Fab Tech B in Valley at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

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Job Description

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position

The Fab Tech B incumbent will be an individual contributor within the Valmont Machine Builders department.  The incumbent will be responsible for analyzing blueprints and manufacturing the end product using various tools and equipment, including performing welding tasks.  Additional responsibilities will including rigging multiple loads, working with hydrolic equipment and operating industrical equipment including but not limited to forklifts.  The incumbent will work with various divisions with the Valmont family and must provide a professional and positive attitude.  This position will require travel both domestically and internationally at time.

Essential Functions

  • Perform welding functions
  • Interpreting blueprints to accomplish end goal product results
  • Must operate necessary machines and industrial equipment (lathe, cutting torch, forklifts, overhead cranes)
  • Must have sufficient math skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Must have basic machining skills
  • Must have some rigging experience
  • Must understand basic hydraulic theory
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must take responsibility for performing field repairs as needed
  • This position will require travel up to 25% (domestically and internationally) for period of up to two weeks, occasionally longer

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

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to pass hands-on test and score minimum 82.5% on written Technician Mechanical test.
  • Must be B-Welder certified and demonstrate competency in MIG and STICK welding.
  • Ability to operate saw, iron worker, shear, cutting torch, drill press, lathe, and mill, brake press.
  • Must be able to operate forklift, man lift, P&H crane and overhead crane.
  • Must understand and maintain Utility Jacking devices.
  • Knowledge of and experience with hydraulic theory.
  • Have ability to interpret complex blueprints as well as work from verbal instructions.
  • Must possess sufficient math skills with ability to convert fractions and decimals.  Some metric conversions and trigonometry required.
  • This position will require travel up to 25% (domestically and internationally) for period of up to two weeks, occasionally longer

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Graduate of manufacturing related technical training program or equivalent experience in related field (i.e. machining).

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Retirement plans
  • Dependent care
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

*Due to the nature of Valmont’s Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.

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.

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