Welder - Direct Hire with Benefits -1st & 2nd Shift Positions available

Location: Burnsville, North Carolina
Opening ID: 30885
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: May 6, 2024


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec - Welder

Altec - Burnsville

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.


  • $20.45 - $28.35 Hourly Rate (plus a $2.00 shift differential for 2nd shift)
  • Direct Hire
  • Currently working 4-day/ 10-hour schedule plus overtime on Friday
  • Excellent Benefit Package 

Please join us for open interviews every Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Altec Burnsville Plant (150 Altec Drive, Burnsville NC, 28714).


To prepare, assemble and install vehicle and/or chipper components to required specifications for Mechanical, Hydraulic, Electrical, Unit and Finish departments.

• Read and interpret schematics (blueprints).
• Use basic hand tools such as tape measurer and specialty equipment.
• Follow established safety  and quality policies, procedures, and practices.
• Learn and operator all equipment within the work area (cell).
• Perform rework as required.
• Willing to move to other work areas in order to support production needs. (Cross-train).
• Testing of installed components.
• Mastery of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and trouble shooting skills.
• Maintain and complete any necessary documentation or paperwork.

• High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution is required.
• Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
• Basic computer usage knowledge required.
• Ability to read tape measures, blue prints, and schematics required.
• Proficient knowledge of at least one of the following desired.
o Mechanical
o Hydraulics
o Electrical
o Manufacturing / Production processes

  • 2 years of manufacturing experience preferred.

This 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

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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