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Valmont Industries, Inc. Design Drafter Intern in Valley, Nebraska

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 Design Drafter Intern position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be an active participant in contributing to the goals of the Drafting 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.

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:

  • Determines changes, corrections and requirements to meet project demands

  • Makes sketches for use by other designers/drafters

  • Interpret specifications and standards and provide information to others to ensure that customer requirements are met or improved

  • Communicates with customers, both oral and written, to resolve specification questions in preparation of drawings

  • Provides assistance and input on project basis to other team members in development of shop drawings

  • Complies with Company’s attendance policy

  • Follows prescribed safety rules and regulations

  • Performs other essential functions as directed

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

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

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint applications

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Demonstrates problem solving/critical thinking skills

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications

  • Enrolled in accredited college or university and actively pursuing a degree in Drafting & Design

Benefits:

  • 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.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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 22 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.
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