Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Location: Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Opening ID: 18908
Job Family: Maintenance and Mobile Service
Date Posted: Dec 5, 2018

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Take a Career Step!

  • Work for an industry leader that designs, tests, manufactures, assembles, sells, and services its own products.
  • Altec specializes in hydraulic utility equipment including aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world. 
  • Sharpen a broad range of skills with on-going in-house training and technical support.

Provide service and repair of the Altec and related product lines as part of a network of service centers across the United States and Canada.

Send resume to jmrecruiter@altec.com

And apply on-line to https://careers.altec.com

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Altec’s Values (in alphabetical order):  Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development - Teamwork

Education, Experience, and Skills Required

The 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.

  • Some experience or educational background related to mechanics, electronics or hydraulic systems
  • Related experience:  truck-mounted hydraulic utility equipment such as aerial devices, digger derricks, chippers, cranes, specialty equipment; construction, mining, or farm equipment such as dozers or tractors; military heavy equipment such as the MRAP vehicle, HMEE, or tanks; aircraft and aerospace or ground support equipment (AGE / GSE) repair
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
  • Physical effort is required to move objects  and service-related tools that may weigh up to 75 pounds.  Frequent stooping, bending squatting and kneeling are required to service and repair equipment.
  • Overtime and shift work may be required. Able to develop the computer skills necessary to complete support duties
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools, power tools and measuring devices

Major Responsibilities

Complete on-the-job and classroom training in the mechanical, electrical and hydraulic components of the product line and associated repair / service procedures to perform technician duties at an entry level.

  • Uphold Altec’s safety commitment as well as any safety requirements of the customer
  • Determine overall condition of machines through inspections, and provide maintenance
  • Diagnose issues with hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Restore equipment to working order through component replacement and / or repair
  • Exhibit positive and effective communication and interaction with other Altec associates, vendors, and customer
  • Keep current on recordkeeping, parts ordering/inventory, basic contract provisions with respect to product warranties, and customer invoicing
  • Utilize operators and parts & maintenance manuals in determining procedures and identifying parts.

Competitive pay which rewards performance

Comprehensive benefits including 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

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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