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Fitter Welder I - 3rd shift

Company Name:
Valmont Industries, Inc.
## Description
Job Title: Fitter Welder I - 3rd shift
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 Fitter Welder I position in the Global Utility Division . 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 a variety of arc and gas welding equipment. A thorough knowledge of welding procedures and practices are essential to ensure the quality of the product. Additionally, you will...
Lay out, align and assemble fabricated metal products used in electrical poles, substations, and other structures
Work from blueprints and layouts to accurately fit structural parts or components together in shop in preparation to welding
Fuse (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 and laying out of work from blueprints or other written specifications, and determine operation sequence
Lay out guidelines or marks on metal parts and cut metal with a cutting torch
Move pole shafts using an overhead crane and gather parts and materials to complete the project
Adjust welding equipment to its prescribed setting.
Maintain and operate production tooling and fixtures as well as all welding equipment in a safe and secure manner.Perform other duties as directed by leaders and management
Actively 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 month previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment.
Successful completion of an internal weld test
The ability to accurately read a measuring tape
The ability to read and interpret blueprints to properly fit all products
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
Highly qualified candidates will also possess:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Graduation from an accredited trade school for welding
6 months of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
6 months of previous experience welding in a professional environment
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
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Job: Production
Primary Location: USA-Nebraska-Columbus
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: 140000TI

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