Welder Technician (3rd Shift)

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Opening ID: 31214
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: May 7, 2024

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, there's never been a better time to join us! Our company was founded on values that place the customer first and prioritize our people as our greatest strength. Over the years, those values and our talented associates have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of customers worldwide. Today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that sets the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service — and that's why we're the ideal place for you to grow your career.

Founded in 1929, Altec 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 signs markets. We help our customers dig deeper and reach higher in more than 100 countries around the world. 

Responsibilities

This is a Third Shift position: hours are 9:00pm - 5:30am.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Perform welding and metal preparation tasks such as sanding and grinding configurations. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Use and conduct proper care of PPE.
• Read and interpret blueprints and weld symbols to determine sequence and methods of assembling components.
• Read and interpret work orders.
• Use basic hand tools such as tape measurer and specialty equipment.
• Learn and operate all equipment within the work area (cell).
• Perform rework as required.
• Support APS (Altec Production System) initiatives.  May participate in RCI events.
• Willing to move to other work areas in order to support production needs. (Cross-train)
• Lay out and mark dimensions and reference lines on material applying knowledge of shop math and layout techniques.
• Perform Mig welding by using a variety of arc and gas welding equipment.
• Inspect assembly/components for conformance of specifications.
• Trim, file, grind, sand, deburr, buff and smooth surfaces using hand tools and portable power tools.
• Willingness and ability to train new/current associates.
• 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.
• Job duties may vary by location.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
• High School Diploma/GED required.
• Vocational training is desired.
• AWS D.1.1 weld certification 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 the following required.
o Welding
o Mechanical

FINANCIAL BUDGETING, CAPITAL, AND/OR MANPOWER RESPONSIBILITIES:
• None

OTHER POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:
• Keep a clean work area (5S).
• Assist co-workers and group leads as needed.
• Participate in RCI events.
• Knowledge of Altec programs and/or systems.
• Shift work may be required.

Responsibility for Safety:
• Safety In everything we do

Responsibility to Prevent Errors:
• Ensures appropriate reviews have been performed as needed for high quality 

Mental Alertness:
• Continuous attention to all job functions ensuring quality products

Communication with Others:
• Requires outside and inside contacts to carry out company policy and programs;  Improper handling will have considerable effect on operational results;  Must often deal with matters requiring explanation, persuasion and obtaining of approvals

Benefits

Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Program
  • Retirement 401(k) Traditional or Roth Program Options with Company Match
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance including Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Additional Wellness Programs and Rewards Available

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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