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Welding Assistant - 1st Shift (Starting $15.22)

Valmont Industries, Inc Elkhart, IN Full-Time
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3403 Charlotte Ave Elkhart Indiana 46517-1150

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position:  

The Welding Assistant - Paint position is an individual contributor in the Paint Department. This person must be a highly driven individual that will assist the welder (plasma operator) with daily shop welding activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for assisting the welder (plasma operator) with daily shop welding activities.
  • Responsible for using the plasma machine to burn holes in poles and/or components.
  • Determine the needed component parts for welders.
  • Prepare components for welding by fitting together in “ready to weld” condition.
  • Work from shop copies, drawings, and other written instructions within tolerances.
  • Utilize all safety devices and wear all mandatory personal protective safety equipment.
  • Maintain and operate production tooling and fixtures as well as all welding  equipment in a safe and secure manner.
  • Read and complete labor reporting system, standard shop forms, and blueprints.
  • Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) and work both in a non-temperature controlled environment and outdoors.
  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.

Important Details about the Role

  • The employee is responsible for own work.
  •  Must be able to work with other employees to complete job.
  • Setup, operate, and perform general maintenance of equipment without difficulty.
  • Make mathematical calculations in preparing product or setting up the machinery.
  • Read and decipher blue prints and flat sheets without assistance and use them to properly weld scheduled.
  • The employee must maintain a safe and productive work environment producing a quality product which is shipped complete and on time to satisfy the needs of the customer.
  • The employee has a direct impact on safety, quality, productivity, TME (total manufacturing expenses), and customer satisfaction.
  • This position reports to the Shift Lead.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and interpret shop drawings.
  • Basic working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Outlook or similar email software.
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues.
  • The ability to work in a team environment with a diverse group of people.
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions.
  • The ability to meet production, safety, and quality standards in a high-paced working environment.
  • One (1) year of experience in manufacturing environment.
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds, with most frequent lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Read blue prints.
  • Ability to use tape measure.
  • Ability to be Valmont trained and certified in operation of forklift.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment and follow facility safety regulations.
  • Maintain a safe and productive working environment.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • One (1) year of experience in a professional welding position.
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions.
  • 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.
  • AWS certified welder operator qualification for both SAW and GMAW processes.
  • 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.

Educational Background

  • Able to do basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and fraction conversion)
  • Able to read and comprehend routings and blueprints
  • Able to use a tape measure
  • Able to use a computer to enter production date, perform time keeping functions, interface with machines and other equipment

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

The job is performed in an indoor shop environment.  The temperature range can be from 100 degrees in the summer to about 50 degrees in the winter.  Most operations may expose employee to some type of disagreeable working conditions (wind, cold, heat, dust, dirt, fumes, noise, vibration, water, or oil).  Working conditions may vary with specific work assignments.  Exposure to electrical hazards, grease, loud noises, and outside elements occur continually or regularly.  Extreme care should be taken to prevent damage to equipment or department personnel in the area of operations especially when performing setups.  The job requires safety glasses, hearing protection, and metatarsal safety shoes be worn at all times.  The employee must be able to spend the entire work shift on their feet within the shop environment. The incumbent must also be able to wear the required personal protective equipment (PPE) for working in the production facility.

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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