Machine Operator- Plasma - 2nd Shift in Hazleton, PA at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

101 Carleton Ave Hazleton Pennsylvania 18201-7321

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 Multi Torch Burner position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will operate various pieces of machinery to cut predetermined sizes and shafts of steel using CNC plasma cutting machinery. Additionally, you will…

  • Cut pole trapezoids and or parts by using magnetic crane and multi-torch plasma cutting machine and cutting table
  • Set the multi-torch cutting machinery using Valmont’s blueprints and by selecting the correct type and gauge of steel
  • Follow blueprints, layouts, templates, and work orders to obtain various shapes, designs, contours and dimensions
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all equipment and machinery and perform preventative maintenance regularly
  • Demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Three years of previous experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
  • The ability to program the CNC cutting machinery and troubleshoot operating malfunctions
  • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • One year of previous experience operating an overhead crane in a professional environment
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

#UT (Utility)

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

NOTE: Training for this position will be on Dayshift from 5:00 am to 3:00 pm, Monday through Thursday until fully trained for the position. Once trained, then will work evening shift 3:00 pm to 1:00 pm


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