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Valmont Industries, Inc. Electronic Tech in McCook, Nebraska

75 South Hwy 83 McCook Nebraska 69001-8569

Why Valmont

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.

Valmont is URGENTLY HIRING hiring to fill various roles in support of our Operations at our McCook facility including day and evening openings in several departments.

Employees currently hired to work in our Maintenance Department will be eligible for a $2000.00 RETENTION BONUS, to be split over 3 payments after 3, 6 and 12 months of employment!

A Brief Summary of This Position

Performs highly skilled technical work in areas of installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical, electronic, and mechanical equipment with a wide knowledge and high degree of proficiency. The incumbent performs new installations of equipment and performs major repairs and replacements. The employee is responsible for the installation of distribution equipment including gutters, disconnects, conduits and cables in accordance with UL and National Electrical Code as well as the proper replacement or adjustment of mechanical clutches and drive trains. Incumbent performs diagnosis, testing, disassembly, inspecting, precise measuring, repair and re-assembly of plant equipment or components with limited instruction. The tech uses troubleshooting aids, such as digital VOM to accurately interpret readings. The types of equipment serviced and maintained include: cranes, lathes, drills, presses, press brakes, shears, robots, tube mills, high frequency induction equipment, distribution equipment, CNC and NC equipment. Apart from general house cleaning tasks, the electronic tech also performs general responsibilities such as recording labor and materials and the reporting of abnormal conditions and safety hazards. The incumbent also occasionally is in charge of different industrial lifting equipment and is expected to operate all the hoists and forklifts in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Functions

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs electrical, electronic, and mechanical equipment with a wide knowledge and high degree of proficiency

  • Performs new installations of equipment and performs major repairs and replacements.

  • Has knowledge and follows Arc Flash requirements

  • Responsible for the installation of distribution equipment including gutters, disconnects, conduits and cables in accordance with UL and National Electrical Code

  • Performs diagnosis, testing, disassembly, inspecting, precise measuring, repair and re-assembly of plant equipment or components with limited instruction

  • Maintains and installs controllers and control equipment, and if necessary can change, alter, or modify existing equipment.

  • Performs high electrical functions which include installation and repair of lighting up to 480V

  • Repairs small fixtures, fans, and appliances while also repairing welders, wire feeds, plasma cutters and motors over 110V

  • Performs pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical electronic troubleshooting and repair plant production equipment

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

  • A High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • The ability to climb and work at elevated heights of up to eighty feet

  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs

  • One year of previous experience maintaining industrial equipment

  • One year of previous experience using industrial lifting equipment, cranes or hoists

  • One year of previous experience using at least one of the following troubleshooting aides: thermography gun, digital VOM, volt, ohm or amp meters

  • The ability to accurately interpret electrical schematics, blueprints and National Electrical Code books for both AC & DC electrical systems

  • The ability to read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic valves and prints

  • The ability to pass the written Electromechanical Technician 2 test with a minimum score of 77 and a level 2 hands-on test

  • A working knowledge of using e-mail

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • A degree in Electromechanical Technology or Electrical Technology

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.

Benefits include*:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Annual performance based bonus plan

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability

  • Retirement plans

  • Dependent care

  • 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 22 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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