Sandblaster/Painter (1st shift) in Houston, TX at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 11/16/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

6123 Cunningham Rd Houston Texas 77041

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Sandblaster/Painter position in the Production department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will assist with the application of CorroCote which offers superior protection for direct-embedded structural steel, transmission poles, and cellular towers.  Must have keen attention to detail and understand the importance of the quality of product we provide to our customers.   Additionally, you will…

  • Shovels or pours abrasives such as sand, grit, or shot of specified grade into machine hopper
  • Adjusts valves on equipment to regulate pressure and composition of abrasive mixture flowing through nozzle
  • Starts equipment that directs blast or flow of abrasive-laden compressed air, over surface of parts
  • Directs nozzle over surface of large parts until prescribed areas are thoroughly abraded to specification
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and lays out area for blasting; examines finished parts to ensure conformance to specifications.

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum six months experience of sand or shot blasting in a metals production operation
  • Must be skilled and proficient in setting and operating sandblasting equipment
  • Must understand the process and its requirements, with a knowledge of how the blasting material abrades surfaces to remove adhering scale, sand, paint, grease, tar, rust, and dirt to meet the specified finish for final coating
  • Must understand containment requirements as established by the EPA and the company
  • Must be able to work in noisy, high-temperature conditions
  • Repetitive lifting (up to 50 lbs. on occasion), stooping, reaching, pulling, standing, pushing, and grasping are required
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

 Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Experience in a galvanizing/coating production facility  


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.

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