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Crane Operator (Day Shift) New Location!

Company: Valmont Industries
Location: Bristol
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

1100 Maple St Bristol Indiana 46507Why ValmontWelcome 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:This is an Individual Contributor role responsible for ensuring efficient transportation of materials via overhead bridge cranes in accordance with technological needs for concrete pole production. The person in this position works in close cooperation with the gantry crane operator. This person must be able to become certified to operate a forklift, gantry crane and other ground level cranes. This role requires direction from the plant manager. May be asked to assist other crews when needed.Essential Functions:Perform work in accordance with the crane operation instructions for gantry, ground-level and cab-based cranesBecome knowledgeable in the technological instructions for the centrifugal pole production processUse forklift to ensure efficient transportation of materialsWork in close cooperation with the gantry crane operatorInspect the technical condition of the crane slings for safe operationComplies with general OSHA and fire safety instructionsInspect and monitor the technical condition of the forklift and cranes operatedMaintain updated entries in the maintenance log book on a daily basisResponsible for maintaining restricted access to emergency stop switches and main switchKnowledge of the basic operating principles of the FPC systemResponsible for movement of materialResponsbile for clearing the standsStaging the area in prep for the next dayOther Important Details about the Role:This position reports to the Plant Manager and has no direct reports or indirect reportsMust have a high awareness for the safety of other employees and machines used in the production areaAbility to understand and follow both written and verbal instructionsParticipate in LEAN and 5S projects, as well as keep immediate production area cleanThe ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional mannerThe ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructionsThe ability to work one (1) to two (2) shifts of overtime per weekThe ability to work in extreme temperatures with exposure to chemicals and irritating particulatesThe ability to recognize and solve practical problemsRequired Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):Ability to become certified to operate cranes from ground level and from the cabinAbility to become forklift operator certifiedThree (3) or more years of relevant experienceGood eyesight and ability to assess distanceAbility to lift up to 50 lbs. with average lift at 30 lbs.Basic computer knowledgeHighly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:Previous forklift experienceOne (1) year of previous experience with overhead crane operationsValmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Well-being benefit package to ensure their individual and family's overall wellness needs are met.Benefits include*:Medical, dental and vision insurancePaid time offEmployer paid life insuranceAnnual bonus planEmployer paid short-term and long-term disabilityRetirement plansDependent careEmployee assistance programsVoluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.*Due to the nature of Valmont's Global Business and Union contracts, not all benefits are the same.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 email

Keywords: Valmont Industries, South Bend , Crane Operator (Day Shift) New Location!, Other , Bristol, Indiana

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