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(USA-MN-Albany) ENGINEERING INTERN

Kerkhoven, MN | Posted 2 months ago

WELLS: A CAREER WORTH BUILDING Wells is one of the largest prefabricated building solutions providers with locations across the central U.S., providing meaningful work in many different regions. We are a family-owned company that has celebrated 70 years of success. At the end of the day, we are a team of creators. Our 1,300 employees across the U.S. play an important role as catalysts, constructors, and community members, committed to reducing risk, building confidence and deliberately planning for partners' success from vision through construction and beyond. Every day, more architects, engineers, contractors, developers, and owners specify Wells precast building components for their construction needs and with this continue success, we are looking to hire a motivated self-starting Civil Engineer Intern. DESCRIPTION: As a quality systems engineer intern you will inspect and test our products to ensure conformance with PCI standards and design specifications that are detailed on the pour sheet. This position is critical to ensuring the quality and safety of our products. As an integral Wells team member, you will become a passionate problem solver and work on projects that transform communities. Enhance your education with hands-on experience. Bolster your classroom knowledge at a one-of-a-kind engineering internship. You'll have the opportunity to learn about the Precast and Construction world from the ground up, with guidance from tenured industry experts. THROUGH THIS UNIQUE EXPERIENCE YOU WILL; Shadow Quality Control (QC) tech at the plant Learn to perform physical test on concrete in the lab Get familiar with entering pre/post pour in Concrete Vision (CV), an internal production database Check forms during pre-pour Start to get familiar with mix designs, finishes, NCR's, and metrics Work proficiently with mix designs and finishes Pour samples Enter and use NCR/metrics to work on root cause and continuous improvement Conduct site visits when problems arise and determine root cause, then report to operations and help develop new processes, and procedures Work to develop new metrics to help with lowering NCR where needed EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Pursuing a Civil Engineer Bachelor's Degree; with Engineering-Structural focus, structural analysis and design course work is required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Physically able to push, pull, lift, bend, climb, kneel, twist, squat, crawl and use hands/forearms repetitively and frequently. Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination for typing, filing, and using office equipment. Visual acuity and ability to read small print. Hearing acuity and ability to communicate effectively with others. Ability to lift and move office supplies and equipment. Mobility and ability to move around the office as needed WORKING CONDITIONS: Moderate to high risk of exposure to unusual elements. Moderate to high risk of safety precautions. Moderate to high exposure to production environment. Wet, hot, humid, and wintry conditions (weather related) (plant specific) Ability to work outside year-round (plant specific) This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be assigned by his/her supervisor. Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status. Wells participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. W offer paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as flex spending for medical and daycare, a health savings account, and 401(k) plan with profit sharing. We'll also pay your premium for short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.* *Please note that the benefits listed here are for non-union employees. Benefits for union employees are covered under separate collective bargaining agreements which can be obtained through their union business agent or their HR representative. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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