Develop your talents at Valmont®

Learning a skilled trade can last a lifetime.

The practical hands-on experience you gain while learning and practicing your craftsmanship provides both a more stable work life for you and the necessary expertise for companies in need of those skills — including Valmont.
While working in a manufacturing role at Valmont, your hands will create the structures that improve life in your own neighborhood, as well as in cities and villages halfway across the world, all in a safe work environment with individuals who share your passions and goals. The safety of our Valmont team is our first priority, setting a standard for our employees to make it safe, make it personal, and make it home. The art and science of your craftsmanship could be used to connect 5G technology, develop modern urban infrastructures, build renewable energy grids or grow food in places where it would be impossible without your handiwork.
Career opportunities in the skilled trades

America faces a growing need of welding operators. Valmont is no different. We offer a variety of welding positions, as well as our own Welder Training Program. Because of our wide-ranging product segments, we also offer opportunities few other companies can.


Our technicians install, maintain and repair a wide range of highly technical electronic and mechanical equipment that require in-depth knowledge and a high degree of proficiency.

Machining and Other Specialties
Machining and Other Specialties

We recruit for a number of machining positions, including fabrication, CNC, laser and robotics operators, and tool and die specialists. We also have many more specialty positions, such as industrial painting, shipping/logistics, crane operator and forklift operator.

Opportunities for High School and Other Non-traditional students

Start learning a skilled trade early by participating in career and technical education at Valmont. For some opportunities, you can even begin as a high school student.

Our work-based programs provide: A classroom education and hands-on experiences at several of our production facilities. Our Jasper, Tennessee facility also offers a work-based pre-apprenticeship program.
Partnerships provide insight into the world of a manufacturing career.
Through partnerships with high schools, trade schools and community colleges, Valmont works to provide insight into the world of manufacturing careers. These partnerships allow high school students and their instructors to gain valuable insights into skilled trades and employment opportunities, with some students reaching full-time employment after high school graduation.
Job shadowing opportunities
Site/facility tours
Virtual presentations & donations
Welder training program
Welder training programs are currently offered at multiple Valmont sites, including Valley, Nebraska, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Brenham, Texas. This training provides experience that helps high school and trade school students learn the production environment, procedures, and processes at Valmont before gaining a position on the shop floor. Paid training lasts two to three weeks and includes a combination of classroom and hands-on training in our weld labs or production environment. Program eligibility and details vary by site. Some facilities require little to no prior experience to participate. As a part of welder training, participants recieve American Welding Society (AWS) certified testing and certifications.
Gas metal arc welding
Flux-cored arc welding
Submerged arc welding
Shielded metal arc
Plasma cutting
Valmont Skilled Trade Program.

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