Process Tank Operator

Valmont Industries, Inc. Petersburg , VA 23803

Posted 2 months ago

3535 Halifax Road Petersburg Virginia 23805-1113

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.

Job Code: OP7405

Job Title: Process Tank Operator

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 talented individual for the Process Tank Operator position in the Petersburg, Virginia Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate ground-controlled traveling and overhead cranes to lift, move, and position heavy steel loads. Additionally, you will

  • Use hoisting attachments such as hooks, chains or bucket to load material

  • Be responsible for the cleaning and non-complex maintenance of both the crane and hoisting mechanism including inspection of the crane, hooks and chains regularly to maintain a safe operation within the department

  • Monitor all process tanks and zinc bath to maintain proper temperature and adhere to cycle times in order to achieve a quality galvanized product every time

  • Coordinate the use of equipment, process tanks, material and personnel in order to gain maximum productivity and capacity from the galvanizing process tanks and zinc bath

  • Guide the material handlers in proper paddling procedures to ensure safe galvanizing procedures are continually followed

  • Execute the drossing process to remove any impurities from the zinc kettle

  • Set kettle temperature and remove lost parts from process tanks and kettle

  • Perform 5S and other housekeeping tasks within the assigned area

  • Actively participate on both Lean and safety teams

  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations

  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • The physical ability to hook and unhook loads of fabricated steel and place dunnage between material as necessary for staging

  • The physical ability to stand and walk duration of shift

  • The visual and mental capacity to determine if the load hook up is safe and if any of the parts by be defective and need attention

  • The ability to manipulate and decompress crane controls such as pedals, levers and buttons to regulate the speed and direction of crane and hoist

  • A working knowledge of using e-mail

  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

  • The ability to recognize hazardous substances and to know basic employee responsibilities for chemical safety

  • Skills necessary to be highly efficient in the safe operation of 15 ton over-head bridge cranes

  • High attention to detail

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

  • Excellent hand and eye coordination with 20/20 corrected vision

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

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • One year of previous experience with overhead crane operations

  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or galvanizing environment

  • Thorough understanding of the galvanizing process and of a material handler's job duties as related to black goods staging procedures, raw material conditions, product venting, fixture safety, the padding function, product quality, and shop safety rules

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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.
2019-06-30-07:00


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Crane Operator

Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation

Posted 7 days ago

VIEW JOBS 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-07-15T00:00 Empowering people who build the future. WHO IS GERDAU? For Gerdau, a Company with over 118 years of history and over 30,000 employees in 10 countries, the business culture is about all the multiple identities and the practice of values by each of its employees. Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod. We are the largest recycler in the world. Each year, we transform millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to build the future. Gerdau is a publicly traded company listed on the São Paulo, New York and Madrid stock exchanges. PRIMARY FUNCTION: To operate an electronic overhead traveling crane to load steel scrap, and fluxes. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: E.O.T. crane equipped with a hoist, scrap truck, magnet, skips, computer, and various shop equipment. MATERIALS: Steel scrap, ore, auxiliary furnace/scrapyard equipment and other miscellaneous materials, etc. WORKING PROCEDURES: Operates electrical controls to govern movement of crane performing work such as: A. loading scrap into buckets. B. transporting loaded buckets to weigh scale. C. loading and unloading material from, bunkers and rail cars. D. making all lifts necessary for the operation and repair of scrap facility E. may also operate scrap crane in the shop for maintenance and operations lifts where required Checks crane to assure safe operation conditions. Makes out crane report. Lubricates and makes minor adjustments and repairs to crane. Relieves crew members as required. Keeps crane a walkways in a safe, clean and orderly condition. Cleans and maintains areas inside and around scrap facility Qualifications Required: * GED or High School Diploma * Minimium 1 year overhead crane experience WHAT DOES GERDAU OFFER? * Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Plans * Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account) * 100% Matching 401K up to 6% * Life/Accidental Insurance * Health Advocate Services * Employee Assistance Program * Tuition Reimbursement Program * Career Path System and Training * Relocation Offered * An empowering and open culture with the opportunity to grow and create #thegerdauwearecreating Nearest Major Market: Richmond Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation Petersburg VA

Process Tank Operator

Valmont Industries, Inc.