Steffes Spotlight: Jeff Skadeland

Jeff Skadeland is a Design Engineer who works in the New Product Development Engineering team at Steffes. In his role, he helps design and manufacture Production Equipment Skids for customers in the Oil and Gas Industry. Jeff graduated from the University of Mary with a degree in Business Administration and from University of North Dakota … Read More

Steffes Spotlight: 2021 Interns

This summer Steffes welcomed seven interns between the Dickinson and Grand Forks locations. After going through 2020 without interns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are very pleased with the number of interns that joined our team this summer! To thank the interns for all their work this summer, we hosted a shortened version of … Read More

Spotlight on Nika

Steffes is proud to congratulate Frannika (Nika) Tsinnijinnie who recently graduated from the Steffes Weld Apprenticeship Program. Nika started as a Mechanical Assembler, transitioned to an Assembly Technician, and is now a Welder.  Nika, who is originally from northern Arizona, came to North Dakota shortly after high school because of job opportunities. She worked for … Read More


Brian Nibbe crossed the three-year mark with Steffes this past April. He was hired in 2018 as a manufacturing engineer and still retains that title today. Brian was described by colleagues as a hard worker that is willing to help wherever needed and is the perfect example of Steffes’ core value of integrity. Before Steffes, … Read More


Lincoln Talbott has worked on the flares and gas management product line at Steffes as a Product Engineer for 2 years. Lincoln studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. He decided to study engineering because he liked the combination of math and building things. Prior to his role at Steffes, Lincoln worked at an … Read More


Manufacturing has changed in many ways throughout the past 35 years, and Greg Nickel has had a front row seat to many of the changes and technological advances implemented in Steffes’ manufacturing processes. Greg began his career at Steffes in 1986 as a general floorhand helping wherever he was needed.  From running the dyes for … Read More


Corine Godinez has been with Steffes for 2 years as an EVS Technician after being referred by her daughter who is also a Steffes employee. Those who have met Corine can attest that she goes the extra mile to ensure everyone is taken care of, often going above and beyond to make a difference daily … Read More


Jamie Feland began his career at Steffes 10 years ago as part of the shipping and receiving team and eventually transitioned to the supply chain side of the business. When he first moved into purchasing, Jamie’s role had a broad focus supporting departments including contract manufacturing and oil & gas, but as the company grew, his … Read More


Corey Graff began his career at Steffes nearly 7 years ago as an Assembly Technician. At the time, he was just looking for a job while his wife finished college. What started as just a job slowly evolved into a career as he received multiple promotions through the years. “My wife was in college and … Read More


Austin Krank began his career at Steffes nearly three years ago as a Design Engineer after graduating from the University of North Dakota with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. “I really like my engineering position at Steffes because it allows me to play many roles, from designer to product manager to helping with production,” said … Read More