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Welder/Fitter 8

Valmont Industries Inc.
Full-time
Remote friendly (Brenham TX - Structures United States of America)
2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

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.

Essential Functions:

  • Use shop mathematics; adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides decimals, fractions and calculates angles.
  • Read drawings, blueprints, specifications, and a variety of measuring instruments including tape measure, level and protractor
  • Fit a variety of parts to Valmont and/or Customer specifications and tolerances
  • Operate welding equipment to perform MIG and/or Flux Core welding to meet all applicable AWS and customer requirements
  • Use GMAW and/or FCAW processes to tack welding together assemblies consisting of components of various shapes, sizes, and weights. Read and interprets welding symbols
  • Read and interpret work orders and daily production schedules
  • Write entries on a daily production log to show work completed
  • Uses proper safety equipment and procedures
  • Be responsible for understanding proper use of all equipment in arms area and/or small parts, including but not limited to pipe saw, Peidrick pipe bender, arm bender, plasma, drills, welding equipment, welding positioner, cutting torch, jib cranes, deburr lathe, fitter jigs, etc…
  • Use motorized grinders, buffers, stone grinders, die grinders and drills to assemble parts according to prescribed specifications, codes, and drawings.
  • Perform visual inspections to identify material discrepancies to assure welds have been completed satisfactorily in compliance with applicable drawings and specifications
  • Use weld gauge to measure weld size
  • Frequently lifts, pushes, and pulls up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to operate various forklifts and electric pallet jacks to move product
  • Operates jib crane or overhead crane to lift and position components exceeding 50 pounds
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Must be able to read and write English
  • Ability to use common manufacturing math
  • 1 year experience reading and using blue prints
  • 1 year previous experience working in a manufacturing or fabrication environment, and/or have graduated from an acceptable Technical Training Program focused in welding
  • Must pass GMAW and FCAW weld test and maintain certification

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • 2 years previous experience working in an assembly environment
  • 2 years previous experience working in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • 2 years previous experience operating hand and/or power tools
  • The ability to accurately and honestly check one’s own work for quality assurance
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Ambient temperatures in work area coincide with seasonal weather changes. Exposure to metal and smoke fumes due to surrounding processes. Abnormal noise level throughout the shop requiring that hearing protection worn at all times. Direct exposure to dirt, grease, mill scale, cutting fluid, rust inhibitors, and metal particles and splinters.

Incumbent will also be exposed to production facilities where specific PPE will be required such as hand, hearing, foot, eye, and head protection. There will also be frequent exposure to outside elements for short periods of time. Being outside will also expose them to material handling equipment such as forklifts, straddle trucks, and shag trucks.

Benefits

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.