• MCF Maintenance Apprenticeship

    Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
    Day shift (and as needed)
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Clow Valve
  • Overview


    The purpose of the Clow Valve Maintenance Mechanic Apprenticeship and Scholarship Program is to hire, and progress educated maintenance mechanics by providing free education and learning experience to an individual who wishes to work for the Company during and after graduation from Indian Hills Community College with appropriate credentials.



    Please note: Clow Valve practices Conscious Hiring; We utilize the Job Fit Inventories to help us in hiring the right person for the right job. This creates an opportunity for us to best utilize our candidates skills, abilities and behaviors to benefit them long term. We use a minimum 80% fit score for every position we have to verify it's a good fit for both sides and we can maximize development and optimization.



    • The Clow Industrial Maintenance program will provide students with the knowledge for applications as well as repair and maintenance of electrical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and electromechanical systems.



    • All candidates must complete a scholarship application and an interview process.
    • Take Maintenance Aptitude Test and JobFit.
    • Interview with Human Resources Recruiter and Department Supervisor, Safety, and other Maintenance Team member.
    • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
    • All applicants must be legally able to work for pay in the United States.
    • Applicants must be able to meet all academic requirements of Indian Hills Community College (IHCC).
    • Applicants must be employed by or be willing to be employed by Clow Valve Co at a minimum of part time while attending classes. This excludes current qualified maintenance mechanics in all groups.
    • Minimum of 20 hours per week.
    • Working in the Maintenance Department in some capacity at the entry level Maintenance Pay Grade.
    • Work schedules will be flexible to fit the class schedule.
    • The Company and scholarship recipient must enter into an agreement that he or she will work in the maintenance position in good standing for a minimum of 24 months following graduation from the Clow Maintenance Apprenticeship Program.
    • The scholarship will be guaranteed while the student remains in good standing with IHCC. At which point a student does not meet the academic requirements of IHCC, they will be responsible for payment for that class along with costs to retake those credits.
    • If a student does not stay in good standing with IHCC, and is unable to meet the academic standards required they will be removed from the apprenticeship and scholarship program.
    • Clow Valve Maintenance Apprenticeship/ Scholarship team members will be expected to follow all policies and procedures of Clow Valve Company and can be terminated at any time if the fail to do so. At which point they would be expected to reimburse Clow for scholarship money paid. Clow Maintenance Scholarship recipients will receive full tuition, books, and fees to attend IHCC Clow Industrial Maintenance Program as offered at date of registration.




    McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.


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