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.
Altec Inc., founded in 1929, 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 sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.
At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work “Safer and Smarter.” Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.
Our Values Sustain 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 (in alphabetical order): Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.
POSITION SUMMARY: Assemble, fit, fasten, and install parts for completed boom assembly.
*Follow all safety regulations for the individual as well as other employees, including keeping the work area clean and in orderly condition as well as wearing all appropriate safety attire for the job that is being performed.
*Assemble hydraulic systems and support structures; and install components, units, subassemblies, wiring, and assembly casings, using rivets and bolts.
*Align and fit structural assemblies manually, or use cranes as necessary to position assemblies for joining.
*Assemble and fit prefabricated parts to form subassemblies.
*Assemble, install, and connect parts, fittings, and assemblies on boom parts, using layout tools, hand tools, power tools, and fasteners such as bolts, screws, rivets, and clamps.
*Cut, trim, file, bend, and smooth parts, and verify sizes and fitting tolerances in order to ensure proper fit and clearance of parts.
*Read and interpret blueprints, illustrations, and specifications to determine layouts, sequences of operations, or identities and relationships of parts.
*Align, fit, assemble, connect, and install system components, using jigs, fixtures, measuring instruments, hand tools, and power tools.
*Join structural assemblies for completed boom.
*Lay out and mark reference points and locations for installation of parts and components, using jigs, templates, and measuring and marking instruments as required for certain components.
*Adjust, repair, rework, or replace parts and assemblies to eliminate malfunctions and to ensure proper operation.
*Adjust, repair, or replace hydraulic component parts to correct defects and ensure conformance to specifications.
*Position, align, and adjust workpieces and hydraulic parts to facilitate wiring and assembly.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
TOOLS: Hand tools, tubing cutters, scissors, knives, wire crimpers, wire strippers.
EQUIPMENT/MACHINES: Torch, overhead crane.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Basic mechanical skills, prior mechanical and hydraulic experience required.
Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
• 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, 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.