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Field Service Technician

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Located In:  Pasco, WA
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Division: 
Location:  Pasco, WA
Start Date:  2018-12-07
Requisition #:  R3996
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 4225 N. Capitol Ave. Pasco Washington 99301

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.

The Field Service Technician is responsible for electrical, electronic and mechanical support in the field. This involves troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing mechanized irrigation systems on-site. The incumbent in this position may also assist with the technical training provided to end-users. This training support involves contributing to the development of written technical educational material on assigned Valley irrigation equipment products and applications which are later disseminated where needed. The employee needs to have the ability to be able to instruct the growers in areas of electrical installation, mechanical erection and equipment programming when asked to do so. The incumbent also educates the end-users on safe irrigation equipment practices, proper equipment operation and basic equipment troubleshooting. The Field Service Technician maintains a working relationship with the Engineering Department in Valley to report and correct product problems related to workmanship by Valmont and outside vendors. The Service Technicians also helps the Engineering department by installing and servicing prototypes and then giving the Valley engineers feedback regarding the prototype's installation and workings.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Three years of professional work experience in electrical, mechanical or electronic troubleshooting/repair
  • A valid U.S. driver's license
  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • The ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the shift

Additional Qualifications:

  • The ability to meet Federal DOT driver requirements within 30 days upon hire
  • The ability to teach customers about programming aspects of mechanized irrigation systems
  • The ability to communicate technical information to non-technical stakeholders
  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Specialty or greater electrical license
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience with customer service
  • Agribusiness background
  • Previous work experience either servicing or installing center pivots, corner or linear irrigation systems
  • Professional work experience teaching or educating others on electrical, mechanical or electronic irrigation concepts
  • Previous maintenance experience in an industrial applications, electrical, mechanical or electronic area
  • A degree in electronics, electricity, mechanics or hydraulics

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, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

2018-07-25-07:00
Applications accepted through January 6, 2019

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Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment.  We design, manufacture and sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and fabricated industrial products.  We also provide custom coatings services.

Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating services.  Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products around the world from corrosion.

Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh water resources.

Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the world.

Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries; forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.

Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers in North America and emerging global markets.

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