Solar - Mechanical Engineering Intern in Valley, NE at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 1/24/2023

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28800 Ida St Valley Nebraska 68064-8016

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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.

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A Brief Summary of This Position:

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Engineering Intern position on the Global Solar team. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be an active participant in contributing to the goals of the design 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 provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership.


Essential Functions:

  • Assist in implementing new processes and systems for managing product data and bills of materials
  • Work with multiple teams inside the organization to gather data and manage project timelines
  • Develop 3D models and product documentation of solar tracking systems, including installation manuals and bills of materials
  • Actively participate and recommend changes in design criteria, analysis methods, drafting procedures and developing new methods and procedures
  • Recommend tests to confirm theoretical designs when necessary and plan and coordinate the testing
  • Gain and subsequently apply design knowledge when considering the manufacturability of the final design

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

  • Enrolled in accredited university and actively pursuing a degree in a Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering
  • Junior or senior standing with an anticipated graduation in the next 18 months
  • CAD skills including design applications and an ability to convert drawings to 3D models (Solidworks preferred)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint application
  • Demonstrated strong communication interpersonal, verbal, written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated problem solving/critical thinking skills

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.