Maintenance Mechanic & Fleet Maintenance Mechanic/Welder

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: May 27, 2015

Organization: Valley Proteins

City: Ward, SC

Website: View Website

Wages/Salary: We offer a professional work environment with opportunity to grow, a competitive hourly rate, bonus and a full range of benefits.


These positions require a person to be self motivated and able to work well with others. The candidates must be capable of performing basic computer tasks, be able to operate diagnostic equipment and complete various shop recordkeeping duties. Must be willing to work any shift and weekends.

Job Description:

Valley Proteins, Inc. is an industry leader in the recovery and recycling of fats, food oils & proteins and is seeking a Plant Maintenance Mechanic, Fleet Maintenance Mechanic and Fleet Maintenance Welder in our Ward, South Carolina facility. Our plant mechanics work in a heavy industrial setting and must be skilled in ARC, TIG and MIG welding with strong back ground in fabrication and pipe fitting of carbon, stainless steel; skilled in the use of a gas cutting torch; have solid working knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot industrial 480 3 phase electricity; and have a general mechanical aptitude. Candidate will need to have general knowledge of various pumps and gearboxes. Our Fleet maintenance employees work in a heavy equipment industrial setting and must have a general knowledge of tractor/trailers. Fleet maintenance mechanics must have a general knowledge of diesel engines and drive trains. Fleet maintenance welders must have a general knowledge of ARC, TIG, the use of a gas torch and plasma cutter, and have a general knowledge of fabricating/repairing carbon, stainless steel, and aluminum. Welders must be willing to learn and perform fleet maintenance duties. All Fleet Maintenance Employees must be committed to obtaining a Class A CDL when eligible.

Application Process:
Interested Plant Maintenance candidates should submit a resume to Clint Riggs at: Interested Fleet Maintenance/Welder candidates should submit a resume to Tim Cornwell at: