Mobile valmont Logo

Job Information

Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Lead (1st and 2nd shift available) in Bartow, Florida

4131 Hwy 17 South Bartow Florida 33830-7567

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

While working under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Lead Person directs all activities hands-on regarding all technical work involving installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and electronic equipment. The Maintenance Lead Person may decide whether equipment can run or must be shut down, determine power requirements and adequacy of existing and proposed circuits, design and modify circuits when necessary to satisfy changing requirements, decide whether circuits meet NEC, OSHA, and Valmont requirements. Their decisions will often affect the safety of others, including potentially life-threatening situations.

Essential Functions :

  • Perform all of the following duties and responsibilities without supervision. Ability to be requested at irregular hours to handle emergency situations at the plant.

  • Install all types of electrical distribution equipment including high and low voltage switch gears, buss ways, gutters, disconnects, conduits, and cables in accordance with the National Electric Code.

  • Installs controllers and control equipment. Can modify equipment as necessary to adapt it for current requirements.

  • Performs routine electrical tasks such as installation and repair of lighting fixtures, appliances, welding machines, motors, electrical troubleshooting, and repair on all plant and production equipment.

  • Has knowledge of solid-state circuits, AC and DC circuits, and function of components.

  • Performs preventive maintenance of all type of machinery and equipment.

  • Inspects machines for faulty wiring, excessive wear, and unsafe conditions.

  • Reports unsafe conditions immediately and takes immediate action to get them corrected.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs overhead cranes, specialized production equipment in the Tapered Tube Facility, high-frequency induction equipment, CNC and NC equipment, communications equipment, complicated magnetic circuits, and electrical distribution equipment.

  • Uses troubleshooting aids such as volt, ohm, and amp meters, oscilloscopes, and digital read-outs, and accurately interprets readings to identify problems.

  • Engage and facilitate problem-solving teams in support of The Valmont Way initiative.

  • Performs administrative functions such as recording labor and materials, maintaining spare parts inventories, requisitioning parts and materials, shift reports, and determines root cause of equipment failures.

  • Operates lifting equipment such as forklift trucks, overhead cranes, cherry pickers, and man lifts safely and effectively.

  • Will perform mechanical repairs, housekeeping, and other routine tasks as directed.

  • Is diligent at all times to work safely, and to follow safe working practices, including lockout and tag-out procedures and other safety regulations. Ensures his team is following all safety rules and regulations at all times.

  • Uses National Electric Code and local codes to assure that all systems are in compliance.

  • Lifting, carrying, bending, kneeling, stretching, stooping, and working in awkward and confined positions.

  • Maintain appropriate professional competencies, certifications, licenses, etc., necessary to perform job.

  • Makes management aware of training needs. Consults with management immediately if being asked to perform work not trained or not comfortable performing due to potential safety or risk implications. Assists in the training of other maintenance personnel. Able to be certified to operate forklifts, cranes, and straddle buggies.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Read, write, and speak English.

  • Proficient in manufacturing math; multiplication, division, decimals to fractions, fractions to decimals.

  • Must either be a graduate of an acceptable Technical Training Program, or have at least two years of experience as an Industrial Electrician and Mechanic.

  • Two years of experience reading and interpreting electrical schematics, blueprints, and National Electrical code books for both AC and DC electrical systems.

  • Two years of working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems

  • Able to read and interpret DVM (digital voltage meter).

  • The ability to demonstrate mechanical and basic electrical knowledge through testing.

  • The ability to climb and work from ladders, man-lifts, bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 ft.

  • Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs.

  • PC literate (PLC software, Windows, etc.).

  • 6 months of experience in leadership role, formal or informally leading a team of employees

Hig hly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Three years of experience as an Industrial Electrician.

  • Three years of experience working with pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems.

  • Certified Electrician credentials.

  • One year of previous experience in a supervisory or leadership role

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