Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance Technician in Jeffersonville, Indiana

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.

Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.