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Valmont Industries, Inc. Assistant Project Management Intern in Grandview, Missouri

12015 Merritt Rd Grandview Missouri 64030

Why Valmont

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 an Assistant Project Management Intern position in the Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be an active participant in contributing to the goals of the substation Management team, while learning best practices from the finest Project Managers in the industry. You will learn real world skills while gaining exposure to other parts of the business.

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.

Essential Functions:

  • This position reports to the Senior Director of Substation Packaging and has no direct or indirect reports

  • Prepare estimates based on technical specifications, scope of work, drawings and/or sketches including detailed quantity take-offs for each project

  • Determine the most economic and cost efficient material that conforms to project drawings and specifications

  • Confirm all necessary materials and supplies are included in the scope of work and ensure that unnecessary items are excluded from the estimates

  • Create and Organize material lists for electrical substation and transmission line projects

  • Prepare project submittals to be issued for client approval

  • Review and check in material at arrival to verify compliance with each material order

Other Important Details about the Role:

  • Ability to work closely with customers, maintaining and enhancing strong, long-term customer relationships

  • Gain knowledge of construction methods

  • Gain knowledge of basic engineering concepts and practices

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Junior or Senior studying civil/structural or electrical engineering technology or related field

  • 3.0 or higher GPA recommended

  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Adobe, and Outlook

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter with excellent organizational skills in planning and organizing to handle multiple tasks concurrently

  • Good understanding of principles, methods, and techniques of civil, structural and electrical construction

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Experience or knowledge in substation related field


  • 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 school semester or summer

  • A thriving culture in a growing business

  • Interactive group activities with intern peers

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. No travel requirements for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. If requested reviewing and checking in materials at arrival may require lifting up to 50lbs and pushing/pulling 50 pounds or 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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Valmont Industries, Inc. is a leading producer and distributor of products and services for the infrastructure and agricultural markets.

Valmont began in 1946 when founder, Robert B. Daugherty, combined his $5,000 savings with a wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. From those modest beginnings, the company grew into a global leader of engineered products and services for infrastructure, and water-conserving irrigation equipment and solutions for agriculture.

From lighting and traffic structures to guide the way, to communication towers that keep people connected, to utility structures that power homes and businesses, to irrigation equipment and technology that helps grow the world’s food, we are committed to Conserving Resources. Improving Life ® .

Four primary business segments comprise Valmont: Engineered Support Structures; Coatings; Irrigation and Utility Support Structures. We manufacture products in over 80 different facilities spread across 6 continents and do business in over 22 different countries. Valmont is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol (VMI).

We are passionate about our products. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking products and processes to new markets, developing new products for existing markets, and continually improving across the company to ensure that Valmont solutions are always the global industry leader.