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Smith Engineering is a great place to work. We encourage a friendly, casual atmosphere with many company-sponsored social events.

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Accounting Assistant
Equipment Build Technician
Field Service Technician

Characteristics we look for in our employees:

Quality-minded employees that take great personal pride in all tasks they perform. Service-minded employees who understand that customer satisfaction is our number one priority. Professional employees who can work effectively as part of a team, demonstrate personal initiative, and professionally represent our company in all endeavors.

We offer a full benefit package including:

  • Health insurance
    – 90% coverage for employee, 50% for dependents
  • 401k profit sharing plan
  • Health Club Reimbursement
    – 50% monthly dues for individual or 35% for a couple or family membership
  • Company Paid Short term/Long Term Disability
  • Dental Option – all employee paid
  • Aflac Option – all employee paid
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Accounting Associate

Accounting Assistant

Smith Engineering, a family oriented, privately held company in Chaska is seeking an exceptional FT Accounting Assistant to work within our Accounting Department. The Accounting Assistant position is a key role within our organization and serves all the departments as well as our customers. We are searching for an initiative-taking, client-driven, collaborator to join our work family.

Accounting Assistant requirements:

Ability to communicate to a variety of audiences and various levels within organization.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to work in a small company environment.

Exceptional customer service and eagerness to help internal and external customers.

Ability to communicate and manage conflict resolution in a professional manner.

Excellent collaborator.

Superb attention to detail.

Experience with Microsoft Office.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Sales Orders.

Purchasing (creating purchase orders, placing orders, order acknowledgements).

Answering phone calls on main customer service line.

Backup to Customer Service and Accounts Receivable Representatives.

Maintain office supply levels.

Daily bank reconciliation.

Loading customer pricing as needed.

Other duties may include, but not limited to, weekly and monthly GL reconciliations, rectifying various reports, some accounts payable duties.

This position requires an individual that is willing and interested in pitching in where help is needed. It also requires strong organizational skills, diligence, the ability to prioritize and the enjoyment of a fast-paced work environment.



Comprehensive benefits for this FT position include medical, dental, life, disability, PTO, and 401k/Profit sharing.

Compliments of the house: waffle Wednesdays; company outings and events; partial health club reimbursement (50% single); corporate clothing; company-matched charitable donations; parental leave.

Smith Engineering is a wonderful place to work where everyone contributes for the good of all. We encourage a friendly, casual atmosphere.

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Equipment Build Technician Job Opening

Equipment Build Technician

Smith Engineering Inc. is a growing manufacturer of custom purified water treatment equipment located in Chaska, MN. We are a thriving small business that offers a fast paced, professional, yet casual approach to the workplace. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefit packages, as well as opportunities for personal growth and career advancement.

Equipment Technician qualifications:

  • Layout of components for assembly from standard CAD plumbing drawings
  • Assembly of water treatment equipment to include softeners, deionization, and filtration equipment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong visual / detail skills
  • Outstanding personal reliability and dependability
  • Other duties as directed by the Equipment Build Manger

Our ideal Equipment Technician has the following:

  • Minimum High School Diploma
  • Trade school certification or experience in plumbing and water treatment assembly
  • Ability to read and interpret 2D CAD technical drawings
  • Experience with PVC piping
  • Electrical and/or welding experience a plus
  • Desire to work in a “team” environment
  • Desire to work occasional overtime and weekend requirements
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Also must possess or qualify for a DOT card
  • A desire to work 7:00-3:30 M-F



Smith Engineering Inc. offers paid vacation, a competitive salary, attractive health plan, 401k and profit sharing, plus many more.

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Field Service Technician

 Smith Engineering Inc is on a mission to create a team that our customers rave about! We are searching for a mature, independent Water Service Technician. We are a growing company in a niche marketplace. We appreciate and take care of our employees with unique benefits such as performance bonuses and company sponsored events. 

Smith Engineering is a growing manufacturer of custom water filtration equipment located in Chaska, MN. We consider our service team our best source of new customers! We offer competitive pay and excellent benefit packages, as well as opportunities for personal growth and career advancement. We are seeking an experienced, professional Water Service Technician to join our service team. 

Field Service Technician qualifications:

Field Service Technicians are responsible for installing water treatment systems, installing loops, performing regular maintenance on systems and making repairs to systems. 


Minimum Requirements 

  • Strong mechanical skills 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Strong customer service skills 
  • Must be willing to travel 

Starting salary based on experience level. 

Our ideal Equipment Technician has the following:

  • Communicate with customers and coworkers 
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems 
  • Perform plumbing of PVC, CPVC, Polypro, PVDF, Teflon 
  • Familiar with plumbing in industrial buildings 
  • Perform field modifications to mechanical systems 
  • Read and interpret plumbing and electrical schematics 
  • Perform preventative maintenance on mechanical systems 
  • Calibrate measurement devices 
  • Installation and on-site startup of new equipment 
  • Troubleshoot and repair AC and DC electrical circuits 
  • Experience with electrical panel wiring, low and high voltage 
  • Experience with programming and troubleshooting VFD’s 
  • Experience with programming of PLC’s 
  • Organized, on-time completion of required documentation 
  • Regular travel (domestic and international) 
  • Technicians participate in on-call rotation 
  • Regular overtime & weekend work is required 


Smith Engineering Inc. offers paid vacation, a competitive salary, attractive health plan, 401k and profit sharing, plus many more.

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