Career Opportunities

Resumes may be submitted to hrdept@tankconnection.com.

  • Submit a general application

  • Drafter, Parsons, KS — Drafters are responsible for coordinating the collection of data such as verbal instructions, sketches and drawings, or engineering specifications and incorporating this information into working plans, layouts and detailed drawings. The Drafter will also be responsible for following current company procedures and standards to ensure drawings are completed with quality and consistency.

    • Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Work from notes, verbal instructions, sketches and drawings, or engineering specifications; consolidates the information to be used to prepare working plans, layouts and detailed drawings.

      • Reviews the design and helps resolve the details not completely defined.

      • Determines the best combination of all the preliminary information and contributing data to develop the final design.

      • Develops specifications, designs or drawings using engineering principals, established company standards, procedures, and instructions.

      • Follows best practices, policies and procedures in the design, layout, and documentation of all company products. Specific tasks may include making models, drawings and assemblies and Bill of Materials using the CAD system and other computer tools.

      • Follows all company CAD best practices for model creation, drawing creation, file management and revision control.

      • Verifies completed work; checks dimensions, Bills of Materials, materials to be used, quantities, processing information, and adherence to best practices.

      • Makes reasonable and sound decisions to meet budgets (both labor and cost) and deadlines.

      • Provides scheduling, costing and technical information concerning the designs supported as well as status updates and information to internal departments and external vendors affected by design development.

      • Resolves mechanical and fabrication problems with designed or purchased parts used in a design. Assures that any changes are documented and prepared in accordance with engineering change procedures and in a timely manner.

      • Provides regular feedback and updates to project team members and immediate supervisor about the status of design tasks.

    • Skills and Specifications:

      • Strong verbal and written communication skills; with the ability to effectively communicate complex commercial or technical information.

      • Demonstrated proficiency with Ms Word, Outlook, and Excel.

      • Proficient in AutoCAD 2009 or later.

      • Preference given to experience in Autodesk Inventor.

      • Solid problem-solving skills.

      • Able to manage multitask work in a fast-paced environment.

      • Able to work proactively and independently on a broad variety of projects.

      • Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.

      • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet job requirements.

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  • Mechanical Engineer, Parsons, KS — Mechanical Engineers perform structural calculations designing steel storage tanks and steel structures. Engineers also review design codes and reference material for application in a safe and economical product design as well as enhancing the automated mathematical calculation processes.

    • Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Provide technical support to the Sales Department to ensure accurate project quotes.

      • Perform strength calculations by using standard design software.

      • Develop final product designs, conceptual sketches and details of storage tank systems in accordance with customer requirements, safe manufacturability and construction.

      • Coordinate with various departments to solve technical/design issues that arise during the course of a project and make recommendations for corrective actions and enhancements.

      • Assists drafters in generating fabrication drawings/details.

      • Constantly improving product design through review of design codes and references.

      • Establish, maintain and update applicable product standards within the company.

    • Skills and Specifications:

      • Strong verbal and written communication skills; with the ability to effectively communicate complex commercial or technical information.

      • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Word, Outlook and Excel.

      • Solid problem-solving skills.

      • Able to multitask work in a fast-paced environment.

      • Able to work proactively and independently on a broad variety of projects.

      • Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.

      • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet job requirements.

    • Education and Qualifications:

      • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited curriculum;

      • Professional Engineer licensure or the ability to obtain licensure within 9 months is required.

      • Five years experience in civil, structural or mechanical engineering preferred.

      • Experience in structural steel design, building codes and/or tank design a plus. Computer programming experience a plus.

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  • Welder, all locations — The Welder works with minimal instruction to perform a variety of welding processes and methods to weld all types of metals and alloys of various shapes, sizes, and thicknesses as needed for projects.

    • Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Use a variety of welding processes and methods to weld all types of metals to perform complete part fabrication in compliance with company quality standards.

      • Complete fit-up of accessories and tanks.

      • Welds in flat, horizontal, and vertical positions.

      • Identify various metals and alloys such as mild steel, aluminum, and stainless.

      • Use measuring devices and gauges to determine thickness and size of metal.

      • Use oxygen/acetylene torch for cutting metals.

      • Use grinder and other hand or power tools required to grind, bevel, or fit metals together, and removed slag.

      • Read and follow blue prints to determine structure or fit of parts that are being welded and are in compliance with the Method of Production Standard.

      • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follow prescribed safety procedures.

    • Skills and Specifications:

      • Proficient knowledge of welding procedures, practices, symbols, and techniques required to weld and/or fuse metals together.

      • Knowledge and ability to use hand and power tools associated with welding, such as chipping hammer, grinder, arc welder, and oxygen/acetylene torch including setup or connection of hoses, cords, and regulators.

      • Ability to read and comprehend blue prints and/or sketches.

      • Knowledge and ability to use common measuring instruments and hand tools such as tape measure, level, square, file or rasp.

      • Solid problem-solving skills.

      • Ability to contribute and work in a team environment.

      • Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness to ensure first quality of work.

      • Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.

      • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.

    • Education and Qualifications:

      • High School diploma or equivalent (GED).

      • Certification from a trade or welding institute is preferred.

      • Must demonstrate welding competency through Visual & Fillet break or Radiography testing and be able to successfully perform Flux Core, Sub Arc or Gas Metal Arc welds in 1 through 3 Groove positions.

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  • Powder Line Helper, Parsons/Galesburg — The Powder Line Helper is responsible for the preparation, loading, and unloading of parts for the automated powder coat paint line.

    • Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Loads and moved materials to and from overhead conveyer with crane assistance.

      • Preps completed parts for shipping by loading parts to skids with crane assistance.

      • Builds shipping skids with air compressed equipment.

      • Manually touches up any flaws found in powder coating.

      • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follow prescribed safety procedures.

    • Skills and Specifications:

      • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

      • Solid problem-solving skills.

      • Ability to contribute and work in a team environment.

      • Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness to ensure first quality of work.

      • Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.

      • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.

    • Education and Qualifications:

      • High School diploma or equivalent (GED).

    • Apply for this position

  • Mechanical Installers, Oswego/Baxter Springs — The Mechanical Installer for SIT is responsible for assisting the SIT Coordinator during the production and installation of SIT Tanks.

    • Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Assist SIT Coordinator during the production and installation of SIT tanks.

      • Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.

      • Assemble and install equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules and plumb bobs.

      • Perform a variety of duties which may change often.

    • Skills and Specifications:

      • Must be organized, self-disciplined, self-motivated and take pride in your workmanship.

      • Must have mechanical aptitude and power tool proficiency.

      • Safety awareness and responsible work attitude required.

      • Strong verbal and written communication skills; with the ability to effectively communicate complex commercial or technical information.

      • Aptitude to learn and use ETO/ERP and PDM software.

      • Able to manage multitask work in a fast-paced environment.

      • Solid problem-solving skills.

      • Forklift certified or the ability to become certified.

      • Ability to work at heights or in confined space areas.

      • Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.

      • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.

      • Based in Baxter Springs with additional work being conducted at the Oswego plant.

    • Education and Qualifications:

      • High School diploma or equivalent (GED).

      • Project management experience beneficial

      • 6 months – 1 year relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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  • Maintenance Technician, Parsons, Oswego (Night), and Baxter Springs (Day) —  The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production equipment and facilities essential for the optimal operation of the company.

    • Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs as well as scheduled maintenance repairs of production equipment.

      • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.

      • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.

      • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to the department supervisor.

      • Install and repair a wide variety of electrical equipment.

      • Maintains and repairs facility plumbing and electrical systems, including replacing worn or defective parts such as switches and fuses.

      • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follow prescribed safety procedures.

    • Skills and Specifications:

      • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

      • Ability to safely operate and obtain certification to operate a fork truck.

      • Ability to safely operate an overhead crane.

      • Strong computer data entry skills.

      • Solid problem-solving skills.

      • Ability to contribute and work in a team environment.

      • Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness to ensure first quality of work.

      • Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work.

      • Willingness to work additional hours in order to meet tight deadlines.

    • Education and Qualifications:

      • High School diploma or equivalent (GED).

    • Apply for this position