Co-op - Engineering, Fall 2019

Location: Creedmoor, North Carolina
Opening ID: 19997
Job Family: Engineer
Date Posted: May 28, 2019

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Job Description

Responsibilities

Develop the next generation of equipment in a company that is a leader in the utility equipment industry.  Join a focused engineering team where you can have an immediate impact in developing Altec's next world-class product.

 

Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.

 

● Customer First ● Enjoyment of Work ● Family ● Financial Stability ● Integrity ● People Are Our Greatest Strength ● Quality ● Spiritual Development ● Teamwork ●

POSITION SUMMARY:       

Provide engineering support while learning through practical application of engineering principles. Altec is the leading manufacturer of aerial devices, digger derricks and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications and tree care industries.  Co-op assignments will rotate through manufacturing, application engineering and product development. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

*Using standard operating procedures, established engineering processes and basic calculations, performs routine engineering assignments, including research, testing, design and development

*Assist in the design application of less complicated projects, where limited creativity or innovation is required

*Applies engineering procedures and calculations to develop solutions to problems which require some minor innovation.

*With technical guidance engineers, gathers and evaluates engineering data in order to apply knowledge to relevant assignments

*Interacts with other engineering personnel, as well as production associates and supervisors in order to complete projects and assignments   

EDUCATION:

 

Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university as an undergraduate.

Preferred majors include:
1) Industrial Engineering
2) Mechanical Engineering


*Minimum GPA of 2.75

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:


Candidates must have drive, initiative and a desire to work in a manufacturing setting. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, ability to interact with all levels of the organization,  computer skills including Solid Works, strong analytical, problem solving and time management skills.  Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

*Solidworks
*At least 18 years of age

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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