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Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Technician in United States

25055 Alliance Dr Claremore Oklahoma 74017-4372

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Maintenance Technician position in the Global Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will assist in the daily functions of the Maintenance Department. Additionally, you will…

  • Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as hoist motors, pumps, belts, fans, air conditioners, conveyors, etc.

  • Examines mechanical equipment to diagnose trouble.

  • Disassembles machines and repairs and replaces broken parts.

  • Uses all types of power tools and hand tools

  • Adjustment of functional parts of mechanical devices as necessary

  • Keeps work area clean; observes all safety procedures

  • Interprets blueprints, works from sketches or verbal instructions

  • Maintains all types of forklifts and keeps in operating condition

  • Contributes to the design and fabrication of production fixtures and racks

  • Carries out preventative maintenance program for all production equipment, mechanical devices, building and land, including maintaining maintenance records and preventive maintenance checklists.

  • Basic working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Minimum three (3) years of previous experience in general maintenance

  • Significant electrical work to repair or maintain company equipment.

  • A working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical systems.

  • The ability to read blueprints, wiring diagrams, welding layouts, schematics, and complex electro mechanical assembly and/or erection directions.

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

  • Perform and/or assist with maintenance tasks according to production needs to minimize downtime.

  • Support manufacturing demands including working during non-peak hours (e.g. off shifts, holidays, weekends, etc. as required/assigned.

  • Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE) and work both in a non-temperature controlled environment and outdoors.

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

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

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

  • Other duties as required and/or assigned.

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

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

  • Five years of previous experience with overhead crane operations

  • Five years of previous experience operating a forklift

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

  • The ability to recognize hazardous substances and to know basic employee responsibilities for chemical safety

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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, 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.