Valmont Industries, Inc. Seamer Operator (Evening Shift) in El Dorado, Kansas

955 North Haverhill Rd El Dorado Kansas 67042-4806

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 Seamer (ERW) Operator (Evening Shift) position in the Global Utility Division . We are looking for a highly driven individual to operate the Electronic Resistance Welder to fuse together the seams of a pole to create a complete part. Additionally, you will…

  • Program and operate various control panels on the ERW machine to move pole shafts into the seaming processor

  • Perform calibration and set-up of equipment

  • Follow blueprints, layouts, templates, and work orders to obtain various dimensions

  • Inspect all parts produced to ensure quality standards

  • Complete required reports and records with appropriate data and accuracy

  • Calculate formulas using basic math, standard U.S. and Metric Measurements

  • Maintain the cleanliness of all equipment and machinery and perform preventative maintenance regularly

  • Work timely and expeditiously to deliver an on-time product without manufacturing errors

  • Perform various other duties as requested by the supervisor to ensure customer requests are met

  • 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

  • At the end of 90 calendar days the candidate must be able to pass a welder qualification test

  • Knowledge of welding properties of a variety of metals and alloys

  • A thorough knowledge of welding procedures and practices are essential to ensure the quality of the product. This will include the ability to calculate formulas using basic mathematics, standard U.S. and Metric Measurements.

  • The ability to prioritize work in order and complete deadlines

  • The ability to read and decipher blue prints and flat sheets without assistance

  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

  • 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

  • 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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.