Paint Operator (Composites) 4:00pm-4:00am

Company: Valmont Industries, Inc. ( Learn More )

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Job Description

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 Painter Operator position in the Composite department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will assemble quality composite light poles by adding proper accessories according to customer specifications.  Additionally, but not limited to, you will…

  • Identify required parts necessary and assemble same according to print specifications & set up as per production schedule
  • Install anchor plates in bases/shrouds as required and sand the bottom to insure it is smooth and level
  • Bond poles and bases together as required, using a plum line to insure straightness
  • Clean entire pole with acetone to remove dust and dirt.
  • Drill holes; install any hardware, brackets, receptacles, or other items as specified by the print
  • Complete ‘final finish’ to insure product is defect free and repair as necessary using bonding and pigmenting products
  • Keep containers containing chemicals labeled and covered at all times in accordance with EPA and fire prevention standards
  • Regularly inspect parts for quality at prescribed intervals per written and verbal guidelines
  • Troubleshoot and correct various operational and quality problems
  • Detect and report defective material, improper equipment operation and unusual conditions to supervisor
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean, safe and orderly condition
  • Follow all standard and/or prescribed safety regulations
  • Follow all standard operating procedures
  • Train and assist in development of less experience personnel
  • Keep work area and painting equipment clean, emptying all trash, putting away all tools, etc in their proper location at the end of the shift

    What it takes

    Required Qualifications

  • Proficient with tape measure and the use of hand tools
  • Ability to read and follow written and oral directions
  • Ability to understand order prints and follow production schedule
  • Maintain supplies needed on a weekly basis
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, use hand and arms to reach, push, pull, stoop, kneel and lift up to 60 lbs. without assistance
  • Work with and around chemicals/solvents and work in hot and cold environments.
  • Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to utilize proper decision making techniques
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • 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.

    If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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