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Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance 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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking highly motivated and talented individuals for our Maintenance Department in the Global Coatings Division at our Steel, Alabama Galvanizing site. We are looking for a highly driven individuals that will maintain and repair all Galvanizing equipment at the site. Additionally, you will…

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance procedures

  • Perform 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

  • Install and configure new equipment as well as dismantle and replace defective or old parts and machines

  • Adjust necessary equipment to ensure efficient and safe operation

  • A proven working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical (mechanically inclined to replace bearings, seals, repair forklifts/overhead cranes, etc.) and electrical (480, 3 phase, 120, control voltage and trouble-shooting)

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

  • Minimum two years of experience using hand and power tools

  • The ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane

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

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

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

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

  • Must wear all required PPE

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Establish priorities and reorder priorities when necessary

  • Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions including all required processes/procedures

  • Calculate simple mathematics and accurately read a tape measure

  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • Be a team player in a diverse group assisting in other areas/in other ways as needed or when idle.

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

Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Mechanically and technically inclined preferred

  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)

  • Able to be trained and apply training correctly

  • Able to read, write and follow instructions

  • Able to perform simple mathematics and read a tape measure

  • Self-supervising once given instruction/guide lines with the ability to recognize/solve practical problems/issues

Key Competencies:

  • Patience

  • Communication

  • Attention to Detail

  • Flexibility

  • Working Well under Pressure

  • Organization

  • Teamwork

  • Integrity

  • Self-supervision

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs,

  • Able stand, walk, climb, sit, bend, squat, stoop, push, pull, reach, grasp, hold and carry for various periods of time

  • Able to wear required PPE at all times: Hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves, reflective vest, long sleeves, long pants, steel toed boots with built in met guards, face shield, welding helmet, fall protection and other PPE as required.

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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