Welder - 2nd Shift (Shift Differential!)

Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Opening ID: 31651
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Jun 24, 2024


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

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.

Our Vision: 
Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services, and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec's values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec. 

Our Values: 
Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development and Teamwork

About Our Duluth Location: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vat8hSgO-cQ

Meet Our Associateshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKhcOWjgppY&t=15s

Welding At Altechttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbRDMaR-rKk


Purpose Of Position:

Perform welding and metal preparation tasks such as sanding and grinding configurations. 



  • Fabricate, fit, and cut to meet blueprint standards

  • Perform GMAW and/or FCAW welding by using a variety of arc and gas welding equipment

  • Trim, file, grind, sand, deburr, buff and smooth surfaces using hand tools and portable power tools

  • Operate and understand all equipment within the work area (cell)

  • Lay out and mark dimensions and reference lines on material applying knowledge of shop math and layout techniques

  • Inspect assembly/components for conformance of specifications

  • Read and interpret schematics (blueprints) and work orders

  • Use basic hand tools such as tape measurer and specialty equipment

  • Perform rework as required

  • Maintain daily time records and any additional required records/documentation

  • Support APS (Altec Production System) initiatives.  May participate in continuous improvement events

  • Move to other work areas to support production needs (cross-train)

  • Effectively train new/current associates

  • Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures, and practices to include proper use and care of PPE

  • Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment

  • Shows commitment to Altec core values

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must:

  • be able to provide a high school diploma/GED.
  • have the ability to read, write, and comprehend.
  • have basic computer usage knowledge.
  • have the ability to read tape measures, blueprints, and schematics.
  • have a welding tech degree/certificate or 2+ years of applicable welding experience - may consider if degree in process.
  • obtain AWS D.1.1 weld certification within three months of hire.


Altec offers comprehensive benefits including affordable medical options, dental and vision care, matching 401(k), company-paid basic life insurance, wellness programs, company events, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation.

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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