Co-op Design Engineering

Location: Osceola, Iowa
Opening ID: 27246
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?



Gain Real Life Engineering Experience with Altec!

Building on over 90 years of growth and success, Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.  Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is leading the industry and setting the standard of excellence.

Join the thousands who have made Altec their career decision!

Altec is currently recruiting Engineering Co-ops for a one semester commitment, from January - June 2023.  Positions are located at the Altec Osceola, Iowa facility.  Altec provides a competitive hourly wage and assistance in procurring housing. Sponsorships are not available.

● Customer First ● Enjoyment of Work ● Family ● Financial Stability ● Integrity ● People Are Our Greatest Strength ● Quality ● Spiritual Development ● Teamwork ●

To catch a glimpse inside the Altec Osceola Body Plant - check out this Production Video: Altec Osceola


Pursuing an Undergraduate Engineering degree in one of the following majors:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Agricultural Engineering

Completion of Dynamics & Statics Classes preferred.


Potential Responsibilities:

Co-ops will be placed into the design or manufacturing groups and treated like full-time associates.  They will have projects assigned by the mangers and work side by side full-time associates. Lead and participate in Lean/Continuous Improvement events.

Design Co-ops will work on projects in the testing facility.  Projects may include:

  • Member of a new product development team assisting in the design of a new product
  • Testing- strain gauge and structural testing of a new design
  • Supporting production on prototype units after the initial design has been completed
  • Participating in a project with another full time engineer which consists of redesigning an entire hydraulic system for a current design.


Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.



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