Maintenance Technician in Salina, KS at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

1100 North Ohio St Salina Kansas 67401-2403

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 position in the Salina, Kansas Coatings Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will maintain and repair all Galvanizing equipment within the Global Coatings Division. Additionally, you will…

  • Perform light electrical work to repair or maintain company equipment
  • Move hazardous waste drums from still room to the hazardous waste storage area
  • 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 and buildings
  • Adjust necessary equipment to ensure efficient and safe operation

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Three years of previous experience in an Industrial Maintenance position
  • A working knowledge of metallurgy for fabrication and repair of metal structures/components
  • A working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems
  • The ability to demonstrate mechanical/basic electrical knowledge through testing
  • The ability to climb and work from ladders, manlifts, bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 ft.
  • Must be able to lift 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
  • Six years of previous experience in an Industrial Maintenance position
  • Two years of previous experience operating hand and/or power tools
  • 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.

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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