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Crane Operator (Day Shift) New Location!

Company: CareerLink
Location: Bristol
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

1100 Maple St Bristol Indiana 46507

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:
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 cranes
Become knowledgeable in the technological instructions for the centrifugal pole production process
Use forklift to ensure efficient transportation of materials
Work in close cooperation with the gantry crane operator
Inspect the technical condition of the crane slings for safe operation
Complies with general OSHA and fire safety instructions
Inspect and monitor the technical condition of the forklift and cranes operated
Maintain updated entries in the maintenance log book on a daily basis
Responsible for maintaining restricted access to emergency stop switches and main switch
Knowledge of the basic operating principles of the FPC system
Responsible for movement of material
Responsbile for clearing the stands
Staging the area in prep for the next day

Other Important Details about the Role:
This position reports to the Plant Manager and has no direct reports or indirect reports
Must have a high awareness for the safety of other employees and machines used in the production area
Ability to understand and follow both written and verbal instructions
Participate in LEAN and 5S projects, as well as keep immediate production area clean
The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner
The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
The ability to work one (1) to two (2) shifts of overtime per week
The ability to work in extreme temperatures with exposure to chemicals and irritating particulates
The ability to recognize and solve practical problems

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Ability to become certified to operate cranes from ground level and from the cabin
Ability to become forklift operator certified
Three (3) or more years of relevant experience
Good eyesight and ability to assess distance
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with average lift at 30 lbs.
Basic computer knowledge

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
Previous forklift experience
One (1) year of previous experience with overhead crane operations

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensiv

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

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