Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Opening ID: 29794
Job Family: Maintenance and Mobile Service
Date Posted: Sep 18, 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 we view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same 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 a standard of excellence in design, manufacturing, and service. That's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well-managed company.

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:


Purpose of Position:
To properly maintain, troubleshoot and repair facility and production equipment to ensure proper and safe use.

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Use and conduct proper care of PPE
  • Advanced troubleshooting of  critical equipment upon failure
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Moving and setting up equipment
  • Interpret diagrams (hydraulic/electrical schematics), operation manuals, and pneumatic systems
  • Wiring of equipment and electrical drops within a high voltage area
  • Installation and repair of plumbing
  • Repair or correct safety concerns
  • Welding, cutting, brazing and soldering as needed
  • May operate milling machines, drill presses, and lathes
  • Support RCI events
  • Clean equipment and work areas to enhance housekeeping (5S)
  • General building maintenance
  • Use computer to look up any necessary information required to perform job duties.
  • Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practices
  • Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment
  • Maintain daily time records
  • Job duties may vary by location


Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
  • Basic computer usage knowledge required.
  • Demonstrated ability in the operation of CNC equipment and other specialized equipment
  • Associates Degree in Electronics Engineering, Industrial Maintenance or other similar field or 5 years Industrial Electrical/Electronic experience desired.
  • Experience with hydraulics and pneumatics desired
  • Mechanical background to include troubleshooting skills desired
  • Knowledge of PLC’s and Motor Controls desired
  • Electrical knowledge in industrial/commercial environments, including 480 volt 3 phase and multi-meter usage

Certification and Training: 

  • Ability to pass forklift certification if required.

Work Environment:

  • 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


  • Altec offers comprehensive benefits including affordable medical options, dental and vision care, matching 401(k), company-paid basic life insurance, wellness programs, company events, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation.

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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