Maintenance in Steele, AL at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

475 Dietrich Road Steele Alabama 35987-2613

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 (2nd Shift)

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Maintenance Technician 2nd Shift position in the Global Coatings Division at our Steele, Alabama location. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will performance maintenance and repair at the site.  This is a second shift position.  Additionally, you will…

  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance procedures
  • Perform industrial maintenance using tools and equipment of several trades such as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, electronics, welding, etc.
  • Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly inspections throughout the plant to ensure all equipment is operating properly
  • Install and configure new equipment as well as dismantle and replace defective or old parts and machines
  • Adjust necessary equipment to ensure efficient and safe operation
  • This job requires walking, standing, sitting, pushing, pulling, kneeling, lifting
  • This job requires use of hand and power tools and knowledge in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, electronics, welding

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum three years of experience in an Industrial Maintenance position
  • A proven working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems
  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues
  • Minimum two years of experience using hand and power tools
  • The ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane
  • The ability to climb and work from ladders, manlifts, and scissor lifts.
  • 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
  • Three or more years of previous experience in an Industrial Maintenance position
  • Two or more 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

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



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