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Fabricator/Machine Shop -2nd Shift (Starting $17.50 w/ Shift Differential) in Farmington, MN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description

20805 Eaton Ave Farmington Minnesota 55024-7932

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 a Fabricator I position at our Farmington, MN location.  We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate fabricating machines in accord with established procedures. Additionally, you will be…

  • Responsible for operating equipment and tooling in a manner conducive to safe and efficient operation and in accordance with established procedures.
  • Operate machines such as running mills, lathes, drill presses, saws, hand tools.
  • Perform mathematical equations involving addition, subtraction, division of dimensions represented decimally or in fractions.
  • Read blueprints and interpret dimensions and tolerances.
  • Accept other duties as required or assigned.

    Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year experience in a fast pace manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to use measuring devices such as calipers, micrometers, pie tape, and a tape measure.
  • Fabricating experience is preferred, but will train a motivated individual.
  • Good mathematical, written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to routinely lift 50lbs.

    Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Ability to read blueprints and interpret dimensions and tolerances (preferred).
  • Attention to detail and quality of work.

Working Environment/Physical Efforts

  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Reaching: Extending hands(s) and arms(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Able to use hand tools, including files, hammers, snips; power tools such as sanders, drills, riveters, and grinders.
  • Proficiency in working with hand tools and common metal shop tasks

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