Training Specialist - Altec Sentry

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 31631
Job Family: Safety and Environmental
Date Posted: Jul 1, 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. 



  • Serve as a positive example of Altec's "Safety in Everything We Do" at all times
  • Study and comprehend applicable industry safety regulations and design standards
  • Perform classroom and hands-on instruction, and facilitate online learning as required
  • Develop and expand training market for equipment arena as required
  • Prepare and deliver safety presentations to a wide range of audience
  • Analyze and solve problems independently with minimal supervision
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Actively contribute to Altec product development process
  • Develop and maintain proficiency operating Altec equipment, including aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and other units as required
  • Apply a working knowledge of learning management system administration
  • Complete requirements for and administer equipment certification as required

Instructional Design and Review

  • Effectively engage in team projects as co-contributor or team leader
  • Develop training courses using standard instructional design guidelines
  • Review, evaluate and modify current/future courses, applying relevant standards
  • Review or create operator safety guidelines, manuals and instructional material
  • Apply appropriate content delivery methods to course design


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Four years of experience in a technical training/instructional capacity required
  • Accredited training environment experience highly desired
  • Industrial or other equipment safety training experience highly desired
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Valid U.S. State-issued Driver's License required
  • Must be eligible for U.S. Passport within 60 days of hire
  • Mechanical aptitude, product or industry knowledge required
  • NCCCO or equivalent crane operator certification highly desired
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to safely board machinery using ladders or steps
  • Working in elevated equipment at heights over 100 feet is required
  • Significant amount of outdoor, physical activity is required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, e.g. Word, PowerPoint, required
  • Experience with learning management systems highly desired
  • Must be able to travel (50 - 60%), including occasional weekends
  • Spanish language fluency is preferred


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.