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Electromechanical Technician II - Dayshift

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Located In:  Waverly, NE
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
Division: 
Location:  Waverly, NE
Start Date:  2020-03-26
Requisition #:  R8427
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 14441 US Hwy 6 Waverly Nebraska 68462

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

The Electromechanical Technician 2 performs highly skilled technical work in areas of installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical, electronic, and mechanical equipment with a wide knowledge and high degree of proficiency. Responsibilities include new installations of equipment, major repairs and replacements. The Electromechanical Technician also performs general responsibilities such as recording labor and materials and reporting of abnormal conditions and safety hazards. The incumbent also occasionally is in charge of different industrial lifting equipment and is expected to operate all the hoists and forklifts in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Functions

  • Install various types of power distribution equipment including gutters, disconnects, conduits and cables in accordance with UL and National Electric Code
  • Perform diagnosis, testing, disassembly, inspecting, precise measuring, repair and re-assembly of plant equipment or components with limited instruction
  • Maintain and install controllers and control equipment and change, alter, or modify existing equipment when necessary
  • Install and repair lighting up to 480V
  • Repair small fixtures, fans, and appliances while also repairing welders, wire feeds, plasma cutters, and motors over 110V
  • Perform pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical troubleshooting and repair plant production equipment as needed
  • Use troubleshooting aids such as digital VOM to accurately interpret readings
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area and perform general housecleaning tasks as needed
  • Perform other general responsibilities such as recording labor an materials and reporting abnormal conditions and safety hazards
  • May occasionally assist newer co-workers and technicians in the first-tier with various tasks
  • This is an individual contributor position with no direct reports

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Must agree to complete and pass a defined list of technical course work within a specified period of time (Note: This requirement will be waived for employees who have a degree in Electromechanical Technology.)
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience
  • The ability to climb and work at elevated heights of up to eighty feet
  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs
  • One year of previous experience maintaining industrial equipment
  • One year of previous experience using industrial lifting equipment, cranes or hoists
  • One year of previous experience using at least one of the following troubleshooting aides: thermography gun, digital VOM, volt, ohm or amp meters
  • The ability to accurately interpret electrical schematics, blueprints and National Electrical Code books for both AC & DC electrical systems
  • The ability to read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic valves and prints
  • A working knowledge of using e-mail
  • Ability to operate a forklift
  • Experience welding and fabricating
  • Self-starter requiring a minimum of supervision and direction
  • Experience with pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical troubleshooting
  • Experience with low-voltage electrical / electronic troubleshooting
  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • A degree in Electromechanical Technology or Electrical Technology is preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience

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.

Applications accepted through April 25, 2020

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Valmont is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process.

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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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