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Acid Reclaim Operator in Tualatin, OR at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 3/23/2019

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Job Description

9700 SW Herman Road Tualatin Oregon 97062-8151

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 Acid Reclamation Operator  position in the Tualatin Oregon Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will monitor galvanizing equipment and fluids to ensure safe and proper galvanizing operation for high quality galvanized products. Additionally, you will…

  • Adjust flow rates to provide maximum output of iron and zinc sulfate crystals
  • Level and change crystal bags, filters, and perform minor maintenance to galvanizing process tanks
  • Add acid and maintain fluid levels and temperatures in the galvanizing process tanks
  • Assist with loading the crystal trailer when necessary
  • Operate the molten zinc recovery (MZR) machine under the direction of the shift supervisor
  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations
  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
  • The ability to operate a computer effectively
  • The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
  • The ability to stand and/or walk for up to 95% of the time
  • The ability to work with exposure to sulfuric acid
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • One year of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools
  • One year of previous experience with forklift operations
  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to recognize hazardous substances and to know basic employee responsibilities for chemical safety

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, call (402) 963-1115 or email


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