Maintenance Technician 1st shift 6:30--3 up to 25.00 hr in Mendota Heights, MN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Job Description

2411 Pilot Knob Road Mendota Heights Minnesota 55120-1119

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.

Job Title:  Mechanical Maintenance Person Level 3 – 1st Shift


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 a Maintenance to assist in various maintenance duties. Additionally, you will…

  • Be one of two maintenance personnel on first shift. Responsible for preventative and facility maintenance.
  • Working on/with compressors, VAC, chillers, pumps, conveyors, ovens, facility painting, carpentry, paint guns and other painting equipment.
  • Must wear boots at all times and other PPE when necessary.
  • Able to stand and move 90% of the time, kneel and bend 25% of the time.
  • Ability to work in adverse conditions: wet, hot, dusty, dirty and cold.
  • Have the ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform repairs.
  • Show interest for improvement and advancement
  • Good organizational and communication skills, as well as ability to get along with others.
  • Mandatory overtime on weekends as necessary.
  • Work with a safety oriented attitude, insure a safe work environment
  • The ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Training- Six months internal training by shadowing existing maintenance personnel
  • Knowledge of proper safety in regards to hazardous waste handling containers. Waste minimization.
  • Emergency Response and Contingency and Hazardous Communication / Right to Know
  • Lean initiative and Core Competencies.

    What it takes

    Required Qualifications

  • High school graduate
  • Be able to lift/carry 50 pounds
  • Proficient in reading blue prints and electrical schematics.
  • Knowledge in Hydraulic, Mechanical, Pneumatic and Electrical
  • Able to weld and braze, perform general plumbing functions and some carpentry knowledge
  • Refrigeration/HVAC & Electrical training at a Vocational Institute preferred
  • 1+ years mechanical/ electrical experience preferred
  • Able to work alone or with others without issue.
  • This position is considered a safety sensitive position and as such is subject to the provisions of Valmont’s Random Drug Screening policy
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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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