Control Systems Developer

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Location: Creedmoor, North Carolina
Opening ID: 27855
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Apr 28, 2023


Job Description


Altec Industries is seeking a Control System Developer for our Small Aerials and Tree Care team located in Creedmoor, NC (Preferred) or Elizabethtown, KY. From customer interaction to custom product creation, Altec Controls Developers are leading the industry. Our mission is to profitably design, manufacture, and sell innovative custom products, services, and solutions to users of mobile telecom and utility equipment. As a Controls Developer, you will design, develop and deploy technologies and systems for embedded controls on Altec products.


Is this your next career step?

•        The equipment is trusted by linemen to help them safely construct and maintain High Voltage power lines

•        Work in a facility that manufactures, assembles, and tests its own designs

•        Have the opportunity to contribute in a variety of areas

•        Hands-on approach is encouraged:  build your own prototypes, test your own designs

•        Play a critical role in developing new control systems for customer applications.

•        Possess strong design skills and a knack for problem solving and troubleshooting systems.

 "The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path"

Altec Inc. is a financially stable, values based company with a history of continuous growth, providing a pool of resources to draw on for support and with a focus on continuous improvement.  Advancement opportunities exist, with relocation potential around the country and around the world.

 "The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path"


Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development - Teamwork



•        Bachelors degree in a related discipline required (ABET EAC certified Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a Master’s Degree in Engineering is required for engineering degrees)

•        Experience with CAN communication is preferred

•        Experience with model-based design using Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow

•        Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•        Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision

•        Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time, potentially on short notice, which may include flying



•        Develop and validate controls logic that will be embedded on the machine

•        Hands-on, full machine performance testing

•        Create and maintain functional requirements and validation documentation for control systems

•        Develop interface pages/material for configuring, troubleshooting, and servicing machines

•        Curate information locally on the machine that can be transmitted via telematics to further product knowledge and generate insights for customers

•        Review electrical component specification and application for compatibility

•        Work with remote team members to maintain product architecture

•        Embedded system design and component selection

•        Communicate with customers on issues of technical specifications, product design and operation

•        Support Operations, Sales, and Service

•        Participates and contributes productively as part of Altec’s team-oriented design, manufacture and customer service/support efforts



•        Ability to work with team members and work with minimal supervision.

•        Excellent written and communication skills.

•        Experience with Teamcenter or similar PLM software.

•        Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and principles.

•        Detail oriented.

•        Customer service oriented.




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 Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.  We were 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 for 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 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.



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.


EEO Statement

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, gender identity, 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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