Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Technician in Fort Meade, Florida
1381 Hwy 17 North Fort Meade Florida 33841
We’re Here to Move the World Forward.
Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.
Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.
We are expanding our operations to include a weekend shift. This position will be a part of the weekend schedule operating Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Training and onboarding may require flexibility outside of those hours but will be discussed during hiring process.
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 for the Fort Meade Utility plant. The Maintenance Mechanic is also responsible for the repair and maintenance 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.
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, pumps, motors
Have a general knowledge of steps toward trouble shooting 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 production 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
Knowledge of using a CMMS maintenance system
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
Minimum of three (3) 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
Three 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
Ability to understand and troubleshoot PLC’s,drives,VFD’s
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.
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.