Industrial Painter in Steele, AL at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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.

Job Title:  Painter (Corrocoting) 1st Shift

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual as a Corrocote Painter for our Paint Department. We are looking for one highly driven individual to paint galvanized poles for 1st shift. Additionally, you may…

  • Break down, repair and clean paint gun daily.
  • Maintain and operate painting/corrocote equipment properly and safely
  • Ensure high quality products with visual quality check
  • Complete appropriate paperwork/log books
  • Apply proper mills of corrocote, read a mill cage, and record mills
  • May assist with shotblasting poles
  • May assist with taping and masking poles prior to painting
  • May assist with finishing poles outside after painting
  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations
  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Must be mechanically and technically inclined
  • Able to read, write, and calculate simple mathematics.
  • Able to pay attention to detail and understand/follow instructions
  • Able to train and apply training in the corrocote department
  • Able to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • Able to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
  • Able to work in a team environment with a diverse group of people
  • Able to communicate problems and ideas effectively to co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Minimum six months experience using a forklift and/or overhead crane
  • Minimum six months experience sandblasting or shot blasting
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in painting using a dual feed, high pressure paint gun.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision 

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Minimum one year of experience using a forklift and/or overhead crane
  • Minimum two years of experience sand blasting or shot blasting.
  • Minimum Three years of experience in painting using a dual feed, high pressure paint gun  
  • The ability to meet production, safety, and quality standards in a high-paced working environment
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • A high awareness for safety at all times
  • The qualities of a person of passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • The ability to self-supervise at times

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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