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May 30, 2018

Dustin: Trail King Quality Control
Dustin started at Dakota Trailer with little manufacturing experience. They trained him to become a welder. After Trail King acquired Dakota Trailer, Dustin was promoted to quality control. 

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Apr 30, 2018

Homegrown Entrepreneurs
Blake and Tyler Carda started their first business when they were in sixth grade. Learn what the twins love about Yankton and why they've chosen to stay and start businesses here!

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Apr 30, 2018

Jose en Yankton
Yankton es una comunidad perqueña y segura que actua como una familia.

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Apr 19, 2018

Andrew: Kolberg-Pioneer Welder
Andrew's enjoyed welding since he was in high school. He completed his AWS certification through RTEC in Yankton and has complete several other certifications as well.

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Apr 17, 2018

Jourdan: Welder at Kolberg-Pioneer
April is National Welding Month! Learn why welder Jourdan enjoys his career in this short video.

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Oct 01, 2017

Heather: Kolberg-Pioneer Welder
“I like working for Kolberg-Pioneer, because there are so many products and areas in the shop you could work. I weld in conveyors, but recently I’ve been working in assembly. It’s helped me learn so much about the welding aspect. My Dad’s a welder, but I didn’t get into it until my senior year, and then I came to RTEC. I knew how to weld,...

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Sep 27, 2017

DJ: L & M Radiator Tubing Department Supervisor
“I’ve been with L & M Radiator for six years. I started with them right out of high school. Some friends of mine worked here and they always said that L & M Radiator is a good, small business and they do right by their employees. It’s a customer-driven business. We take pride in our customers, but it all starts with our employees. If you...

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Sep 27, 2017

Andrew: Solid Metal Manufacturing Welder
“I like the Solid Metal Manufacturing shop because it’s small. Everybody knows each other. The owners are really nice and come around every day. They talk to you - you’re not just a number like you are in the big shops. It’s locally owned. If you need help because you’re a new guy, all you have to do is go over to your neighbor, he’ll...

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Sep 21, 2017

Zach: Applied Engineering Setup Machinist
“I’ve been here almost four years. I started loading CNC machines and now I run them, and I love it! I like the people on the floor, our people are great, that’s probably the best part of my job.”

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Sep 21, 2017

Michelle: Applied Engineering Finishing
“My job has something new every day. You don’t do the same thing, so you’re not bored. The company is willing to train you in other areas. Our team leads are amazing. It’s no stress to come into work. You come in and do your job, and then go home. I really appreciate the flexibility. When I need to run something to my kids at...

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Sep 19, 2017

Chelsi: Kolberg-Pioneer Purchasing Buyer
“Something I really enjoy about Kolberg-Pioneer is that they are a very family-oriented company. They know how important family is, and that family comes first. I also enjoy the people I work with - they become your second family, and Kolberg-Pioneer becomes your second home. It is nice to have people that you truly enjoy working with. I also enjoy working in the Yankton community...

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Sep 18, 2017

Damian: CNC Loader at Applied Engineering
“The best thing about working here at Applied Engineering is the people. We all help each other get our parts done on time, and it’s great company to be around. No frustration and no one breathing down your neck about getting your job done. You work on your own time at and work as hard as you can!”

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Sep 15, 2017

Andrew: Kolberg-Pioneer Electrical Controls Programmer
“I love my job here at Kolberg-Pioneer because I am doing something I truly enjoy! Being the programmer, I get lots of tasks thrown at me for future development, as well as major projects, which is awesome because it keeps me busy and on my toes! Coming to Kolberg-Pioneer, I thought I would be that guy who just does the work that the others didn’t...

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Sep 14, 2017

Devin: Applied Engineering CNC Loader
“I enjoy working here because I think it’s gratifying work. I think a lot of the work we do here is important. We make parts for airplanes.We make parts for emergency propellers, which have saved lives before. I think it’s important that we’re making sure these high tolerance parts are properly machined. That’s what I enjoy about it; I think it’s important work.”

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Sep 13, 2017

Jesse: Shur-Co Engineering Change Specialist
“There’s always something to do, I keep busy, and I’m always learning something new, and I enjoy that. Being in the engineering department, I’m always learning new ways to think about things. Trouble-shooting and problem-solving, I like doing that stuff.”

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Sep 12, 2017

Adam: Quality Assurance at Kolberg-Pioneer
“I’m an AWS Certified Welding Inspector. What I like about my job is the different challenges every day. I might have one day where I’m out on the floor doing inspections all day long with no time for anything else, or I might be doing a first article inspection on a brand new wiring harness, or doing new hire training. That’s what I like about...

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Sep 08, 2017

Brian: Shur-Co Metal Fabrication Department Manager
“I enjoy my job because of the people, the culture of the company, and the challenges inherent to the dynamic nature of manufacturing. Here collectively you work on building products that are real. People buy them, and install them, and use them to protect their crops while transporting them to market. You can see the end result that benefits others. Shur-Co consistently strives to create,...

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Sep 08, 2017

Sam: L & M Radiator Production Supervisor
“The work itself is what originally drew me to working here. When I was young, I liked Legos and Lincoln Logs. I’ve found something that I like to do, and now I’m able to manage it. I would say L & M Radiator is a great place to work because we take pride in a few things. We’re family-owned. We have a good, clean, friendly environment...

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Sep 07, 2017

Levi: Applied Engineering Machinist
“I like my job because it’s hands-on and pays good! I like being able to see the product after it comes out of the CNC machine, to see what each block of aluminum turned into. That’s cool. I like making things.”

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Sep 01, 2017

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Apr 14, 2016

Welcome to Yankton
Moving to a new place brings with it lots of questions. Here’s a relocation guide to help you find the answers you need to feel at home!

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Jun 12, 2015

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
Our mission is to promote economic opportunity and financial security for individuals and businesses through quality, responsive and expert services; fair and equitable employment solutions; and safe and sound business practices.

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Posted on:
Dec 31, 1969

Tiffany: Applied Engineering Finisher
“I like my job because of the challenges every day and because of the opportunities. Applied Engineering will give you the skills to pay the bills. The people are super awesome and help each other out. It’s never boring, nor are the people you work with!”

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