Welding Material Handler in McCook, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 11/14/2022

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Job Description

75 South Hwy 83 McCook Nebraska 69001-8569

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.

Valmont is URGENTLY HIRING hiring to fill various roles in support of our Operations at our McCook facility including day and evening openings in our production departments. 

Employees currently hired to work in Production will be eligible for a $2000.00 RETENTION BONUS, to be split over 3 payments after 3, 6 and 12 months of employment!

A Brief Summary of This Position

Drives gasoline or liquefied gas powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, boom, scoop, lift beam and swivel hook, fork grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, stack, tier, or move products, equipment and material.  Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, yard, or work site.  

Basic Qualifications (Required): 

  • One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs
  • A working knowledge of using e-mail
  • One month of related work experience or training
  • The ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide units of measure including whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • The ability to compute rates, ratio and percentages
  • The ability to draw and interpret non-complex bar graphs
  • The ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and short correspondence such as e-mails and memos
  • The ability to write simple correspondence
  • The ability to be forklift certified by Valmont within 30 days of start date

 Additional Qualifications (Required):  

  • The ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • The ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • The ability to independently service the production workers in a fashion that expedites the workflow thus determining which area to service first when multiple areas are simultaneously in need of having material/tooling moved
  • The ability to recognize errors in shipping and part order papers and bring them to the attention of the appropriate supervisor
  • The ability to effectively present information to small groups of customers and other employees 
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.


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