2nd Shift Leader

Valmont Industries, Inc. Elkhart , IN 46516

Posted 2 months ago

3403 Charlotte Ave Elkhart Indiana 46517-1150

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.

Why Valmont

A career with Valmont is a career with a future! Valmont is a global manufacturing company with employment opportunities around the world for qualified candidates. Wherever you live, whatever you do, chances are Valmont is part of your life: Lighting and traffic poles that guide your way; Utility poles that bring power to your home and business; Communication poles and towers that enable your wireless communications; Irrigation equipment that brings much-needed water to cropland while conserving fresh water resources; and, long-lasting finishes that improve products around the world every day. Valmont needs YOU to make it all possible

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual for the Welder position in Elkhart, IN. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will weld metal and or aluminum components together to fabricate or repair products according to layouts, blueprints or work orders using a variety of arc welding equipment. Additionally, you will

  • Fuse or weld metal structural components together by means GMAW arc welding in the fabrication of communication towers, components and overhead sign 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 as all welding equipment in a safe and secure manner

  • Read and complete labor reporting system, standard shop forms, and blueprints

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • 2-5 years of previous hands-on welding experience in a production environment

  • The ability to accurately read a measuring tape

  • The ability to read weld symbols and blueprints

  • Understand the different types of welds specifically- fillet and groove weld

  • Ability to complete basic visual inspection of welds

  • Understand WPS's and PQR's

  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions including all safety expectations

  • 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 lift up to 50 pounds

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.


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