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As a growing global manufacturing company, we offer employment opportunities for qualified candidates in every area of every division around the world.  Valmont may have a place for you in one of our manufacturing plants or business marketing offices in North or South America, Europe, Asia, Australia or Africa.

We provide competitive compensation and benefits, a performance driven work environment and advancement opportunities.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all our employees, wherever their career with Valmont may take them.

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No matter where in the world you live, Valmont products are part of your life.  They are making the world a better place to live - exactly what Valmont has been doing for more than 60 years.

Passion, Integrity, Continuous Improvement and Delivering Results - that is The Valmont Way

Maintenance Mechanical - 3rd shift

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Located In:  Columbus, NE
Date Posted: 
Occupational Category:  00-0000.00
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Location:  Columbus, NE
Start Date:  2020-03-26
Requisition #:  R7892
Positions Available: 
Department: 
 1600 East 29th Ave Columbus Nebraska 68601

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.

Performs preventative maintenance & repairs on all plant equipment and facilities including hydraulic machines, presses, shears, cranes, welders, mechanical clutches, drive trains. Etc. Repairs worn parts, straightens and fabricates fixtures. Makes new installation of equipment and performs major repairs/replacements.

Essential Functions:

  • Test, inspect, repair, troubleshoot and re-assemble basic plant equipment, components, and systems including but not limited to overhead bridge cranes, hoists, gear boxes, forklifts, straddle trucks, company vehicles, pneumatic and mechanical systems, power transmission components, and electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Perform basic electrical work, and assist in highly skilled electrical work
  • Fabricate fixtures using welding, cutting, brazing applications
  • Communicate with supervisor and other maintenance and production team members via e-mail, phone, and face-to-face
  • Responsible for working with small hand tools including tape measures, micrometers, saws, drills, and maintaining tools and equipment
  • Complete record logs including labor, repairs made, equipment, and use of materials on the computer
  • Ability to fabricate and repair metal structures and components
  • Operate gauging equipment including tape measures, micrometers, and dial calipers
  • Responsible for reading basic blueprints
  • Knowledgeable with plant equipment
  • Knowledgeable with basic testing, troubleshooting, disassembly, inspecting, precise measuring, repair and re-assembly of all plant equipment and components with limited instruction
  • Identify and report equipment abnormalities and safety hazards
  • Must be company tested and authorized to operate a forklift
  • Assist in general plant clean up and housekeeping
  • This position reports to the Maintenance Manager and has no direct reports

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

  • One year of relevant experience or education
  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions in English
  • Have experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • High attention to detail
  • High awareness for safety with the ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and work in a non-temperature controlled environment, as well as with exposure to outdoors
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to be company trained and authorized to operate powered industrial trucks, aerial platforms and cranes in arc flash safety, confined space entry, hazardous energy control and fall protection
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Associate's or Technical degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field
  • The ability to interpret and fabricate components based on basic blueprints or specification sheets
  • One year of experience with basic troubleshooting pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems
  • One year of experience basic welding/fabricating metal structures/components
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Climb and work from ladders, man lifts, bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 35 feet
  • Work in adverse conditions: wet, hot, dusty, dirty or cold
  • Structural welding skills

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.

If you need an accommodation due to a disability to use our online system to apply for a position at Valmont, call us at 402-963-1166 or send us an email at RSS@Valmont.com.

PLEASE NOTE: This contact channel is reserved for use by individuals with disabilities who require special accommodations in order to apply for a posted position with Valmont.  Information received via this contact channel will be routed to resources that will provide appropriate assistance to these individuals to ensure that their data is collected and entered into the system.

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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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