Engineering Technician in Plymouth, IN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 12/1/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

1545 Pidco Drive Plymouth Indiana 46563-1354

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.

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Engineer Technician position in the Global Engineered Support Structures (ESS) Division, at the Plymouth, Indiana location.  We are looking for a highly driven individual who will support the engineering and customer service departments, coordinate between Valmont and our representatives as well as customers in creating accurate sales orders, documentation of the bill of material including product drawings and analysis, assist in software development and production documents, provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers in a professional and friendly manner, communicate with production staff ensuring accurate understanding of the production engineering processes, and support customers with in the field technical issues that may arise during the tower erection process.  Additionally, you will. . .

  • Review sales orders and customer specifications to ensure project accuracy.
  • Support the Engineering team with the day-to-day workload.
  • Prepare final bill of materials (BOM) and save to archive.
  • Prepare final structural tower drawings and save to archive.
  • Create structural analysis models of existing and new communication structures using engineering software such as tnx Tower.
  • Assist in preparing documents that summarize tower analysis results.
  • Assist in maintaining the parts, appurtenance and mounts database.
  • Find and review old drawings and designs related to analysis of existing structures.
  • Determine site design criteria for new and existing structures.
  • Support the engineering department in projects assigned.
  • Support aftermarket sales.
  • Take cold calls from outside the company regarding field problems, shipping shortages and general requests for information.
  • Perform any other duties, as may be assigned by Supervisor including but not limited to R&D, root cause analysis, etc.
  • Establish and maintain a reliable working relationship between the regional team, production and Valmont representatives, as well as our Customers.

What it takes

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in an engineering or science related field and/or 2+ years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing position.
  • Drafting experience with AutoCAD or similar CAD programs.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Products, especially: Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Self-starter with excellent organizational skills with an ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills, including the ability to adapt and professionally communicate with a variety of people via phone, e-mail and in-person.
  • The ability to solve complex problems with high attention to detail and work in a fast-paced environment subject to specific deadlines.
  • Must be able to remain seated for long periods of time performing clerical duties.
  • Must have an acceptable attendance and prior employment record.
  • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results.

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Previous experience with steel design and use of structural programs such as tnx tower, Risa 3D etc.
  • Previous manufacturing, production experience in a steel/metal facility.
  • The ability to understand and analyze engineering details, project plans, and specifications including reading and interpreting blue prints and shop drawings.
  • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner and be an integral part of a team environment.

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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