• Manufacturing Tech Student

    Job ID 2018-3364
    Location Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    Student Temporary
  • Responsibilities

    Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.


    Position located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Candidates must be enrolled and registered as a full-time student. Preferred candidate should be available to work 15-20 hours per week during the academic year and at least 20 hours per week during the summer.


    Our Sioux Falls Manufacturing plant focuses on building products for our Commercial market, such as digital billboards. These sophisticated products require technical support. Our technician focus areas include electronics (fixing circuit boards down to the component level), machine (maintaining machines and fixing unexpected failures), process (assisting assemblers with production issues) and lean (focusing on improving processes). 


    You would assist these technicians with day-to-day tasks or special projects based on the business needs and the student’s interests.  We’ll provide mentorship and an opportunity to see a variety of careers your degree could qualify for.  You provide flexibility and a desire to learn.


    Academic Requirements –

    • The ideal candidate will be a full-time student currently enrolled in an Associate degree program in technical majors such as Electronics Technology or Mechatronics.
    • The ideal candidate will be in the second year of their program.
    • Only strong academic performers will be considered.
    • Must maintain an acceptable GPA.
    • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this position.


    Other Requirements –

    • Demonstrated ability to learn technical concepts and problem solve (gather facts, weigh an decide.) 
    • Physical requirements include the ability to:
      • distinguish and identify wire and paint colors;
      • read fine print with or without the use of corrective lenses
      • work with odors (solder/paint/solvent/manufacturing odor);
      • lift and carry heavy (up to 50 lbs) and/or awkward items
      • stand or sit for the full shift and have full range of motion (including but not limited to bending and lifting) required to perform the job functions
      • Maintain steady hand-eye coordination
      • Reach in all directions and in potentially awkward positions
    • Good oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills, self-motivation.
    • Background check may be conducted.
    • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
    • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

    Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.


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