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IT Systems Engineering Intern

Valmont Industries, Inc. Valley, NE
28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the IT Systems Engineering Intern position in the IT Systems Engineering group. 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. Valmont's internship program mission is to provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership.

In this role, you will accomplish a variety of tasks, including managing and maintaining systems across the enterprise as well as assisting in the installation, upgrade, configuration, and administration of Server hardware, Virtualization solutions, and Operating systems. You will apply analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments.

Software and hardware utilized in this role includes: all Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems, Linux Systems, Azure, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Enterprise Suite (Exchange), O365, Lenovo and Dell Hardware, Tanium End Point Manager, Microsoft Active Directory Federated Services, Microsoft Data Protection Manager, Microsoft Azure AD connect, Commvault Enterprise Data Management, Solarwinds Orion, Citrix Netscaler ADC, Nutanix AHV, Varonis, and VMWare ESX.

Essential Functions:

  • Report to the Manager Systems Engineering
  • Develop and maintain IT operational processes and tasks
  • Provide technical support to end-users by troubleshooting hardware and software issues
  • Perform ongoing maintenance operations, including installing or upgrading hardware or software
  • Track and document all system problems, changes, and problem resolutions using the company trouble ticketing system
  • Review, monitor, and manage project timelines and milestones
  • Create required reports in response to business user needs
  • Work in conjunction with other IT Shared Services groups Enterprise-wide to deploy and maintain end-user hardware and software

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate:

  • Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or other relevant field
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software

Things You Will Learn:

  • Virtualization technologies and Microsoft products in an enterprise level environment
  • Implementation of Disaster Recovery solutions, TCP/IP protocol, Production Control disciplines, and Change Management methods
  • Software and tool utilization, including Microsoft's Active Directory user/computer administration, Windows Server Update Services technologies/applications, and others
  • Troubleshooting methods for both system and application issues
  • Identification and replacement of components on computers and peripheral equipment

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

The working environment extends to both Valmont sites in North America as well as internationally where a PC requires installation, support or servicing. Travel, less than 5%, is expected to offsite locations for preparing computers, servers and other networking equipment for existing Valmont locations and new acquisitions. The employee is expected to utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and position, keyboard location and height, and appropriate use of wrist rests. This position requires manual and finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, hand and power tools, and handle computer components. In addition, the position requires the ability to lift and transport equipment weighing up to 50 pounds from a floor or table position using a proper lifting technique. The incumbent is expected to wear required PPE when working at manufacturing or distribution facilities, and meet all physical demands associated with wearing the required PPE and performing the work assigned.



Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family's overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

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.

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Date Posted November 20, 2023
Date Closes December 20, 2023
Requisition R19995
Located In Valley, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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