General Laborer - 2nd Shift in Steele, AL at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 4/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

475 Dietrich Road Steele Alabama 35987-2613

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 our General Laborer position at the Steele, Alabama Coatings Site.  We are looking for a highly driven individual that will prepare products and materials for the galvanizing process by hanging, cleaning and finishing products according to customer specifications.  Additionally, you will…

  • Work in an open air construction type environment
  • Finish and clean product using hand tools and power tools
  • Hang or wire parts to racks for pickling and galvanizing
  • Pull and place chains and ropes around steel bundles for racking
  • Inspect and identify unsafe production fixtures, chains, and hooks to ensure proper repair or discard unsafe items
  • Assist in general plant clean up and housekeeping
  • Work safely, protecting self and others from accident and injury

    What it takes

    Required Qualifications

  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
  • The ability to accurately read a tape measure
  • The ability to communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds from ground to shoulder height or higher
  • Must be physically able to stand for long periods of time (length of shift) in an open air environment; push, pull, bend, reach and walk
  • Must be able to wear all required PPE and maintain a safe work environment
  • 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

    Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Six months of previous experience in a galvanizing position
  • Six months of previous experience with hand tools and gauges including impact wrenches, air grinders, drills, taps, oxygen acetylene torches, and mill gauges
  • Six months of previous experience operating a bridge crane
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • Six months of previous experience operating heavy equipment (forklift)

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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

2018-03-16-07:00

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