Why Join Altec?
If you’re considering a career with Altec, Inc., there’s never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That’s why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that’s why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.
Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.
Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.
At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work “Safer and Smarter.” Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.
Our Values Sustain Our Vision:
Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec’s values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.
Our Values (in alphabetical order): Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.
3rd Shift Position
POSITION SUMMARY: Set up, operate, or tend machines to saw, cut, mill, bore, drill, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, or straighten steel material
*Measure completed workpieces to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gauges, calipers, templates, or rulers.
*Examine completed workpieces for defects such as chipped edges and marred surfaces, and sort defective pieces according to types of flaws.
*Read work orders and production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, locations of cutting lines, and dimensions and tolerances.
*Load workpieces into machines.
*Set up, operate, or tend machines to saw, cut, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, or straighten metal or plastic material.
*Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.
*Ability to program and operate machining centers and lathes.
*Test and adjust machine speeds and actions, according to product specifications, and using gauges and hand tools.
*Install, align, and lock specified punches, dies, cutting blades or other fixtures in rams or beds of machines, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand tools.
*Clean and lubricate machines.
*Position, align, and secure workpieces against fixtures or stops on machine beds or on dies.
Work in an environment that is not environmentally controlled, including very hot conditions in the summer months and little heat in the winter. Work with hazardous equipment and in hazardous conditions on a daily basis. Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including earplugs, safety glasses and/or goggles, steel toe boots/shoes, occasional face shield, and gloves.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
3 years experience, or 1 year experience and successful completion of Vocational Machining Degree, and/or successful completion of Altec Machining Training Program
Calipers and other measuring tools, standard wrench, metric wrench, hammer.
Grinders, sanders, electric drills, a range of CNC machinery.
Basic mechanical knowledge, basic mathematical knowledge, ability to read a blue print.
Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
• Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
• Retirement 401(k) Program
• Vacation and Holidays
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Tuition Assistance Program
• Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
• Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
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.