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Valmont Industries, Inc. Maintenance - 3rd shift in Steele, Alabama

475 Dietrich Road Steele Alabama 35987-2613

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce . Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

Job Summary:

The maintenance position handles multiple tasks including routine and scheduled maintenance procedures. This position performs industrial maintenance including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, electronic, welding, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical. Repairs to overhead cranes, etc. may place an employee at heights of 20 – 25 ft in Fall Protection gear. Daily, weekly, and monthly inspections are assigned and completed on a regular basis. All maintenance employees are certified in Forklift, Overhead Crane and Manlift operation. Maintenance employees will use basic computer skills for ordering, emails, safety, etc. This position is self-supervising at times and able to see projects through from beginning to end. Each shift communicates with the next shift to discuss issues or unfinished maintenance. The maintenance work environment will be outside or inside depending on the project being completed. Maintenance employees generally work an 8 hour shift 5 days a week but may work weekends at times to complete projects and may fill in on other shifts when co workers are out or on vacation.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance procedures

  • Perform industrial maintenance using tools and equipment of several trades such as carpentry, electrical, plumbing, electronics, welding, etc.

  • Conduct daily, weekly, and monthly inspections throughout the plant to ensure all equipment is operating properly

  • Install and configure new equipment as well as dismantle and replace defective or old parts and machines

  • Adjust necessary equipment to ensure efficient and safe operation

  • A proven working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical (mechanically inclined to replace bearings, seals, repair forklifts/overhead cranes, etc.) and electrical (480, 3 phase, 120, control voltage and trouble-shooting)

  • The ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues

  • Minimum two years of experience using hand and power tools

  • The ability to operate a forklift and overhead crane

  • The ability to climb and work from ladders, manlifts and scissor lifts.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions

  • The ability to be self supervising at times

  • Must wear all required PPE

  • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Establish priorities and reorder priorities when necessary

  • Pay attention to detail and follow work instructions including all required processes/procedures

  • Calculate simple mathematics and accurately read a tape measure

  • Communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

  • Be a team player in a diverse group assisting in other areas/in other ways as needed or when idle.

  • Be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Mechanically and technically inclined preferred

  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)

  • Able to be trained and apply training correctly

  • Able to read, write and follow instructions

  • Able to perform simple mathematics and read a tape measure

  • Self-supervising once given instruction/guide lines with the ability to recognize/solve practical problems/issues

Key Competencies:

  • Patience

  • Communication

  • Attention to Detail

  • Flexibility

  • Working Well under Pressure

  • Organization

  • Teamwork

  • Integrity

  • Self-supervision

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs,

  • Able stand, walk, climb, sit, bend, squat, stoop, push, pull, reach, grasp, hold and carry for various periods of time

  • Able to wear required PPE at all times: Hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves, reflective vest, long sleeves, long pants, steel toed boots with built in met guards, face shield, welding helmet, fall protection and other PPE as required.


Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

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 is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.