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Maintenance Mechanic - 1st Shift

Company: Valmont Industries, Inc.
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: April 11, 2021

Job Description:

th Street Tuscaloosa Alabama 35 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.A Brief Summary of This PositionThis is an individual contributor position responsible for performing most functions of the preventive and repair maintenance, basic electrical, electronic and mechanical work for the Tuscaloosa Utility plant. The Maintenance Mechanic is also responsible for the repair and maintainance of both mechanical equipment and the structural of the establishment to sustain material production. This person is responsible for recording labor and materials used on each repair and provides some guidance, instruction and training to the operators.Essential Functions:

  • Learn multiple aspects of mechanical and electrical maintenance throughout the shop
  • Must be able to read a multi-meter and have familiarity with 480 volts.
  • Must have some experience with bearings
  • Have a general knowledge of how to trouble shoot issues
  • Assist a mechanic or electrician in associated repairs and maintenance work
  • Maintain an incident log of all equipment and structural repairs both weekly and monthly
  • Maintain appropriate professional competencies, certifications, licenses, etc., necessary to perform job.
  • Make management aware of any training needs you have. Consult your management immediately if you are being asked to perform work for which you are not trained and/or are not comfortable doing because of potential safety or risk implications.
  • Maintain an attitude that unlawful or unethical actions are not acceptable.
  • Value the differences each individual brings to the workplace and welcome diversity within our workforce. Support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination.
  • Conduct business on behalf of the Company in full compliance with the laws of the many jurisdictions in which we operate.Important Details about the Role
    • Knowledgeable with plant equipment
    • Knowledgeable with basic testing, troubleshooting, disassembly, inspecting, precise measuring, repair and re-assembly of all plant equipment and components with limited instruction
    • Identify and report equipment abnormalities and safety hazards
    • Must be company tested and authorized to operate a forklift
    • Assist in general plant clean up and housekeeping
    • This position reports to the Maintance Supervisorr and has no direct reportsRequired Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)
      • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience
      • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions in English
      • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
      • Communicate problems or needs to departmental supervision
      • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a professional manner
      • Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
      • High awareness for safety with the ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and work in a non-temperature controlled environment, as well as with exposure to outdoors
      • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, although most frequent lift is up to 30 pounds
      • Ability to be company trained and authorized to operate powered industrial trucks, aerial platforms and bridge cranes in arc flash safety, confined space entry, hazardous energy control and fall protection
      • Ability to spend 75% of workday standing or walking, 10% bending or kneeling, 10% stooping, and 5% climbing
      • Climb and work from ladders, aerial platforms , bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 feet
      • Must be able to distinguish colors
      • The ability to work one (1) to two (2) shifts of overtime per week, as needed
      • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional resultsHighly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
        • Actively pursuing an Associate's or Technical degree in Industrial Maintenance or related field
        • The ability to interpret and fabricate components based on basic blueprints or specification sheets
        • One year of experience with basic troubleshooting pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems
        • One year of experience basic welding/fabricating metal structures/components
        • Climb and work from ladders, man lifts, bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 feet
        • Work in adverse conditions: wet, hot, dusty, dirty or coldAll 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. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.SKILLEducational BackgroundRequires adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing of whole numbers and fractions to perform calculations and conversions to and from metric and English measurement standards. Must possess adequate communication and interpersonal skills to successfully interact with other employees. Must display an aptitude for problem solving and the ability to plan for potential problems or needs. Job Training Skill DevelopmentMaintenance Technician must demonstrate a minimum acceptable level of equipment specific knowledge within 12 months of on the job experience. Decision MakingMust be able to make decisions whether or not equipment can run safely or needs immediate attention for repairs. The Maintenance Technician should be able to make recommendations to supervision and prioritize necessary repairs. Service manuals establish standard procedures for some decision making. Troubleshooting of pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical equipment may require independent judgment at the work site or at additional Valmont sites requesting maintenance assistance.EFFORTPhysical EffortThe Maintenance Mechanic spends time climbing, lifting, bending, kneeling, crawling, pulling, stretching, and working in confined spaces and awkward positions, as well as working at heights. Incumbent handles gearboxes on top of machines, changing brakes, motors on cranes, etc. The average weight of objects is 30 pounds. Incumbent spends 75% of his / her workday standing or walking, 10% bending or kneeling, 10% stooping, and 5% climbing.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 email .

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