INTERN - PRODUCTION (Welder) - 2nd Shift

Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Opening ID: 28797
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: May 25, 2023


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

  • Ability to earn a living while attending school

  • Continuous training and learning opportunities to enhance your skills and enjoyment of work

  • Settle in with a secure essential industry (supporting Utilities & Telecom)

  • Maintain a career focus with growth & development encouragement within Altec

  • You will have a safety conscious, team oriented, stable work environment

  • Potential to work overtime to support the customer

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

About Our Duluth Location:

Meet Our Associates:

Welding At Altec:


Purpose Of Position:

Perform welding and metal preparation tasks such as sanding and grinding configurations. 


  • Fabricate, fit, and cut to meet blueprint standards
  • Perform GMAW and/or FCAW welding by using a variety of arc and gas welding equipment
  • Trim, file, grind, sand, deburr, buff and smooth surfaces using hand tools and portable power tools
  • Operate and understand all equipment within the work area (cell)
  • Lay out and mark dimensions and reference lines on material applying knowledge of shop math and layout techniques
  • Inspect assembly/components for conformance of specifications
  • Read and interpret schematics (blueprints) and work orders
  • Use basic hand tools such as tape measurer and specialty equipment
  • Perform rework as required
  • Maintain daily time records and any additional required records/documentation
  • Support APS (Altec Production System) initiatives.  May participate in continuous improvement events
  • Move to other work areas to support production needs (cross-train)
  • Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures, and practices to include proper use and care of PPE
  • Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment
  • Shows commitment to Altec core values
  • Assist other areas of the Fabrication department in an effort to support the welding team
  • Other job duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must:

  • currently be enrolled in a welding program.
  • have a high school or GED education level.
  • have experience with computer systems.
  • have the ability to read, write, and comprehend.

Education, Experience, And Skills Desired:

  • Experience in FCAW and/or GMAW
  • Knowledge in one of the following areas:
    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Manufacturing/Production processes

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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