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Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Assistant 1st in Steele, Alabama

475 Dietrich Road Steele Alabama 35987-2613

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.

  • Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Maintenance Assist position, 1st shift, in the Global Coatings Division at our Steele, Alabama location. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will assist in the performance of maintenance and repair at the site. Additionally, you will…

  • Assist in the performing of routine and scheduled preventative maintenance procedures

  • Assist in performing industrial maintenance using tools and equipment of several trades such as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, electronics, welding, etc.

  • Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly inspections throughout the plant to ensure all equipment is operating properly

  • Assist in the installation and configuration of new equipment as well as dismantle and replace defective or old parts and machines

  • Adjust necessary equipment to ensure efficient and safe operation

  • This job requires walking, standing, sitting, pushing, pulling, kneeling, squatting, lifting

  • This job requires use of hand and power tools and a willingness to learn and/or train in all areas of maintenance

  • What it takes Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • One - three years of experience working with Industrial Maintenance

  • Knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, and/or mechanical systems

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

  • Minimum one year of experience using hand and power tools

  • The ability to operate a forklift and/or overhead crane

  • The ability to climb and work from ladders, manlifts, and scissor lifts.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

  • Willingness to learn/train in all areas of maintenance

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

  • Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • One or more years of previous experience in an Industrial Maintenance Assistant position

  • Two or more years of previous experience using hand and/or power tools

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

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 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.