Welder-3rd Shift

Location: Osceola, Iowa
Opening ID: 31331
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: May 8, 2024


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. 



Performs basic welding to include fit-up and track welding along with the ability to weld a complete array of weldment configurations.


· Welds using M-I-G processes

· Demonstrated ability to burn using a hand torch

· Demonstrated ability to read blueprints

· Determines critical dimensions and tolerances using measuring tools

· Read and comprehend blueprints and process routings

· Demonstrated ability to follow established safety and quality procedures.

· Team concept – be flexible to move from job to job to support the schedule

· Assist co-workers as needed



· High school diploma or GED.

· Vocational school and/or prior experience in wire feed welding – MIG or TIG.

· Vocational school training in welding preferred

· Welding, cutting or experience in the fabrication of metal parts.

· Demonstrated experience in wire feed welding, MIG or TIG welding.

· Experience in a production environment requiring self-efficiency in organizing workloads.

· Must be able to pass a preliminary weld test upon interviewing for position and then complete AWS.D1.1 Code welding certification within 60 days of being hired or placed into welder position.






· Equipment/tools used for performing Job Tasks (duties):

· M-I-G and T-I-G welders, Torch, Tape Measure, Hammer, Hoist, Weld Fixtures


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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