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Welding Engineering Intern
Located In:Valley, NE
28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016
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.
A Brief Summary of This Position:
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Welding Engineer Intern position in the North American Operations Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be an active participant in contributing to the goals of the Welding Engineering team, while learning best practices from some of the finest Engineers in the world. You will learn a tremendous amount in this role and will be given exposure to other parts of the business, including subject matter experts from a wide variety of divisions and professions. This is a 40 hour per week summer internship located in Valley, Nebraska.
This position reports to the North American Operations Welding Engineer Manager and has no reports
Design of Experiment (DOE) - Determination of root cause of cracking mechanism
Organizing and Executing Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
Completing Destructive Testing
Actively participate and recommend changes in design criteria, analysis methods, drafting procedures and developing new methods and procedures
Work with a design team that consists of one or more individuals from Manufacturing, Procurement, Service, Quality Assurance and Welding Engineering Services getting exposure to different angles of team development including the process used for troubleshooting potential design errors
Provide welding engineering assistance in the resolution of product & machine problems
Assist in identifying capacity constraints, quality issues, material handling, as well as additional processes
Recommend tests to confirm theoretical designs when necessary and plan and coordinate the testing
Gain and subsequently apply design knowledge when considering the manufacturability of the final design
Participate in hands-on learning experiences through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership
Present learning and recommendations to various business leaders in both individual and group project formats
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Enrolled in accredited university and actively pursuing a degree in Welding Engineering
Junior or senior standing with an anticipated graduation in the next 18 months
3.0 Or better GPA
CAD skills including design applications and an ability to convert drawings to 3D models
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint application
Ability to convert drawings to 3D models
Demonstrated strong communication interpersonal, verbal, written communication skills
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Demonstrated problem solving/critical thinking skills
Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
Hands-on skills in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Great opportunity to gain career related course work experience from an industry leader
Paid Internship - Valmont values you
Potential development into a regular full-time position
Flexible full-time day shift hours during the summer
A thriving culture in a growing business
Interactive group activities with intern peers
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Applications accepted through April 25, 2020
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Making the World a Better Place to Live
Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services
for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment. We design, manufacture and
sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and
fabricated industrial products. We also provide custom coatings services.
Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating
services. Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products
around the world from corrosion.
Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest
manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh
Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless
communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the
Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes
in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries;
forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable
batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.
Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures
and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers
in North America and emerging global markets.