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Crane Operator - multiple shifts in Jasper, TN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

1950 Industrial Blvd Jasper Tennessee 37347-0438

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.

*Please take into account this is not fur a current position. This posting is to help Jasper Utility create a candidate pool for when positions open up in the new year of 2019. Thank you*

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Crane Operator position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate mechanical boom and cable equipment to lift and move material, machines, or products through the fabrication process of Valmont products. Additionally, you will…

  • Determine load weights and check them against lifting capacities in order to prevent overload
  • Move levers and turn dials to operate cranes for lifting, moving, and placing loads
  • Inspect and adjust crane mechanisms and lifting accessories in order to prevent malfunctions and damage
  • Review daily work and delivery schedules to determine orders, sequences of deliveries, and special loading instructions
  • Demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policy and procedures

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • The ability to stand and walk up to 90% of the shift
  • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision
  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • One year of previous experience with overhead crane operations
  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • 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

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