift differentialAvailable Shifts: 2nd Shift, 3rd Shift, Weekend Shift
How you will contributeValmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Welder A position in the Global Engineered Support Structures division's Mast Arms department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will weld metal components together to fabricate or repair products according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders using brazing and variety of arc and gas welding equipment. Additionally, you will---

  • 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 blueprintsWhat it takesRequired Qualifications
    • One month of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment
    • The ability to accurately read a measuring tape
    • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
    • The ability to communicate
    • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environmentHighly qualified candidates will also possess:
      • 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 blueprints correctly without assistance
      • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
      • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision
      • 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.
        If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email

Keywords: Valmont Industries, Inc., Omaha , Entry Level Welder, Other , Valley, Nebraska

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