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(USA-MN-Albany) ENTRY LEVEL CIVIL ENGINEER

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 to join our Engineering team. Starting Salary $65,000 or more depending on experience, education, and skills ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The first portion of the Wells EDP will get you up to speed with quality control. This is one of the most important aspects of engineering with Wells. Our attention to detail and quality is what sets us apart from the competition. 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 Take and pass American Concrete Institute (ACI) field I Test Check forms during pre-pour Start to get familiar with mix designs, finishes, NCR's, and metrics Take and pass Precast Concrete Institute (PCI) I/II 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 Once you complete the Quality Control phase, you'll have the opportunity to work in our Field Services division. Shadow a senior field supervisor and assist in the layout process Read/interpret blue prints and communicate the work plan to crew Use survey equipment to ensure product is properly aligned vertically and horizontally Coordinate with dispatch daily for load times and sequence Supervise the installation process on job sites Troubleshoot problems that arise and help resolve them Write weekly progress reports Assist field operation managers with conducting early job site visits to coordinate start date, crane and truck access and project concerns with clients Source necessary construction equipment and materials to complete the project Coordinate shipping schedules, appropriate equipment and crew size needed for the project Coordinate daily job duties Coordinate mobilization to the next site efficiently and effectively Follow the bracing procedures and job specific plan on every project Support the laborers and operators at the project to complete tasks The final portion of the Wells EDP consists of hands-on experience in engineering design. You'll spend your final months working in tandem with Wells Design Engineers to design precast concrete products for a variety of projects, gaining valuable skills. Work with Wells Design Engineers to design precast concrete products for a variety of projects including FLEXURAL DESIGN (Hollowcore, Double Tees, and Beams), and wall panel design including load capacity and the wall panel handling. You'll be prepared to take the PE exam and obtain your PE license. EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Possession of a valid driver's license, and the ability to operate a motor vehicle. Bachelor's Degree, in Civil Engineering is required PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Physically able to lift up to 75 lbs, occasionally. Physically able to push, pull, lift, bend, climb, kneel, twist, squat, crawl and use hands/forearms repetitively and frequently. Ability to move round for up to 12 hours per day. Ability to work from ladders, scaffolding, swing stages and man lifts at various heights frequently. WORKING CONDITIONS: Intermittent field / jobsite visits will require safety precautions, which may coincide with exposure to harsh weather. 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. We 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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