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Maintenance Technician in Jeffersonville, IN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

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1117 Brown Forman Rd Jeffersonville Indiana 47130-8418

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:  Maintenance Technician

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 Technician position at the Gateway Galvanizing Plant in Jeffersonville, IN. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will maintain and repair all Galvanizing equipment within the plant. Additionally, you will…

  • Perform light electrical work to repair or maintain company equipment (Single and Phase 3)
  • Administer the plants Preventative Maintenance Program
  • Install and configure new equipment as well as dismantle and replace defective or old parts and machines
  • Plan and manage the repair and maintenance of all equipment such as Motors, Pumps, Belts, Fans, etc. (With a heavy emphasis on Hoist and Overhead Bridge Crane Repair)
  • Adjust necessary equipment to ensure efficient and safe operation
  • Maintain a clean and hazard free work environment to ensure department safety
  • Welding and Fabrication as needed

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Two years of previous experience in an Industrial Maintenance position
  • One year of previous experience with hand welding; Certified Welder
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A working knowledge of fabrication and repair of metal structures/components
  • A working knowledge of pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical systems
  • The ability to demonstrate mechanical/basic electrical knowledge
  • The ability to climb and work from ladders, man lifts, bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 ft.
  • Must be able to lift, push, and pull up to 50 lbs
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • An Associate’s or Technical degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field
  • Four years of previous experience in an Industrial Maintenance position
  • Two years of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools
  • Mig/Tig Certified Welder
  • Experience with pneumatic & hydraulic work
  • Experience working with heat exchangers
  • Experience with Air Arc
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions 
  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

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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