General Labor in Columbus, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

1600 East 29th Ave Columbus Nebraska 68601

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 General Labor position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate a blast process that cleans the poles. This position will also do other duties as assigned to support production. Additionally, you will…

  • Grind parts in small parts
  • Work from the direction of the supervisor to move pole shafts into the blast booth, and set up and operate the blasting operations
  • Express equipment, parts, or procedural problems to the lead person and the supervisor
  • Operate various pieces of equipment and machinery: overhead crane, blast booth, respirators, and handheld grinders
  • Work timely and expeditiously to deliver an on-time product without manufacturing errors
  • Perform other duties as directed by leaders and management
  • Actively participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • A thorough knowledge of blasting procedures and practices to ensure the quality of the product
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Must be able to pass pulmonary function testing and wear a supplied air respirator for long periods
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • At the end of 90 Calendar days the candidate must be able to maintain an acceptable level of production, quality and attendance as determined by Management.

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • One year of previous experience with overhead crane operations
  • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • 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.  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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