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Electronic Technician (1st Shift) at Valmont Industries, Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: MCCOOK, Nebraska





Job Description:

75 South Hwy 83 McCook Nebraska 69001-8569

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

Performs highly skilled technical work in areas of installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical, electronic, and mechanical equipment with a wide knowledge and high degree of proficiency. The incumbent performs new installations of equipment and performs major repairs and replacements. The employee is responsible for the installation of distribution equipment including gutters, disconnects, conduits and cables in accordance with UL and National Electrical Code as well as the proper replacement or adjustment of mechanical clutches and drive trains. Incumbent performs diagnosis, testing, disassembly, inspecting, precise measuring, repair and re-assembly of plant equipment or components with limited instruction. The tech uses troubleshooting aids, such as digital VOM to accurately interpret readings. The types of equipment serviced and maintained include: cranes, lathes, drills, presses, press brakes, shears, robots, tube mills, high frequency induction equipment, distribution equipment, CNC and NC equipment. Apart from general house cleaning tasks, the electronic tech also performs general responsibilities such as recording labor and materials and the reporting of abnormal conditions and safety hazards. The incumbent also occasionally is in charge of different industrial lifting equipment and is expected to operate all the hoists and forklifts in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Functions


  • Installs, maintains, and repairs electrical, electronic, and mechanical equipment with a wide knowledge and high degree of proficiency

  • Performs new installations of equipment and performs major repairs and replacements.

  • Has knowledge and follows Arc Flash requirements

  • Responsible for the installation of distribution equipment including gutters, disconnects, conduits and cables in accordance with UL and National Electrical Code

  • Performs diagnosis, testing, disassembly, inspecting, precise measuring, repair and re-assembly of plant equipment or components with limited instruction

  • Maintains and installs controllers and control equipment, and if necessary can change, alter, or modify existing equipment.

  • Performs high electrical functions which include installation and repair of lighting up to 480V

  • Repairs small fixtures, fans, and appliances while also repairing welders, wire feeds, plasma cutters and motors over 110V

  • Performs pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical electronic troubleshooting and repair plant production equipment


Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • A High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • The ability to climb and work at elevated heights of up to eighty feet

  • The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs

  • One year of previous experience maintaining industrial equipment

  • One year of previous experience using industrial lifting equipment, cranes or hoists

  • One year of previous experience using at least one of the following troubleshooting aides: thermography gun, digital VOM, volt, ohm or amp meters

  • The ability to accurately interpret electrical schematics, blueprints and National Electrical Code books for both AC & DC electrical systems

  • The ability to read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic valves and prints

  • The ability to pass the written Electromechanical Technician 2 test with a minimum score of 77 and a level 2 hands-on test

  • A working knowledge of using e-mail

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 EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.





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