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Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Mechanic nights & Weekends in Fort Meade, Florida

1381 Hwy 17 North Fort Meade Florida 33841

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Business Title:

Maintenance Mechanic 13

Location:

Fort Meade, FL

A Brief Summary of This Position

This is an individual contributor position responsible for performing most functions of the preventive and repair maintenance, basic electrical, electronic and mechanical work. The Maintenance Mechanic 13 is also responsible for handling all the Lube Inspections for Ware Components. Manage all the replacements of belts, cables, chains and be able to perform any and all mechanical repairs. the repair and maintainance of both mechanical equipment and the structural of the establishment to sustain material production. This person is responsible for recording labor and materials used on each repair and provides some guidance, instruction and training to the operators.

Essential Functions:

  • Learn multiple aspects of mechanical and electrical maintenance throughout the shop

  • Must be able to read a multi-meter and have familiarity with 480 volts.

  • Must have some experience with bearings

  • Have a general knowledge of how to trouble shoot issues

  • Assist a mechanic or electrician in associated repairs and maintenance work

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

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

  • Make management aware of any training needs you have. Consult your management immediately if you are being asked to perform work for which you are not trained and/or are not comfortable doing because of potential safety or risk implications.

  • 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.

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 Maintance Supervisorr and has no direct reports

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

  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience

  • Must have mechanical certification

  • Must be able to complete Electronic or Hydraulic Circuit from beginning to end

  • 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 troubleshoot components, weld to make parts and be able to read and understand Electrical & Hydraulic Prints & Fabricate components

  • 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

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.

SKILL

Educational Background

Requires adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing of whole numbers and fractions to perform calculations and conversions to and from metric and English measurement standards. Must possess adequate communication and interpersonal skills to successfully interact with other employees. Must display an aptitude for problem solving and the ability to plan for potential problems or needs.

Job Training Skill Development

Maintenance Mechanics must demonstrate a minimum acceptable level of equipment specific knowledge within 12 months of on the job experience.

Decision Making

Must be able to make decisions whether or not equipment can run safely or needs immediate attention for repairs. The Maintenance Mechanic should be able to make recommendations to supervision and prioritize necessary repairs. Service manuals establish standard procedures for some decision making. Troubleshooting of pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical equipment may require independent judgment at the work site or at additional Valmont sites requesting maintenance assistance.

EFFORT

Physical Effort

The Maintenance Mechanic spends time climbing, lifting, bending, kneeling, crawling, pulling, stretching, and working in confined spaces and awkward positions, as well as working at heights. Incumbent handles gearboxes on top of machines, changing brakes, motors on cranes, etc. The average weight of objects is 30 pounds. Incumbent spends 75% of his / her workday standing or walking, 10% bending or kneeling, 10% stooping, and 5% climbing.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS SUMMARY

Activity

Frequency

Activity

Frequency

N

R

O

F

C

N

R

O

F

C

Lift/Carry:

Body Mechanics

10 Lbs. Or less

X

Bend

X

11 - 20 Lbs.

X

Squat / Kneel

X

21 - 50 Lbs.

X

Twist/Turn

X

51 - 100 Lbs.

X

Climb

X

100 + Lbs.

X

Crawl

X

Reach Above Shoulder

X

Push/Pull

Reach Outward

X

12 Lbs. Or less

X

Hand/Finger Manipulation

X

13 - 25 Lbs.

X

Stand

X

26 - 40 Lbs.

X

Walk

X

41 - 100 Lbs.

X

Sit

X

Computer Ergonomics

Drive

Keyboard

X

Automatic

X

Standard

X

LEGEND N =Never R =Rarely 1-4% O =Occasional 5-33% F =Frequent 34-66% C =Constant 67-100%

Benefits

Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

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 is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.
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