Co-Op for Engineering, starting Summer 2024

Location: Burnsville, North Carolina
Opening ID: 30687
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: Feb 9, 2024


Job Description



Hiring for Summer/Fall 2024 Semesters


Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university as an undergraduate with a minimum GPA of 2.5.


Preferred majors include:

1) Industrial Engineering

2) Mechanical Engineering

3) Mechatronics Engineering



Candidates must have drive, initiative, and a desire to work in a manufacturing setting. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, ability to interact with all levels of the organization, computer skills including but not limited to Solid Works, strong analytical, problem solving and time management skills.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. Develop the next generation of equipment in a company that is a leader in the utility equipment industry.  Join a focused engineering team where you can have an immediate impact in developing Altec's next world-class product.


Principal Duties:

  • Using standard operating procedures, established engineering processes and basic calculations, performs routine engineering assignments, including research, testing, design, and development.
  • Assist in the design application of projects.
  • Applies engineering procedures and calculations to develop solutions to problems which require innovation.
  • With technical guidance, gather and evaluate engineering data in order to apply knowledge to relevant assignments.
  • Interacts with other engineering personnel, as well as production associates and supervisors in order to complete projects and assignments.
  • Provide engineering support while learning through practical application of engineering principles.
  • Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries worldwide.


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.

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.