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Maintenance Mechanic- 1st Shift (9 A Start Time) Starting $28.00

Valmont Industries, Inc. Farmington Full-Time
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20805 Eaton Ave Farmington Minnesota 55024-7932

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 Mechanic position at the Farmington facility. We are looking for a highly driven individual perform a variety of industrial maintenance activities within a fast paced manufacturing facility.  Additionally, you will…

  • Seek opportunities for efficiencies and improvements within the maintenance department
  • Perform maintenance tasks according to production needs to minimize downtime
  • Perform maintenance operations using the tools and equipment of several trades, such as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, electronics, machinist welding, etc.
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance procedures
  • Install and aligning new equipment; diagnosing, dismantling, repairing, reassembling and adjusting machinery- Machine and assembling parts for new machines, jigs and fixtures

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in industrial maintenance
  • Strong working knowledge of single and three phase electrical circuitry with an ability to read electrical schematics
  • Ability to read and understand blue prints
  • Experience performing all position arc and wire feed welding on steel and aluminum
  • Experience with pneumatics, hydraulics, water and natural gas plumbing
  • Experience with mills/lathes
  • Basic carpentry skills

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • A degree in Industrial Maintenance or equivalent
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

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.

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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 is a global leader, designing and manufacturing highly engineered products that support global infrastructure development and agricultural productivity. Its products for infrastructure serve highway, transportation, wireless communication, electric transmission, and industrial construction and energy markets. Its mechanized irrigation equipment for large-scale agriculture improves farm productivity while conserving fresh water resources. In addition, Valmont provides coatings services that protect against corrosion and improve the service lives of steel and other metal products. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

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