Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Technician - Hiring Immediately! in Claxton, Georgia
674 Industrial Park Drive Claxton Georgia 30417
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.
Valmont is urgently hiring to fill various roles in support of our Operations at our Claxon, GA facility, including Maintenance Technician.
Test, inspect, repair, troubleshoot and re-assemble basic plant equipment, components, and systems including but not limited to overhead bridge cranes, hoists, gear boxes, forklifts, company vehicles, pneumatic and mechanical systems, power transmission components, combustion engines, boiler systems, and electrical and hydraulic systems
Perform basic electrical work, and assist in highly skilled electrical work
Fabricate fixtures using welding, cutting, brazing, and surface hardening applications
Communicate with supervisor and other maintenance and production team members via e-mail, phone, and face-to-face
Responsible for working with small hand tools including tape measures, micrometers, saws, drills, riveters, and nail guns and maintaining tools and equipment
Complete record logs including labor, repairs made, equipment, and use of materials on the computer
Ability to fabricate and repair metal structures and components
Operate gauging equipment including tape measures, micrometers, and dial calipers
Responsible for reading basic blueprints
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 Supervisorr and has no direct reports
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience
The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions in English
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
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, aerial platforms , bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 feet
Must be able to distinguish colors
The ability to work one (1) to two (2) shifts of overtime per week, as needed
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 with basic troubleshooting pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems
One year of experience basic welding/fabricating metal structures/components
Climb and work from ladders, man lifts, bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 feet
Work in adverse conditions: wet, hot, dusty, dirty or cold
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.
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Paid time off
Employer paid life insurance
Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
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.
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.