Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and plant improvements and spare parts. The strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production. Valmet's advanced automation solutions range from single measurements to mill wide turnkey automation projects.

Valmet's net sales in 2016 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Installer / Wirer

Business line: Automation
Country: USA
Location: Lansdale, PA
Job description: Installs, wires and interconnects equipment in complete units or segments of units such as control cabinets and panels, instrument racks and computer systems equipment.

Works from mechanical drawings, schematics, point-to-point and actual wiring diagrams, sketches, procedures, specifications, stock lists, and oral instructions. Installs or wires as directed or follows established practices but selects sequence of operations and/or cable routes as required. Receives detailed instructions on new work and only general instructions on familiar work. Requires a general knowledge of the job, but assistance to solve job problems when required.

Mounts instruments, accessories and related items on panel or cabinet at specified locations; lays out, cuts, drills, and taps holes in panels to accommodate additional instruments, fabricates auxiliary relay and terminal racks, wiring ducts and trays as required.

Installs and connects wiring; notes wiring facilities provided, gages and types of wire specified and circuitry level isolation requirements; determines wire routes, and sequence of wiring and connecting operations; makes up flexible cables as necessary to facilitate removal of component units for servicing; color codes drawing figures and corresponding panel parts, instruments and terminal boards; cuts, strips, cleans, installs, connects and color codes wires between mounted instruments and accessories as specified; prepares packs of related wires considering location of connections and sequence requirements; rings out wiring and solders connections using appropriate solder, soldering irons and heat sinks.

Occasionally moves or assists in the movement of panels and cabinets to facilitate processing.

Uses tools and equipment such as bench drill press, bending brake, belt sander, portable power tools including grinders, electric drills, pneumatic saw and saber saw, hand tools and equipment such as wire strippers, cutters, buzzer, hack saw, adjustable square, soldering iron, heat sinks, taps, Johnson bar, and adjustable steel horses. Uses ladders, scaffolding and materials handling equipment such as motorized pallet truck (driver leads), hydraulic lift truck, pipe rollers, and barrel truck.

Materials used include cold rolled steel plates and strips up to 1/4”, steel channel and angle stock of various sizes, "powerstrut” components, aluminum, plastic, brass and copper sheets, plates, strips and bars, and solid and stranded wire ranging in size from #24 to #000.

Requirements: Position requires one year work experience involving mechanical assembly and wiring or equivalent technical training or education.


Work activities require lifting and installing equipment up to 50 lbs., standing and kneeling for prolonged periods, and working in confined spaces to install and connect equipment and wiring. Must be able to distinguish wire colors and markings.
We offer: We offer you a truly rewarding position with a global industry leader where you’ll truly have an impact on the customer. You'll put your education and experience to good use supporting those who appreciate your efforts.

In addition to competitive wages, Valmet offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage as well as a pension plan, 401k with company match, paid vacation and company holidays, life insurance, short- and long-term disability and Business Travel Accident Insurance.
Additional information: Valmet is a global company giving you the chance to work with colleagues from across North America and around the word. We are always looking forward – if this opportunity sounds like a fit for you, then we’re excited about receiving your resume.

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