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Maintenance Technician

Valmont Industries, Inc. Fort Meade, FL
1381 Hwy 17 North Fort Meade Florida 33841

Why Valmont

We�re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.


Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce. Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

We are expanding our operations to include a weekend shift. This position will be a part of the weekend schedule operating Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Training and onboarding may require flexibility outside of those hours but will be discussed during hiring process.

A Brief Summary of This Position

This is an individual contributor position responsible for performing most functions of the preventive and repair maintenance, basic electrical, electronic and mechanical work for the Fort Meade Utility plant.�  The Maintenance Mechanic is also�  responsible for the repair and maintenance of both mechanical equipment and the structural of the establishment to sustain material production. This person is responsible for recording labor and materials used on each repair and provides some guidance, instruction and training to the operators.

Essential Functions:

  • Learn multiple aspects of mechanical and electrical maintenance throughout the shop
  • Must be able to read a multi-meter and have familiarity with 480 volts.
  • Must have some experience with bearings, pumps, motors
  • Have a general knowledge of steps toward trouble shooting issues
  • Assist a mechanic or electrician in associated repairs and maintenance work
  • Maintain an incident log of all equipment and structural repairs both weekly and monthly
  • Maintain appropriate professional competencies, certifications, licenses, etc., necessary to perform job.
  • Make management aware of any training needs you have.Ã?  Consult your management immediately if you are being asked to perform work for which you are not trained and/or are not comfortable doing because of potential safety or risk implications.
  • Maintain an attitude that unlawful or unethical actions are not acceptable.
  • Value the differences each individual brings to the workplace and welcome diversity within our workforce.Ã?  Support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination.
  • Conduct business on behalf of the Company in full compliance with the laws of the many jurisdictions in which we operate.

Important Details about the Role

  • Knowledgeable with production 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 Supervisor and has no direct reports
  • Knowledge of using a CMMS maintenance system

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

  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience
  • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions in English
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision
  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional Ã? manner
  • Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • 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 bridge cranes in arc flash safety, confined space entry, hazardous energy control and fall protection
  • Ability to spend 75% of workday standing or walking, 10% bending or kneeling, 10% stooping, and 5% climbing
  • Climb and work from ladders, aerial platforms , bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 feet
  • Must be able to distinguish colors
  • The ability to work one (1) to two (2) shifts of overtime per week, as needed
  • 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

  • Actively pursuing an AssociateâÂ?Â?s or Technical degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field
  • The ability to interpret and fabricate components based on basic blueprints or specification sheets
  • Ã?­Ã?­Three year of experience with basic troubleshooting pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems
  • One year of experience basic welding/fabricating metal structures/components
  • Climb and work from ladders, man lifts, bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 feet
  • Work in adverse conditions:Ã?  wet, hot, dusty, dirty or cold
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot PLCâÂ?Â?s,drives,VFDâÂ?Â?s

Valmont 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 insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Retirement plans
  • Dependent care
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, mortgage services, home & auto insurance, health coaching and more.

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*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.

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Date Posted May 15, 2023
Date Closes June 14, 2023
Requisition R18112
Located In Fort meade, FL
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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