Saw Operator - 2nd & 3rd shift - $23+/hr in Valley, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 1/12/2023

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Job Description

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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.

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Saw Operator position in the Small Pole Department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate a saw to cut shafts to the specified lengths and angles per blueprints, to meet customer requests. Additionally, you will…

  • Use various measuring equipment such as tape measures, micrometers and protractors
  • Component installation is required on shafts which returns welding and plasma cutting
  • Read blueprints and understand geometric angles to operate saw, cutting material according to information on production drawings
  • Use common shop mathematics to set up machinery and to manufacture product per shop drawings and specifications
  • Utilize IFS to transfer and issue material as dictated by production orders
  • Maintain a productive working environment to manufacture high quality Valmont products in safe and efficient manner
  • Safely operate a forklift

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • One month of previous experience operating a band saw or equivalent piece of equipment
  • Ability to pass an AWS welder operator qualification test for GMAW process
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and production drawings
  • Mathematical skills – addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Skill in keeping accurate records, accurate inventory, inspecting finished product for quality, and a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to read a standard tape measure, OD tape measure, micrometer, protractor, inclemeter and square to ensure proper tube length, gauge, diameter, orientation & degree of angle
  • Ability to operate a grinder, swedger, punch and stamping unit to process material
  • Ability to attain a Valmont forklift operator’s certification
  • Ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and meet production deadlines

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • Ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental leadership
  • Previous experience using IFS or a comparable ERP/MRP system
  • Passion, integrity and drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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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