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.
1st Shift Position
POSITION SUMMARY: Set up, operate, or tend machines to cut steel material.
*Follow all safety regulations for the individual as well as other employees, including keeping the work area clean and in orderly condition as well as wearing all appropriate safety attire for the job that is being performed.
*Measure completed work pieces to verify conformance to specifications, calipers and square measuring tools.
*Examine completed work pieces 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.
*With the aid of mechanical lifting devices, loads work pieces into machines.
*Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.
*Test and adjust machine speeds and actions, according to product specifications, and using gauges and hand tools.
*Clean out barrel when it is full of dust.
*Ensure the correct tips/blades to cut the steel are positioned in the machine.
*Download the specified job on the computer and print it out.
*Inspect the chains that carry the steel sheets for defects.
*Unload sheet steel from trucks outside.
*Check the sheet steel before running through machine.
*If a forklift operator license is obtained, drive the forklift to dump scrap steel in proper disposal bins.
*Clean and lubricate machines.
EXPERIENCE: Machine Operating experience preferred.
TOOLS: Hand tools, measuring tools.
EQUIPMENT/MACHINES: Computer, overhead crane, grinders. Including magnetized lifting devices used in conjunction with cranes, both bridge and jib.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Basic computer knowledge, machinery knowledge, math skills, ability to read and interpret blueprints, troubleshooting skills.
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