Off-Shift Automotive Painter

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 30675
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Feb 8, 2024


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

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.
Come join the industry leader in hydraulic utility equipment! 


             Our Painters will set up, operate and tend machines to coat or paint components for our arial and derrick truck bodies.  Altec is currently experiencing record growth and is committed to hiring candidates who will continue that record of success. Starting Pay is UP TO $23.56/hour with verifiable experience. 




Customer First – Enjoyment of Work – Family – Financial Stability – Integrity – People are our Greatest Strength – Quality – Spiritual Development – Teamwork



  • Change solvent and paint drums
  • Fills hardener and paint drums
  • Check paint viscosity during shift and adjust as necessary
  • Perform quality checks
  • Maintain proper care of guns for minimum painting downtime
  • Spray paint truck bodies and components using handheld spray gun
  • Ensure proper surface preparation prior to painting
  • Ensure paint application meets the paint standard
  • Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practices
  • Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment
  • Maintain daily time records
  • Other job duties as assigned.



  • Proficiency in spraying with paint guns required, electrostatic preferred.
  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
  • Basic computer usage knowledge required.
  • Knowledge of automotive painting preferred.
  • Vocational Training in lieu of experience will be considered.


The 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


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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