Electronic Technician I in Hazleton, PA at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

101 Carleton Ave Hazleton Pennsylvania 18201-7321

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Maintenance Electronic Technician I position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment, welders, AC/DC motors, production machinery, CNC equipment and other types of installations.  Additionally, you will…

  • Work from the direction of the Manager to support the preventative maintenance schedule, make unforeseen repairs, troubleshoot and install new or repaired equipment
  • Perform a variety of electrical-trade functions in the installation, maintenance or repair of equipment for generating, distribution and/or utilization of electric energy in an establishment
  • Install or repair any of a variety of electrical equipment, such as generators, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems, or other transmission equipment; working from blueprints, drawings, layout or other specifications
  • Locate and diagnose trouble in the electrical system or equipment
  • Communicate with the Supervisors, Manufacturing Manager, and General Manager regarding problems and estimated times for repairs
  • Work standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment using a variety of electrician’s hand tools, measuring and testing instruments
  • Learn aspects of mechanical and electrical maintenance throughout the shop
  • Perform other duties as directed by leaders and management
  • Actively participate in department safety, and demonstrate excellent safety practices and behaviors which conform to all Valmont safety policies and procedures.

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Three years of previous experience in an electronic maintenance related position
  • Three years of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • State electrical license
  • 480 electrical background
  • Possess a basic knowledge of PLC logic to troubleshoot and or repair the CNC equipment
  • Certified to run forklifts, man-lifts, cranes and all manufacturing equipment
  • Computer experience for input and retrieval of data
  • The ability to read and decipher blueprints, schematics manufacturer specification manuals, state and federal code books and references without assistance and use them to properly perform the required maintenance installations, or tasks
  • The ability to calculate formulas using basic mathematics and standard U.S. and Metric Measurements
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • At the end of 90 Calendar days the candidate must be able to maintain an acceptable level of production, quality and attendance as determined by Management

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • One year of previous experience operating a forklift
  • One year of previous experience with overhead crane operations
  • One year of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools in a professional environment
  • The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to effectively interpret and present information both one-on-one and in front of an audience
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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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, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.


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