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Maintenance Technician

Company: CareerLink
Location: Midland
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

9 South 12th St Midland Pennsylvania 15059

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 Position
This is an individual contributor position responsible for assisting with all functions of the preventive and repair maintenance, electrical, electronic and mechanical work for the Coatings Division to achieve personal and professional growth. The Maintenance Technician is also responsible for learning basic metal fabrication using welding, cutting and brazing. Incumbent must work safely with the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), which includes the ability to complete a respirator fit test per OSHA standards which requires candidate/incumbent to trim or remove facial hair that interferes with the seal of the respirator and adhere to Valmont safety training policies. The Maintenance Technician assists with preventive maintenance and repairs on all plant equipment and facilities with a learned level of proficiency. Responsible for learning plant equipment, including pneumatic and mechanical systems, clutches, brakes, power transmission components, combustion engines, and electrical and hydraulic systems. Assist with basic electrical work and fabrication under supervision of an experienced technician. Records labor and materials used on each repair.

Essential Functions:

Assist with testing, inspecting, repairing and re-assembling basic plant equipment, components, and systems including but not limited to overhead bridge cranes, hoists, gear boxes, forklifts, straddle trucks, shag trucks, company vehicles, pneumatic and mechanical systems, power transmission components, combustion engines, boiler systems, and electrical and hydraulic systems
Assist with electrical work
Learn basic metal fabrication
Communicate with other maintenance and production team members via e-mail, phone, and face-to-face
Operate gauging equipment including tape measures, micrometers, and dial calipers
Responsible for maintaining tools and equipment
Must be company trained and authorized to operate powered industrial trucks, aerial platforms and bridge cranes
Must be company trained and authorized in arc flash safety, confined space entry, hazardous energy control and fall protection
Complete Lock-Out/Tag-Out training
Climb and work from ladders, aerial platforms , bridge cranes, and roofs in excess of 80 feet
Must be able to distinguish colors
Wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and work in a non-temperature controlled environment, as well as with exposure to outdoors

Important Details about the Role

This position reports to the Maintenance Manager
Domestic travel overnight up to 2% annually to assist with maintenance at other plant locations
Become knowledgeable with plant equipment
Learn basic blueprint reading
Learn basic testing and troubleshooting skills
Identify and report equipment abnormalities and safety hazards
Complete record logs including labor, repairs made, equipment, and use of materials on the computer
Responsible for wo

Keywords: CareerLink, Pittsburgh , Maintenance Technician, Engineering , Midland, Pennsylvania

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