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Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Mechanic - Electrician 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.

Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshoot electrical and electronic controls as well as hydraulic & pneumatic

  • Apply knowledge of National Electrical Codes as needed

  • Maintain an incident log of all equipment and structural repairs both weekly and monthly

  • Troubleshoot malfunctions on production line equipment and make repairs to faulty equipment

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

  • Make management aware of any training needs you have.

  • Maintain an attitude that unlawful or unethical actions are not acceptable.

  • Value the differences each individual brings to the workplace and welcome diversity within our workforce. Support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination.

  • Conduct business on behalf of the Company in full compliance with the laws of the many jurisdictions in which we operate

  • Performs all preventive maintenance work and repairs to equipment.

  • Weld metals according to customer or employer requirements

Important Details about the Role

  • Knowledgeable with plant equipment

  • Knowledgeable with basic testing, troubleshooting, disassembly, inspecting, precise measuring, repair and re-assembly of all plant equipment and components with limited instruction

  • Identify and report equipment abnormalities and safety hazards

  • Must be company tested and authorized to operate a forklift

  • Assist in general plant clean up and housekeeping

  • This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and has no direct reports

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

  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience

  • One year of previous experience using industrial lifting equipment, cranes or hoists

  • ­­One year of experience with basic troubleshooting pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems

  • The ability to read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic valves and prints

  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions in English

  • Communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision

  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner

  • Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

  • High awareness for safety with the ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and work in a non-temperature controlled environment, as well as with exposure to outdoors

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 30 pounds

  • Ability to be company trained and authorized to operate powered industrial trucks, aerial platforms and bridge cranes in arc flash safety, confined space entry, hazardous energy control and fall protection

  • Ability to spend 75% of workday standing or walking, 10% bending or kneeling, 10% stooping, and 5% climbing

  • Climb and work from ladders, man lifts, bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 30 feet

  • Must be able to distinguish colors

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Actively pursuing an Associate’s or Technical degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field

  • The ability to interpret and fabricate components based on basic blueprints or specification sheets

  • ­­One year of experience basic welding/fabricating metal structures/components

  • Work in adverse conditions: wet, hot, dusty, dirty or cold (Move to Required)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status . Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

Valmont Industries, Inc. is a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets.

Valmont began in 1946 when founder, Robert B. Daugherty, combined his $5,000 savings with a wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. From those modest beginnings, the company grew into a global leader of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and water-conserving irrigation equipment and solutions for agriculture.

From lighting and traffic structures to guide the way, to communication towers that keep people connected, to utility structures that power homes and businesses, to irrigation equipment and technology that helps grow the world’s food, we are committed to Conserving Resources. Improving Life ® .

Four primary business segments comprise Valmont: Engineered Support Structures; Coatings; Irrigation and Utility Support Structures. We manufacture products in over 80 different facilities spread across 6 continents and do business in over 22 different countries. Valmont is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol (VMI).

We are passionate about our products. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking products and processes to new markets, developing new products for existing markets, and continually improving across the company to ensure that Valmont solutions are always the global industry leader.

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