MAINTENANCE MECHANIC in Bellville at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 9/21/2022

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Job Description

11308 Hwy 36 Bellville Texas 77418-0640

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.



How you will contribute 

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Maintenance Mechanic II position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will repair and maintain both mechanical equipment and the structure of the establishment to sustain material production. Additionally, you will… 

  • Learn multiple aspects of mechanical and electrical maintenance throughout the shop 

  • Assist a mechanic or electrician in associated repairs and maintenance work 

  • Procure welding supplies and consumables as well as maintenance equipment as necessary 

  • Maintain an incident log of all equipment and structural repairs both weekly and monthly 

  • Construct and assemble new machines as well as upgrade older machines 

 

What it takes 

Required Qualifications 

  • The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision 

  • a minimum of two years work experience in a mechanical maintenance position 

  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment 

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions   

  • The ability to perform basic math functions such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing 

 

Highly qualified candidates will also possess: 

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 

  • Two years of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment 

  • One year of previous experience operating a forklift in a professional environment 

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times 

  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results 

#UT (Utility) 

 

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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BASIC FUNCTION:


Perform work involving the sklls of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair.  Duties may involve welding; machining;carpentry;repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; istalling, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and building repairs.



JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:



Repair or replace defective equipment parts using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.
 

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.

  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, and perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.


  • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.

  • Assemble, install and/or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems and plumbing, machinery, and equipment.

  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary.

  • Inspect, operate, and test machinery and equipment in order to diagnose machine malfunctions.

  • Record maintenance and repair work performed and the costs of the work.

  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

  • Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.

  • Plan and lay out repair work using diagrams, drawings, blueprints, maintenance manuals, and schematic diagrams.

  • Order parts, supplies, and equipment from catalogs and suppliers, or obtain them from storerooms.

  • Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.

  • Paint and repair roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, plaster, drywall, and other parts of building structures.

  • Operate cutting torches or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

  • Set up and operate machine tools to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.

  • Maintain and repair specialized equipment and machinery found in manufacturing facilities.

  • Fabricate and repair counters, benches, partitions, and other wooden structures such as sheds and outbuildings.

  • Performs other duties as directed by leaders and management.

  • Must be willing to work long hours and weekends when needed.

  • Actively participates in department safety, demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures.
     


SKILLS /QUALIFICATIONS:


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree preferred. 

  • Maintenance experience preferred.

  • Ability to calculate formulas using basic mathematics and standard U.S. and Metric Measurements.

  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

  • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

  • Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others.  Read and write English.

  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

  • Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.

  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.

  • Problem Solving – Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.

  • Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.

  • Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.

  • Self Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive initiative.

  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.

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