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Crane Operator

Company: Valmont Industries, Inc.
Location: Claxton
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

674 Industrial Park Drive Claxton Georgia 30417 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 Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for a Crane Operator position in the Global Utilities Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will assist in various daily manufacturing production activities across multiple departments within the Global Utilities Division. Additionally, you will Work Schedule: 5 days on/3 days off Essential Functions * Operates traveling or stationary overhead crane to lift, move, and position loads, such as machinery, equipment, products, and solid or bulk materials, using hoisting attachments, such as hook, sling, electromagnet, or bucket: Observes load hookup and determines safety of load. * Manipulates or depresses crane controls, such as pedals, levers, and buttons, to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist movement according to written, verbal, or signal instructions. * Cleans and maintains crane and hoisting mechanism. * Inspects crane for defective parts and notifies supervisor of defects or malfunctions. * May attach load to hook or other crane accessory prior to operating crane and be designated Crane Operator-Hooker or Crane Operator-Hooktender. * Inspect crane for safety issues on a daily basis. * Participate in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures. Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) * Experience - One year related experience * Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions. * Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly. * Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task to ensure safe, efficient, and continuous operation of plant cranes. * Reliability - Must be dependable and trustworthy. * Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety. Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications * High School Diploma or GED equivalent * Five or more years of previous experience operating overhead cranes * The ability to read and comprehend engineered prints * 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 Valmont 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 insurance * Paid time off * Employer paid life insurance * Employer paid short-term and long-term disability * Retirement plans * Dependent care * Employee assistance programs * Voluntary 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, Inc., Savannah , Crane Operator, Other , Claxton, Georgia

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