Batch Plant Operator in Claxton, GA at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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Job Description

674 Industrial Park Drive Claxton Georgia 30417

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.

BASIC FUNCTION:

This position is responsible for batching the concrete and ensuring the quality of each batch that compile a pole in the Mixing department. In addition, all Claxton personnel receive cross-training and will be expected to work in any part of the plant as required by management. This individual will work directly under the direction of the Plant Supervisor, and reports directly to the site Plant Manager.


SKILLS /QUALIFICATIONS:


Education/Training –       Literacy. Use and understanding of measuring devices required. A high school diploma or GED preferred. ACI certified preferred. Forklift, Lockout/Tagout, Loader, and Crane Training required


Experience/Knowledge – At least one year’s experience working with or around similar machinery is required.


Competencies – Ability to read tape measure, ability to learn on the job in a fast-paced environment, and flexibility are required. Ability to properly operate a computer. Ability to operate powered industrial vehicles.



JOB HAZARDS:


Cuts, scrapes, scratches, and bruises are all risks.  Care and attention must be paid when using all tools.  When moving around the shop floor, attention is required in case not-yet-collected debris presents a trip-hazard.  Must remain aware of environment for equipment moving overhead or nearby.



WORK CONDITIONS:


Dusty environment, temperature variances, falling debris, moving overhead equipment


EQUIPMENT USED:


Mixer, loader, crane, computer, stress jack, pour bucket (on occasion), cutters, grinders, chop saw, welding equipment, cutting torch, cordless drills, corking gun


PPE:


Safety glasses, goggles, face shield, steel-toed boots, hardhat, gloves, earplugs, safety harness, dust respirator (on occasion), welding shields, arm sleeves, cutting goggles



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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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