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Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Mechanic (Evening Shift) - $2,000 Sign-On Bonus in El Dorado, Kansas

955 North Haverhill Rd El Dorado Kansas 67042-4806

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.

* $2,000 Sign-On Bonus!!* ($1,000 after 180 days, $1,000 after 360 days)

Starting Wage: $22.92/hour + $1.00/hour shift differential for 2nd Shift

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Maintenance Mechanic (Evening Shift) position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will maintain all equipment within the facility in good working order and install or repair machines and equipment as necessary within the facility. Additionally, you will…

  • Observe mechanical devices in operation to test their performance and listen for any abnormalities

  • Perform light electrical work to repair or maintain company equipment

  • Dismantle devices to gain access to defective parts

  • Examine the form and texture of parts to detect imperfections, repair and/or replace defective parts of equipment

  • Install special functional and structural parts in devices using hand tools and/or power tools

  • Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly inspections throughout the plant to ensure all equipment is operating properly

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and mechanical systems

  • Minimum one year of previous experience in an industrial maintenance or related position

  • Minimum one year of previous experience operating hand or power tools in a professional environment

  • The ability to read and interpret blueprints

  • The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

  • The ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane

  • The ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures

  • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

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

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

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

#UT (Utility)

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.

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Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.