Valmont Industries, Inc. Engineering Designer in Pocatello, Idaho

444 Hospital Way Pocatello Idaho 83201-2744

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.

With a tagline that reads, “Synergy of Water and Science™” and core service areas in water, agriculture, engineering, and environmental, Cascade Earth Sciences (CES) is in search of an Engineering Designer with an interest and preference to work in the water resource industry. The Engineering Designer will work with CES project engineers and other professional staff under the direction of a Registered Professional Engineer to develop engineering projects from initial scope through commissioning. CES’ typical engineering projects include planning documents, designs, specifications, construction related activities, and commissioning. The ideal candidate will have a strong civil and mechanical design background with the ability to interpret complex technical design information. The Engineering Designer will be responsible for assisting CES professionals with the following;

  • Development of detailed design drawings, specifications, and contract documents

  • Development of design criteria, alternatives, and figures for written reports

  • Development of preliminary and detailed construction quantities and cost estimates

  • Observation and documentation of construction activities

  • Coordination of subcontractors (e.g., surveyors, geotechnical services, etc.) required for design information

  • Coordination of design and drawing sheet development for other design disciplines

  • Performance of environmental monitoring and reporting activities

Basic Qualifications (Required):

  • An Associate’s of Science Degree from a civil or mechanical design program

  • Knowledge of and ability to read and understand technical engineering drawings and specifications

  • Minimum of one year experience with AutoCAD

  • Computer skills with knowledge of internet and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook applications

  • Ability to delegate workload assignments to additional design personnel and oversee the quality and timeliness of their work to meet project delivery

  • Strong visualization skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage schedule and workload to meet project delivery

  • Strong mathematical ability

  • Ability to help others learn

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Passion and integrity with the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Preferred Qualifications (Optional):

  • Professional work experience in a consulting environment

  • ArcGIS experience

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in an applicable Engineering field

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) or ability to obtain within 12 months

  • Experience with developing hydraulic and hydrologic software models

  • Formal education or experience in Environmental, Chemistry, Soil, Geology or related science

  • Good Technical writing skills

  • One year experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D with project experience in grading, networks, and section profiles

  • Physically able and willing to travel occasionally (i.e., approximately one to two times per month) to conduct field sampling events outdoors including collection of soil and groundwater samples

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.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email


Valmont Industries is a leading producer and distributor of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.