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Welder - D-Pole - Graveyard Shift at Valmont Industries in Brenham, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

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.

Why Valmont

A career with Valmont is a career with a future! Valmont is a global manufacturing company with employment opportunities around the world for qualified candidates. Wherever you live, whatever you do, chances are Valmont is part of your life: Lighting and traffic poles that guide your way; Utility poles that bring power to your home and business; Communication poles and towers that enable your wireless communications; Irrigation equipment that brings much-needed water to cropland while conserving fresh water resources; and, long-lasting finishes that improve products around the world every day. Valmont needs YOU to make it all possible!

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Welder position in the D-Pole assembly department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will, while working under the direct supervision of the Production Supervisor and/or their assigned Lead Person, the D-Pole Welder must be certified in GMAW welding & must perform fit-up tasks. Operator must be well versed in the use of personal computers. Additionally, you will…

Uses GMAW process to tack weld various small components to round shafts to make a pole assembly for structural welds. The pole assembly generally consists of round shaft, butt plate, and/or other small parts

Manually position shaft for assembly. Uses crane for lifting various components. Frequently pushes, lifts, and pulls up to 50 pounds

Reads and interprets drawings to determine parts needed to assemble pole assembly. Locate and gather parts needed for assembly, from parts staging area that is staged by the Storeroom personnel

Read and interpret drawings to ensure proper location of various small part attachments

Uses plasma torch to cut steel. Utilizes jigs made at Valmont for cutting holes in shafts. Wears protective goggles or hood to protect eyes from harmful rays

Uses measuring tape, levels, squares, and angle finders to measure distances and angles. Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides feet, inches, fractions, and decimals. Uses table to convert fractions to decimals, and decimals to fractions

Works in confined areas at various locations of the pole assembly line as necessary to accurately measure and assemble components described above. Moves under, around, and over poles as necessary, to get into proper position to assemble pole assembly

Uses motorized grinders, motorized buffers, stone grinders, and drills to help assemble product

What it takes

Required Qualifications

Must be able to read and write English

Ability to use common manufacturing math

Must pass GMAW rotational weld test and maintain certification

Ability to produce good welds.

Ability to read & interpret drawings, showing locations of holes & orientations.

Knowledge of safe working practices to prevent self-inflicting injuries & to prevent causing injuries to co-workers.

Follow all Valmont safety guidelines, rules, and regulations with a practical working knowledge of PPE and LOTO.

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

High School Diploma or GED

1 years previous experience welding in an assembly environment

1 years previous experience welding in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

1 years previous experience operating hand and/or power tools

The ability to accurately and honestly check one's own work for quality assurance

Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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.

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