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Industrial Maintenance Technician - 2nd shift ($23+/hr)

Company: Valmont Industries
Location: Valley
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016Why ValmontWelcome 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 PositionThis is an individual contributor position responsible for assisting with all functions of the preventive and repair maintenance, electrical, electronic and mechanical work for the Coatings Division to achieve personal and professional growth. The Maintenance Technician 1 is also responsible for learning basic metal fabrication using welding, cutting and brazing. Incumbent must work safely with the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which includes the ability to complete a respirator fit test per OSHA standards which requires candidate/incumbent to trim or remove facial hair that interferes with the seal of the respirator and adhere to Valmont safety training policies . The Maintenance Technician 1 assists with preventive maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and facilities with a learned level of proficiency. Responsible for learning plant equipment, including pneumatic and mechanical systems, clutches, brakes, power transmission components, combustion engines, and electrical and hydraulic systems. Assist with basic electrical work and fabrication under supervision of an experienced technician. Records labor and materials used on each repair.Essential Functions:Assist with testing, inspecting, repairing and re-assembling basic plant equipment, components, and systems including but not limited to overhead bridge cranes, hoists, gear boxes, forklifts, straddle trucks, shag trucks, company vehicles, pneumatic and mechanical systems, power transmission components, combustion engines, boiler systems, and electrical and hydraulic systemsAssist with electrical workLearn basic metal fabricationCommunicate with other maintenance and production team members via e-mail, phone, and face-to-faceOperate gauging equipment including tape measures, micrometers, and dial calipersResponsible for maintaining tools and equipmentMust be company trained and authorized to operate powered industrial trucks, aerial platforms and bridge cranesMust be company trained and authorized in arc flash safety, confined space entry, hazardous energy control and fall protectionComplete Lock-Out/Tag-Out trainingClimb and work from ladders, aerial platforms , bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 feetMust be able to distinguish colorsWear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and work in a non-temperature controlled environment, as well as with exposure to outdoorsImportant Details about the RoleThis position reports to the Maintenance ManagerDomestic travel overnight up to 2% annually to assist with maintenance at other plant locationsBecome knowledgeable with plant equipmentLearn basic blueprint readingLearn basic testing and troubleshooting skillsIdentify and report equipment abnormalities and safety hazardsComplete record logs including labor, repairs made, equipment, and use of materials on the computerResponsible for working with small hand tools including tape measures, micrometers, saws, drills, riveters, and nail gunsAssist in general plant clean up and housekeepingParticipates in Safety and LEAN initiativesCommunicates problems or needs to departmental supervisionCommunicates and interact with coworkers in a professional mannerRequired Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)0-1 year of relevant experienceMechanical aptitude and desire to learnThe ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions in EnglishBasic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and OutlookCommunicate problems or needs to departmental supervisionCommunicate and interact with coworkers in a professional mannerAbility to be company trained and authorized to operate powered industrial trucks, aerial platforms and bridge cranesAbility to be company trained and authorized in arc flash safety, confined space entry, hazardous energy control and fall protectionAbility to lift up to 50 pounds , although most frequent lift is up to 30 poundsAbility to spend 75% of workday standing or walking, 10% bending or kneeling, 10% stooping, and 5% climbingMust be able to distinguish colorsClimb and work from ladders, aerial platforms, bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 feetAbility to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and work in a non-temperature controlled environment, as well as with exposure to outdoorsPay attention to detail and follow work instructionsHigh awareness for safetyWork one (1) to two (2) shifts of overtime per week, as neededMust be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional resultsHighly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These QualificationsActively pursuing an Associate's or Technical degree in Industrial Maintenance or related fieldWork in adverse conditions: wet, hot, dusty, dirty or coldSix (6) months of industrial maintenance experienceSix (6) months of experience basic welding/fabricating metal structures/componentsSix (6) of experience with basic troubleshooting skillsValmont 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 insurancePaid time offEmployer paid life insuranceEmployer paid short-term and long-term disabilityRetirement plansDependent careEmployee assistance programsVoluntary 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.

Keywords: Valmont Industries, Omaha , Industrial Maintenance Technician - 2nd shift ($23+/hr), Engineering , Valley, Nebraska

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