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Crane Operator (Evening Shift)

Company: Valmont Industries, Inc.
Location: El Dorado
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

955 North Haverhill Rd El Dorado Kansas 67042-4806Why 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. 2nd Shift (3:30 pm - 2:00 am; M - Th)Starting Wage $20.40/hr + $1 shift differential The Crane Operator is an Individual Contributor responsible for the operation of the fit/weld department's overhead bridge crane. - -The incumbent is responsible securing loads and moving suspended loads throughout the department by operating the remote controlled bridge cranes. Essential Functions:

  • Determine load weights and check them against lifting capacities in order to prevent overload
  • Use remotes (speed and direction control buttons) to operate cranes for lifting, moving, and placing loads
  • Inspect cables and grappling devices for wear
  • Inspect crane mechanisms and lifting accessories in order to prevent malfunctions and damage
  • Review daily work and delivery schedules to determine orders, sequences of deliveries, and special loading instructions
  • A thorough knowledge of rigging and moving procedures and practices are essential to ensure safety and quality of product
  • Keep other workers supplied with materials, tools and supplies
  • Set up and operate a variety of grinding machines; grind metal work pieces according to knowledge of grinding procedures
  • Other duties as required and/or assigned Important Details about the Role
    • Make mathematical calculations in preparing product or setting up the machinery
    • Setup, operate, and perform general maintenance of equipment
    • 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, and delivery
    • This position reports to the Production Supervisor Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
      • The ability to run an overhead crane safely and effectively
      • Must be able to obtain forklift certification
      • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and interpret shop drawings
      • The ability to read a tape measure
      • 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
      • The ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 20 pounds
      • Capable of performing simple math, fractions and fraction to decimal conversions
      • Ability to become Valmont trained and certified in the operation of a forklift and overhead crane
      • High awareness for safety at all times
      • Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required in the production facility
      • Read blueprints and specifications
      • 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 previous experience operating overhead bridge crane
        • One (1) year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
        • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
        • Close attention to detail and follow work instructions
        • Demonstrate a commitment to Safety through excellent safety practices and behaviors by conforming to all Valmont safety policies and procedures
        • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional resultsValmont 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 email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Keywords: Valmont Industries, Inc., Wichita , Crane Operator (Evening Shift), Other , El Dorado, Kansas

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