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Company: Valmont
Location: Brenham, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace

Description

2551 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

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.

PLC / Electronic Technician

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 Electronic Technician position in the Maintenance department.  We are looking for a highly driven individual that will perform highly skilled and technical work involving installation, programming, and maintenance, and repairs, with little or no supervision.  Additionally, you will…

  • Troubleshoots and repairs PLC's and CNC equipment, AC and DC motor drives, High Frequency welding systems, radio controlled devices, closed -circuit TV, and various other solid state controlled equipment.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs overhead cranes, specialized production equipment in the Tapered Tube Facility, high-frequency induction equipment, CNC and NC equipment, communications equipment, and electrical distribution equipment.  Troubleshoots and repairs complicated magnetic circuits.
  • Program and edit programs on PLC's to run the most efficient.
  • Designs or modifies electronic/electrical systems to enhance equipment performance or safety.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, and repairs various types of electrical, motor circuits, and control circuits in accordance with the National Electrical Code.    
  • Install all types of electrical distribution equipment including high and low voltage switchgear, buss ways, gutters, disconnects, conduits, and cables in accordance with the National Electric Code.
  • Installs controllers and control equipment.  Can modify equipment as necessary to adapt it for current requirements.
  • Performs routine electrical tasks such as installation and repair of lighting fixtures, appliances, welding machines, and motors.
  • Performs electrical troubleshooting and repair on all plant and production equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance of all type machinery and equipment.
  • Inspects machines for faulty wiring, excessive wear, and unsafe conditions.
  • Reports unsafe conditions immediately, and takes immediate action to get them corrected.
  • Uses troubleshooting aids such as volt, ohm, and amp meters, oscilloscopes, and digital read outs, and accurately interprets readings to identify problems.
  • Performs service work efficiently with no supervision.
  • May be called at irregular hours to handle emergency situations at the plant.
  • Uses National Electric Code and local codes to assure that all systems are in compliance.
  • Identifies and reports equipment abnormalities and safety hazards.
  • Uses math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of decimals and fractions to compute power, current, voltage, and resistance.  Uses schematics, and blueprints to analyze complex electrical and electronic circuits. 
  • Decides whether equipment can run or must be shut down.  Determines power requirements and adequacy of existing and proposed circuits.  Design and modify circuits when necessary to satisfy changing requirements.  Decides whether circuits meet NEC, OSHA, and Valmont requirements.  Decisions will often affect safety of others, including potentially life-threatening situations.
  • Communicates with coworkers, supervisors, and all other shop departments regarding the maintenance and repair of equipment via notes, E-mail, or verbal communication.
  • Records labor, repairs made, downtime, and use of materials.
  • Performs housekeeping duties in shop and at work-site.
  • Maintains test equipment, tools, and motor vehicles in good condition.
  • Operates forklifts, man-lifts, and cherry picker.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What it takes

Required Qualifications

  • Has knowledge of AC and DC circuits
  • Has broad knowledge of solid-state circuits, and function of components
  • Must know how to use and interpret oscilloscope and digital test equipment.
  • Read and write clearly
  • Intermediate to advanced shop math
  • Must either be a graduate of an acceptable Technical Training School in the area of electrical maintenance, or any other maintenance related field, or have a minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience in a maintenance related field.
  • PC literate (PLC software, Windows, etc)

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Five years' experience in an Industrial Maintenance role
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

All 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.

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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