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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.
A Brief Summary of This Position:
The Research & Development Technician Intern has exposure to the day-to-day workings of irrigation technologies and crop production techniques seen in a variety of small and large scale field trials. The intern is part of the Research & Development team working on the setup, installation, startup, operation and data collection for projects focused on the testing of new irrigation technologies and crop production techniques. Data collection and reporting are critical parts of the position and the Research & Development Technician Intern provides data management and information on an array of different projects. The data collected and recorded is both visual observation and data from infield tools including, but not limited to, soil moisture sensors, IR thermometers, flow meters, pressure sensors and aerial image files. The intern works with different people on the team, getting exposure to different angles of team development. Responsibilities include choosing one of the available Research & Development intern projects to develop and complete during the months of the internship. During the summer internship the incumbent acquires an increased knowledge of existing assemblies while learning more regarding Valmont's manufacturing capabilities and the field usage of Valmont products. 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.
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. This internship is for Valmont's summer 2020 program.
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
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.
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