Blaster - 3rd Shift

Location: Duluth, Minnesota
Opening ID: 19966
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: May 15, 2019


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 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.

Basic Qualifications



Responsible for sandblasting metal components to accommodate production needs to meet company or customer specifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

•Uses industrial sandblasting equipment to prep metal surfaces for paint.

•Reads part identification stickers and tags to determine which components require sandblasting.
•Sandblast components to meet part and surface specifications. 

•General Parts Prepping.
•Reads and maintains schedule.
•Double checks own workmanship to ensure no quality issues.

•Communicates schedule and priorities with other departments.
•Performs re-work as required.

•Uses small and large manual hand tools.

•High level of mechanical aptitude.

•Ability to diagnosis equipment issues and preventative maintenance.

•Working knowledge of high pressure air systems.

•Fork Truck and material handling experience.

•Ability to lift 50 lbs.


Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required.
-2-3 years experience working in a manufacturing setting preferred.

-Prior experience with sandblasting equipment desirable.

-Must be able to work 3rd Shift



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

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, 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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