Valmont Industries, Inc. Welder - Multiple shifts in Jasper, Tennessee

1950 Industrial Blvd Jasper Tennessee 37347-0438

Why Valmont

Welcome 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.

Please take into account this is not fur a current position. This posting is to help Jasper Utility create a candidate pool for when positions open up in the new year of 2019. Thank you

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Fitter I position in the Global Utility Division . We are looking for a highly driven individual that will lay out and assemble pole sections in preparation for welding. Additionally, you will…

  • Lay out, align and assemble fabricated metal products used in electrical poles, substations, and other structures

  • Perform repetitive types of assembling operations according to procedures established by others and use hand tools and measuring devices in the performance of work

  • Assemble components and determine whether process specifications have been met, prior to erection by workers at the construction site

  • Assemble structural units requiring little or no fitting

  • Use hand tools and measuring devices in the performance of work

  • Work under conditions with accurate performance and completion of work within set time limits

  • Assume accountability and responsibility for essential tools and equipment provided along with the maintenance of these tools and equipment

  • Participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • One year of previous experience fitting structural steel products

  • Successful completion of a weld test

  • The ability to read and interpret blueprints to properly fit all products

  • The ability to work in a timely and expeditious manner to deliver an on-time result without errors

  • The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Six months of previous experience welding in a professional environment

  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

  • At the end of 90 Calendar days the candidate must be able to maintain an acceptable level of production, quality and attendance as determined by Management

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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, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.