Maintenance A - GF2 Operator - 5:00am - 1:30pm in Carson, CA at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 11/28/2022

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2226 East Dominguez St Long Beach California 90810-1086

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  • Maintenance A - General Responsibilities: 
  • A minimum of 3 - 5 years experience in the manufacturing industry and fluency in English.
  • Ability to understand and perform all duties for Maintenance Person B and C.
  • Must have current Class C License to drive company vehicle
  • Must be a Certified Welder with knowledge of cutting and plasma torches along with understanding and use layout and fabrication drawings.
  • Ability to understand and service the zinc kettle and associated electrical and gas furnace components. Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical and furnace systems.
  • Ability to understand and service heat recovery system both mechanically and electrically.
  • Ability to understand, inspect, and service all overhead crane systems in Plant A, Plant 1, and Plant 2 both mechanically and electrically. This includes, motor replacement, gearbox replacement, brake replacement and adjustment and hoist replacement.
  • Ability to understand and apply essential electrical theories as they pertain to company equipment.
  • Properly maintain documentation and equipment Maintenance Logs.
  • Limit critical equipment breakdown and avoid equipment downtime through effective preventive maintenance checks and services.
  • Perform additional duties designated by the maintenance supervisor or management to support Valmont Coatings - Calwest Galvanizing.
  • Qualification Requirements:
  • To perform this job successfully, each individual must be able to perform their essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.
  • Demonstrate compliance to all Rules of Conduct and adhere to all safety, environmental, and quality standards directed by management and corporate.
  • GF2 - General Responsibilities:
  • Use Team View and Tal-Or Operating Systems.
  • Monitor galvanized equipment and fluids, to adjust flow rates
  • Add acid and maintain fluid levels and temperatures in the galvanizing processing tanks
  • Operate screwdrivers, wrenches, and cutting tools to perform minor maintenance on the galvanizing process tanks
  • Operate forklift
  • Maintain and complete accurate logs
  • Must work in a safe and conscientious manner, paying constant attention to details
  • Responsible for communicating problems or needs to departmental supervision
  • Assist in operating the MZR machine
  • Assist in Material Handler duties as needed
  • Assist in general plant clean up and housekeeping
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
  • This position reports to the Maintenance Manager
  • Familiar with and ability to chemical signage and labeling requirements
  • Work with exposure to sulfuric acid & Hydrochloric Acid
  • Able to operate a forklift, use hand tools, electrical drills, saws, and pneumatic tools
  • Work one (1) to two (2) shifts of overtime per week
  • Wear a respirator for extended periods of time and other required Personal Protective Equipment for the production facility
  • Perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
  • Read and interpret simple charts, tables, flow diagrams, and troubleshooting guides
  • The ability to stand and / or walk for up to 95% of the shift
  • Lift, push, pull, and carry up to 50 pounds, with most frequent lift of up to 20 pounds
  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner
  • Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • High awareness for safety, the ability to recognize hazardous substances and know employee responsibility for chemical safety

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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Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in a chemical plant setting.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings.    Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time.  No travel requirements for this position.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer.  The employee is occasionally required to move about the office.  Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.