Location: Burnsville, North Carolina
Opening ID: 28933
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: May 24, 2023


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec - Welder

Altec - Burnsville

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.



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



  • Read and interpret blueprints and weld symbols to determine sequence and methods of assembling components
  • Read and interpret work orders
  • Use basic hand tools such as tape measurer and specialty equipment
  • Follow established safety and quality policies, procedures, and practices
  • Learn and operate all equipment within the work area (cell)
  • Support APS (Altec Production System) initiatives.  May participate in RCI events
  • Willing to move to other work areas in order to support production needs. (Cross-train)
  • Maintain daily time records
  • Maintain shop tools
  • Lay out and mark dimensions and reference lines on material applying knowledge of shop math and layout techniques
  • Perform Mig welding by using a variety of arc and gas welding equipment
  • Inspect assembly/components for conformance of specifications
  • Trim, file, grind, sand, deburr, buff and smooth surfaces using hand tools and portable power tools
  • Job duties may vary by location



  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Vocational training is desired
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
  • Basic computer usage knowledge required.
  • Ability to read tape measures, blue prints, and schematics required.
  • Proficient knowledge of the following required.
    • Welding
    • Mechanical




This 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 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

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.