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Crane Operator in West Columbia, SC at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

1445 Old Dunbar Road West Columbia South Carolina 29172-1932

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 Crane Operator position in the Global Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate bridge cranes and hoists safely and efficiently to move racked steel to pickling area and into process tanks to ensure a high quality finished Valmont product. Additionally, you will…

  • Inspect steel for proper fabrication and venting for galvanizing to ensure high quality Valmont products
  • Utilize space and tank capacity properly to ensure high efficiency work area
  • Schedule varying weights of steel through pickling process to maintain maximum utilization of galvanizing schedule
  • Maintain a clean and hazard-free workplace and protect self and others from accident and injury
  • Exhibit excellent safety practices and behaviors and follows the intended purposes of Valmont safety policies and procedures

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions 
  • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision
  • The ability to work in extreme temperatures and conditions
  • 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 and fabrication environment
  • One year of previous experience operating a bridge crane in professional environment
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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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