Current Career Opportunities

Tonka Water is looking for a candidate to fill an Inspection Supervisor position at our Plymouth, MN office. We're looking for an individual with strong leadership skills, a strong technical background, and who is comfortable working in a team environment to supervise and set standards for our inspection team.

The candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • Five years of inspection experience in a heavy steel industrial setting
  • High school diploma plus two years technical training in a related area
  • Some knowledge of ASME, AWS, API and other relevant codes
  • Experience/training with NDT and NDE inspection methods
  • Minimum two years supervisory experience
  • Good verbal/written communication and computer skills
  • Able to lift 40 pounds, fit through a 14x18 manway and easily perform other physical duties
  • Duties include:

  • Lead the inspection team and schedule all inspections
  • Maintain a list of qualified third party inspection firms capable of leading and performing all functions of inspection
  • Write and update processes for inspections of all Tonka Water equipment
  • Manage tank shop communications relevant to inspection on a daily basis
  • Provide guidance to shipping and receiving for inspection of incoming parts
  • Review and recap inspection reports, including identifying and reporting on trends, vendor problems and vendor (quality) scoring, assure unifomity in report style
  • Instruct or schedule calibration of paint thickness gauges and other test equipment
  • Run Inspection Team meetings
  • Recommend new ideas, concepts and procedures to enhance inpections
  • Address non-conformances and enter non-conformance data into database
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    Tonka Water is looking to add a Technician/Inspector to our Inspection team at our Plymouth, MN office. Successful candidates should excel at working independently, have a technical background, and who be comfortable working in a team environment.

    The candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of a High school diploma
  • Additional education or training/experience on inspection of welding and painting
  • Knowledge of ASME, AWS, API NDT or NDE
  • Strong mechanical skills and the ability to use hand tools, power tools and measuring devices
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds, fit through a 14x18 manway and other physical duties
  • Good math and measuring skills. Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Ability to occasionally travel by air or by car with company vehicle
  • Duties include:

  • Meet with quality control inspectors at subcontract shops
  • Read and understand Tonka Water's drawings
  • Physically measure tanks and check all aspects to match drawings
  • Inspect paint, welding and highlight any and all problems
  • Report non-conformances, problems or issues to Supervisor and Project Manager
  • Understand and perform PVC assemblies and installations
  • Cross train on all Tonka Water shop processes: panels, PVC fabrication, pressure aerator, shipping and receiving
  • Maintain and document job files and other documentation as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned
  • To learn more and apply, email your resume to!

    Tonka Water is hiring a Sales & Marketing Associate to join our Marketing team! We're looking for a creative and highly motivated marketing professional with a diverse set of marketing skills and experience to join our team. This position supports Tonka Water's marketing and sales administrative functions and works extensively wit hthe engineering community. If you have a passion for learning and willingness to take on a variety of projects, then you might be the right candidate.

    The candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, journalism or a related field.
  • Strong comuputer skills, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Eager to learn
  • Should have exceptional time management skills and ability to juggle multiple projects with multiple deadlines
  • Excellent English language skills (Spelling, editing, grammar, etc.)
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Duties Include:

  • Assist Marketing Communications Manager with writing brochures and other marketing content
  • Design marketing materials following the Tonka Water brand
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Manage and update social media and update website content regularly
  • Support Tonka Water's President with administrative correspondence and bidding documentation
  • Work with outside representative firms and their personnel to manage trade show activities and marketing requests
  • Manage complex travel arrangements, both domestic and international, for Tonka Water employees
  • Support Sales Administrator in processing new orders and supporting the Sales staff
  • Support the administrative team with answering phones, covering the front desk over lunches and vacations, and various other duties as requested
  • To view the full posting and apply, click here, or email your resume to!

    Tonka Water is seeking to hire an experienced manager at our Plymouth, MN office to supervise our Purchasing department. A successful candidate should have a strong technical or manufacturing background, experience with supply chain management/contracts and excellent supervisory skills.

    The candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • Four year college degree in business, engineering, construction management or other related fields
  • Three years experience in a production control role for a heavy industrial fabrication facility
  • Three years managerial experience in a manufacturing/assembly environment
  • Capable of resolving project and operational issues in a timely, cost effective manner
  • Experienced in negotiating and knowledgeable about contracts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven record of team formation and/or team leadership
  • High integrity and able to exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Ability to travel
  • Duties Include:

  • Lead all supply chain management activities including identifying new suppliers, new products, quality issues, negotiations, etc
  • Coordinate with Tonka Water design team and fabrication shops to continuously improve the manufacturability of Tonka Water’s design
  • Communicate material pricing and inflation information to Estimating and management on a regular basis
  • Process purchase orders, change orders and claims pertaining to Tonka Water projects
  • Coordinate fabrication shop schedules with inspection and maintain good working relationships with the tank fabricators
  • Work in various software programs (accounting, job management, payroll, etc.)
  • Participate in operational meetings, process improvements, and design reviews
  • Perform reviews, training, disciplinary actions and other duties related to maintaining department personnel

  • To view the full posting and apply, click here, or email your resume to!

    Tonka Water is looking for a candidate to fill a Shop Manager position at our Plymouth, MN office with proven leadership skills, a strong technical background, excellent supervisory skills and experience with steel fabrication, ASME code and OSHA standards.

    The candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • Advanced education in Manufacturing Engineering or Construction Management
  • At least five years heavy industrial steel fabrication and/or inspection experience
  • Minimum three years supervisory/management experience in manufacturing
  • Familiarity with ASME code, OSHA standards and safety programs
  • Extensive knowledge of steel fabrication, coatings, welding, and non-destructive testing techniques
  • Ability to read and interpret plans
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements
  • Ability to schedule and meet commitments for a diverse group of fabrication tasks
  • Ability to travel to jobsites
  • Duties Include:

  • Set and communicate expectations for shop employees including: Provide leadership and direction for shop responsibilities; Oversee training; Conduct employee reviews; Assist setting employee and development goals.
  • Set department schedule, assign work and determine staffing levels.
  • Develop agenda and chair shop meetings
  • Manage vehicle maintenance and replacement
  • Manage inventory with assistance from purchasing
  • Provide advice on fabrication and field issues as appropriate
  • Work in various software programs (accounting, job management, payroll, etc.)
  • Coordinate shop activities with corporate needs and participate in management meetings
  • Chair Tonka Water's safety program.

  • To apply, email your resume to!

    Tonka Water is always looking for talented individuals to join our team of water treatment professionals. If you're interested in submitting your resume or speaking with someone about our current career opportunities, visit the contact us page and fill out the Careers form.

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    13305 Watertower Circle
    Plymouth, Minnesota 55441

    Tel: (763) 559-2837
    Fax: (763) 559-1979
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