CNC Laser and Press Brake Operator - Direct Hire positions available - 2nd Shift

Location: Burnsville, North Carolina
Opening ID: 30886
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: May 6, 2024


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

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 Pay (plus a $2.00 shift differential for 2nd shift)
  • Direct Hire
  • Currently working 4-day/ 10-hour schedule plus overtime
  • 2nd Shift Position
  • 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).


Fabricate, position and form structural metal/fiberglass products.
• Use and conduct proper care of PPE.
• Sets up and operates fabricating machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, saws, and presses, to cut, bend, straighten, and form metal/fiberglass plates, sheets and structural shapes according to blueprints and specifications.
• Reads and interprets blueprints, engineering specifications, and shop orders to determine machine setup, production methods, and sequence of operation.
• Selects, positions, and secures dies, blades, cutters, and fixtures onto machine, using rule, square, shims, templates, hand tools, and built-in gauges.
• Starts machine and observes machine operation to reposition work piece, change dies, or adjust machine settings for multiple or successive passes.
• Inspects or measures work, using rule, gauges, and templates.
• Lifts work piece manually or with hoist, and positions and secures it on machine table in drilling jig or holding fixture.
• Moves machine controls to feed tools into work piece, and engages automatic feed or manually holds.
• Observes machine operation, and verifies conformance of work piece to specifications, using fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers.
• Changes worn cutting tools, using wrenches.
• Moves controls to adjust cutting speeds, feed rates, and depth of cut.
• Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practices.
• Other job duties as assigned.
• Job duties may vary by location.

• High School Diploma/GED required.
• Vocational training in lieu of experience would be considered
• Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
• Basic computer usage knowledge required.
• Ability to use measuring equipment and read blue prints and schematics required.
• General knowledge of at least one of the following desired
o Mechanical
o Manufacturing / Production processes

• 2 years of previous manufacturing experience preferred

• 2 years experience as a CNC Machinist or Operator 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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