Brake Press Helper - Evening Shift in Valley, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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 Brake Press Helper position in the Global Engineered Support Structures division’s Midsize Poles department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will assist the brake operator in the setup, programming, and operation of the brake press. Additionally, you will…

  • Prepare, load, and move metal sheet onto the conveyor of the brake press
  • Bend metal sheet using the brake press
  • Inspect each product once bent to ensure that the bend was correct
  • Send metal sheet to seaming operation after brake press procedures
  • Recognize lamination and material defects and notify quality assurance or supervisor
  • Act as Brake Press Operator once trained to do so

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • The ability to read and decipher blueprints and flat sheets correctly
  • The ability to use and read both regular and Outside Diameter (OD) tape measures accurately
  • The ability to make mathematical calculations in preparing product or setting up the machinery
  • The ability to successfully complete Valmont overhead crane operation training courses
  • The ability to setup, operate, and perform general maintenance of equipment
  • The ability to learn how to operate one other machine
  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record
  • The ability to operate the basic functions of a personal computer

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • One year of previous experience using a brake press
  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • Knowledge of basic programming and set-up of PLC controlled machinery
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the 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.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email