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Valmont Industries, Inc. Design Engineer Intern in Tulsa, Oklahoma

600 W Reichmuth Rd Valley Nebraska 68064-0358

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 highly motivated and talented individuals for the Design Engineering Intern position in the Global Utility Division located in Valley, NE, Tulsa, OK, Mansfield, TX, and Hazleton, PA. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be an active participant in contributing to the goals of the Design Engineering team.

Valmont’s internship program mission is provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, and job shadowing.

Essential Functions:

  • Learn foundation knowledge of steel/concrete tubular structure design in transmission and substation projects

  • Assist in special design projects or loading test projects. Recording and reporting data, doing basic analysis

  • Assist updating engineering documents like specifications, processes/procedures and design manual

  • Assist documenting changes in design criteria, analysis methods, drafting procedures and developing new methods and procedures

  • Work with a design team that collaborate with Manufacturing, Procurement, Service, Quality Assurance to get exposure to different angles of team development including the process used for troubleshooting potential design errors

  • 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 a Civil/Mechanical Engineering

  • Sophomore and Junior standing with an anticipated graduation in the next 18 months. Prefer candidates who have taken steel structure design, reinforced concrete structure design, introduction to finite element analysis.

  • CAD skills including design applications and an ability to convert drawings to 3D models

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint application

  • Willing to work in office minimum 3 days a week during summer internship

  • Demonstrated strong communication interpersonal, verbal, written communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Demonstrated problem solving/critical thinking skills


  • 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

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.

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 is here to modernize vital infrastructure and increase agricultural productivity, sustainably and reliably. We galvanize steel to last a century with minimal environmental impact. We modernize irrigation to feed a growing population by utilizing the latest technology. We harden the electrical grid to enable the delivery of reliable power to millions of homes around the world. And we help make communities everywhere safer, cleaner and more connected through our smart infrastructure technology.

Valmont serves two primary markets — agriculture and infrastructure — and seven diverse product lines: Utility, Lighting and Transportation, Telecom, Solar, Coatings, Irrigation and Ag Tech. We manufacture products in 85 facilities spread across six continents, and we do business in 100 different countries.

That’s what Valmont does. We conserve resources and improve life, finding ways to make innovation and technology beneficial in the real world.

  • That’s the value we add.