Drafter in Farmington, MN at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

20805 Eaton Ave Farmington Minnesota 55024-7932

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 an Drafter position at our Farmington, MN location.  We are looking for a highly driven individual that will assist in the completion of all requested projects by producing accurate drawings of aluminum light pole and flag pole products, performing an array of trigonometric/algebraic calculations, researching all necessary information and data, and determining the correct level of detail for both manufacturing and customer drawings.  Additionally, you will be…

  • Responsible for making accurate scale drawings of assemblies or parts, shop drawings, and templates of considerable complexity, showing specifications, tolerances, dimensions, and material to be used.
  • Develop pole taper profiles using in-house software.
  • Responsible for file maintenance: verify the integrity of data by maintaining a cur-rent back up library for restorative potential, follow consistency in file naming and storage procedure policies, assist the Engineering Department in the creation of current drawing templates.
  • Exercises independent judgment in selection of scale and illustration of proper views. Decides upon necessary dimensions and proper placement on drawings.
  • Reports and takes direction from the Manager of the Engineering Department. Works in harmony with department personnel and all customers, demonstrating an awareness of the importance and priority of the customer’s needs.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering Drafting (Civil/Mechanical/Structural) or related field with an emphasis in AutoCad
  • Computer experience – AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good mathematical, written and verbal skills.

    Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

  • Attention to detail and quality of work.
  • At least 1 year progressive experience in structural or mechanical design using AutoCad
  • Strong working knowledge of Autodesk Inventor

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.

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