SALES TEAM SPOTLIGHT: Joe Pisklak

Joe Pisklak is a Steffes Key Accounts Manager dedicated primarily to the Permian and Delaware Basins. Joe has been working in the oil and gas industry in West Texas since 2002 after one of his college professors at The University of Texas Permian Basin recommended him for an entry-level sales position. Joe started as a … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Student Job Shadow Opportunities

Travis Pine, a senior at Southwest Community High School, completed a long-term job shadow with Steffes. Pine spent sixty hours shadowing employees in a variety of areas, including our oil accessory manufacturing, contract manufacturing welding, pipe welding, robotic welding, weld inspection, fabrication, new product development welding, paint line, and weld academy. Pine became interested in … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Jamie Wolf

Jamie Wolf came to Steffes as a temporary employee in August of 2018 as an Assembly Technician in our Grand Forks East facility. During our busy production time, Steffes utilizes a temporary staffing agency in Grand Forks. This agency sends us employees who work here on a temporary basis. After the initial temporary time is … Read More

Exploring Careers in Manufacturing: A Day at Steffes

Steffes welcomed Connor Dilse, a Senior at Scranton High School, to job shadow our team for the day. Dilse learned about our manufacturing facilities and processes while shadowing our team on the floor followed by shadowing our manufacturing engineers in their offices. Dilse was interested in completing a job shadow at Steffes because of our … Read More

Steffes Spotlight: Our Veterans

We hosted an appreciation luncheon to thank our 36 veterans on our team at Steffes. They shared stories of holidays spent deployed overseas and the values their service instilled in them, such as discipline and perseverance, and how the things they learned while serving our country have impacted other areas of their lives. Our veterans have … Read More

Steffes Welcomes Exchange Student from the Republic of Moldova

Steffes welcomed Prepelita Marius, an exchange student from the Republic of Moldova, to shadow manufacturing engineer Seth Obritsch for the day. Marius is a Junior in high school completing a foreign exchange study at South Heart High School for two months. Through the exchange program, Marius is learning about American culture and working on his … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Corey Graff

Corey Graff started at Steffes in 2014 as an Assembly Technician at Grand Forks West. Within his first year he was promoted to Assembly Lead. Through the years he has also held the positions of Supervisor of Assemblies and Supervisor of Weldments. Corey has recently been promoted to his newest position of Operations Manager. In … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: The Intern Bunch

Steffes welcomed 18 Interns this summer between the Dickinson, Grand Forks East, and Grand Forks West facilities. The internship program at Steffes formally began in 2014 and has grown over the years, this summer the number of interns in the program doubled from last summer! To celebrate Steffes interns, we hosted our annual Intern Week … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Kristal Fields

Kristal Fields will celebrate 6 years with Steffes as a Training Specialist in August. Originally from Portland, Oregon, she has resided in Dickinson for long enough to call it home.   In her role, Kristal conducts a variety of trainings for employees including TWI, ALICE, PREPARE, and Defensive Driving. Fields also directs the mentor program … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: John Stempinski

John Stempinski has been with Steffes since we first opened our Grand Forks facility in 2012. He started as a laser operator and transitioned into a supervisor role within 4 months. His roles have shifted as our Grand Forks production has grown, including building supervisor and weldments supervisor. When we started to bring in multiple … Read More