Valmont Industries, Inc. Electrical Tech in McCook, Nebraska
75 South Hwy 83 McCook Nebraska 69001-8569
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.
Performs highly skilled and technical work in areas of installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment, plant equipment and facilities with a wide knowledge and high degree of proficiency. The Electronic Technician installs the power distribution equipment including both low and high voltage systems. The layout, assembly procedures and problems are reviewed with the Manufacturing Engineers and Maintenance Manager. Sketches need to be drawn to clarify design details and functional criteria of electronic unit. The Electronic Technician installs all types of distribution equipment including switch gear, I lines, busways, disconnects, conduits and cables in accordance with the UL and National Electric code. The technician recommends changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance. The employee sets up standard test apparatus or devises test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production models. The Electronic Technician adjusts, calibrates, aligns and modifies circuitry and components while recording the effects on the unit performance. The technician reports and develops charts graphs and schematics to describe and illustrate the system’s operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications and functional limitations. The employee checks how new equipment is functioning to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions. The incumbent performs minor electrical functions which include installation and repair of lighting, repair of small fixtures, appliances, welders, wire feeds and motors, changing fuses as well as general 5S duties. The incumbent performs electrical troubleshooting and repair on all plant and production equipment as well as complicated magnetic circuits. Our Electrical Technicians perform pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical troubleshooting when it relates to electrical problems. Some of the equipment that is serviced by the Electronic Technicians are cranes, lathes, drills, presses, shears, high-frequency induction equipment, numerical-control lathe and general distribution equipment. There are rare cases in which Valmont’s Electronic Technicians need to design and install controllers and control equipment or modify existing equipment. The Electronic Technicians assist the Electrical Assembly personnel in repairing test harnesses and text fixtures as well as interpreting engineering production drawings and schematics. Performs preventative maintenance on all plant equipment.
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, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.
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.