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Valmont Industries, Inc. Plant Maintenance Technician-Day shift in Tampa, Florida

9520 East Broadway Ave Tampa Florida 33619-7721

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Plant Maintenance Technician position at Valmont Tampa Galvanizing . We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment in the plant, including overhead crane and hoists, Storm Water Treatment, welding, fabrication and other types of installations.

Essential Functions:

  • Work from the direction of the General Manager to support the preventative maintenance schedule, make unforeseen repairs, troubleshoot and install new or repaired equipment

  • Performance of operations and the use of tools and equipment of several trades such as, not limited to: electrical, plumbing, dismantle machines, replace defective parts, and make necessary adjustments to insure efficient operation

  • Perform a variety of electrical-trade functions in the installation, maintenance or repair of equipment for generating, distribution and/or utilization of electric energy in an establishment.

  • Responsible for welding any defective tanks, plants parts or fabrication as needed.

  • Responsible for moving hazardous and non-hazardous waste drums from still room to the hazardous waste storage area.

  • Knowledge of the proper storage and disposal of waste.

  • Locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system or equipment.

  • Communicate with the Supervisors, Production Manager, and General Manager regarding problems and estimated times for repairs

  • Work standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment using a variety of electrician’s hand tools, measuring and testing instruments.

  • Learn aspects of mechanical and electrical maintenance throughout the shop

  • Perform other duties as directed by leaders and management.

  • Actively participate in department safety, and demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures.

  • Maintain process tanks chemistry through regular titration analysis and chemical additions.

  • Coordinate acid transfer from tank to tank, receiving of new acid and disposal of spent acid.

  • Operation and maintenance of peripheral equipment such as baghouse, storm water treatment plan and others.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Three years of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

  • 480 electrical background

  • Possess a basic knowledge of PLC logic to troubleshoot and or repair the CNC equipment

  • Certified to run forklifts, man-lifts, cranes and all manufacturing equipment

  • Computer experience for input and retrieval of data

  • The ability to read and decipher blueprints, schematics manufacturer specification manuals, state and federal code books and references without assistance and use them to properly perform the required maintenance installations, or tasks

  • The ability to calculate formulas using basic mathematics and standard U.S. and Metric Measurements

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

  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills

  • At the end of 90 Calendar days the candidate must be able to maintain an acceptable level of production, quality and attendance as determined by Management

  • 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 year of previous experience operating a forklift

  • One year of previous experience with overhead crane operations

  • One year of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools in a professional environment

  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

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

  • The ability to effectively interpret and present information both one-on-one and in front of an audience

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 Industries, Inc. is a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets.

Valmont began in 1946 when founder, Robert B. Daugherty, combined his $5,000 savings with a wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. From those modest beginnings, the company grew into a global leader of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and water-conserving irrigation equipment and solutions for agriculture.

From lighting and traffic structures to guide the way, to communication towers that keep people connected, to utility structures that power homes and businesses, to irrigation equipment and technology that helps grow the world’s food, we are committed to Conserving Resources. Improving Life ® .

Four primary business segments comprise Valmont: Engineered Support Structures; Coatings; Irrigation and Utility Support Structures. We manufacture products in over 80 different facilities spread across 6 continents and do business in over 22 different countries. Valmont is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol (VMI).

We are passionate about our products. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking products and processes to new markets, developing new products for existing markets, and continually improving across the company to ensure that Valmont solutions are always the global industry leader.

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