3rd Shift Weekend Preventive Maintenance Tech (Fabrication Department)

Location: Burnsville, North Carolina
Opening ID: 29024
Job Family: Maintenance and Mobile Service
Date Posted: May 24, 2023


Job Description

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.

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


The Preventative Maintenance Technician will support production needs by performing preventative maintenance on production equipment in the assigned area of Fabrication.  This job is differentiated from the general Maintenance Technician by no repair of equipment, only preventive maintenance.

• Performs daily, weekly and monthly preventive maintenance tasks of production equipment in assigned department
• Complete lift/hoist inspections
• Communicate with Maintenance on critical issues to ensure the systems run according to specifications
• Use and conduct proper care of PPE
• Repair or correct safety concerns
• Support RCI events
• Clean equipment and work areas to enhance housekeeping (5S)
• Use computer to look up any necessary information required to perform job duties.
• Maintain daily time records
• Follow established safety and quality policies, procedures, and practices
• Job duties may vary by location

Basic Qualifications

• High School Diploma/GED required.
• Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
• Basic computer usage knowledge required.
• Experience in assigned department (Fabrication) desired.
• Basic electrical knowledge desired.
• Previous preventive maintenance experience desired.

• Ability to obtain certification required.
• Lockout/Tagout training desired.

• Keep a clean work area (5S)
• Assist co-workers as needed
• Knowledge of Altec programs and/or systems
• Shift work may be required.
• Perform all other duties as required / assigned.
• Must be willing to work extended hours
• Must have on-call availability 
Physical demands vary by job and location.

Varies at each location, but could be extreme hot or cold, depending upon weather conditions.
Job tasks may be inside or outside.
Electrical hazards, elevated surfaces, moving objects, chemical or dust, mechanical hazards, vibrations and noise
Handling of sharp surfaces.
Weld smoke and fumes may exist

• Aerial work platforms
• Computer
• Basic Hand Tools (wrenches, sockets, hammers, pliers, etc.)
• Hoist
• Inspection tools
• Lifts
• Manual/pneumatic impact tools
• Overhead crane
• Power Tools
• Precision Measuring Tools
• Production equipment
• Specialty equipment
• Varies by location and/or job


• Acetone
• Aerosol Sprays
• Diesel fuel
• Gasoline
• Hydraulic oil
• Lubricants
• Machining fluids
• Multi-Purpose Cleaners
• Paint
• To be disposed of hazardous waste
• Varies by location and/or job

• Earplugs
• Harnesses
• Safety Glasses / Goggles / Face Shields
• Steel Toe Boots(Metatarsals may be required)
• Protective Clothing
• Welding Helmet



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.