Location: Burnsville, North Carolina
Opening ID: 28083
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Jan 16, 2023


Job Description


Altec Industries is seeking Co-Op Engineers at our truck body plant in Burnsville, NC. Engineering students will have the opportunity to work in one of four areas; Design, Manufacturing, Quality or Scheduling/Logostics.

In order to qualify for the co-op program students:

  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate, full time student in the College or University, in good standing and the ability to complete multiple sessions.
  • Completed a minimum of 24 hours of coursework, or have earned sophomore class standing.
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Majoring in Engineering with concentrations in Mechanical, Industrial, or Mechatronics preferred
  • Must commit to 6 month assignment from July 2023-December 2023.


  • Using standard operating procedures, established engineering processes and basic calculations, perform routine engineering assignments, including research, testing, design and/or development.
  • Applies engineering procedures and calculations to develop solutions to problems which require some minor innovation.
  • With technical guidance engineers, gathers and evaluates engineering data in order to apply knowledge to relevant assignments.
  • Interact in an effective and appropriate manner with other Altec staff, including engineers, manufacturing supervisors and production associates in order to complete projects and assignments.

Our 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.

Founded in 1929, 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.


Join the thousands who have made Altec their career decision!

● 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.