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Valmont Industries Reviews

Updated March 15, 2019
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Valmont Industries President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Kaniewski
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Pros
  • "As an opening job, this I was offered good base pay and benefits" (in 11 reviews)

  • "Great benefits good pay safe work place" (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management is not keyed into everyday workings of site" (in 12 reviews)

  • "Senior management not familiar with industry" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valmont Industries full-time

    Pros

    Valmont has great benefits and a good environment. They donate money to United Way and the employees are very diverse.

    Cons

    No room for advancement.


  2. "Inspector"

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    Current Employee - Inspector
    Current Employee - Inspector
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valmont Industries full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Overtime, tuition reimbursement, meetings that keep you updated on progress and events.

    Cons

    New point system that gives you points no matter the situation. Punishes all for one person's actions.

    Advice to Management

    Watch favoritism given by supervisor's

  3. "Exhausting"

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    Current Employee - HLAW Operator in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - HLAW Operator in Fort Worth, TX
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay and seemingly endless overtime

    Cons

    The amount of consecutive days of working without a day off.

    Advice to Management

    Less time means better productivity out of employees


  4. "do not trust them"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Valmont Industries full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    pay was good for the area, good work flow, employed some good people

    Cons

    company invested millions on consolidating two plants just to close it a year later. created bs excuse for closing it.


  5. "Average Company"

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    Former Employee - Vice President Finance in Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Vice President Finance in Birmingham, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Valmont Industries full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Compensation is OK but not great

    Cons

    Leadership, work to life balance, and vacations


  6. "Great People, Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Valmont Industries full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Valmont hires great people. The company is committed to success.

    Cons

    They are light years behind in IT. That can make it difficult to get your job done right. Also, it is definitely an old company, with outdated beliefs on how best to support it's workforce.


  7. "Material controller"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Valmont Industries full-time

    Pros

    Good pay for the location.

    Cons

    Not that many that I can think of.

  8. "Decent Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Valmont Industries full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are pretty good
    Tuition reimbursement
    Global workforce
    Employee networking and volunteer opportunities

    Cons

    Job satisfaction is effected by good or bad manager

    Advice to Management

    Listen to lower level team members
    Give shop employees a voice


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    "Decent Job but don't plan to stay long"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    knowledgeable, friendly employees, good wage if you don't have a college degree. Little experience required to start.

    Cons

    politics, detached upper management, first impressions and rumors are more important than work performance.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your experienced employees.


  10. "Data Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Omaha, NE
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Valmont Industries full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good group of people that I worked with. They worked together as a team.

    Cons

    Management shifts priorities multiple times and did not keep clear communications about what was happening.

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget the little guy.