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Valmont Industries, Inc. Group Leader (Maintenance) 1st Shift in Estill, South Carolina

41 Wood St Estill South Carolina 29918

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.

Job Summary :

  • Direct maintenance personnel on a daily basis.

  • Adjust maintenance schedules as needed to insure 24 hours of maintenance coverage while Manufacturing is operating.

  • Maintain safety, quality, efficiency, and housekeeping during his/her shift.

  • Maintain housekeeping throughout the department while ensuring DHEC and OSHA requirements are met.

  • Maintain replacement parts and equipment inventories to minimize machine downtimes.

  • Source replacement parts and equipment and develop requisitions for their purchase.

  • Trouble shoot and repair electronic and electrical systems to include HPA pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, as well as mechanical systems.

  • Direct and perform preventive maintenance task to reduce unplanned down time.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to adapt to changes.

  • Ability to lead, guide and motivate.

  • Ability to step in and assist with regards to absenteeism.

  • High level of technical trouble shooting

  • Blue print and electrical schematic reading and understanding


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands; talk; hear; stand and walk, Heavy lifting 60lbs. – 80lbs


  • Forklift License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electronic trouble shooting and repair, Electrical experience to include single and three phase power systems. Associates degree in mechatronics preferred.

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, 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.