Location: Edina, Minnesota
Opening ID: 20564
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Aug 19, 2019


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Develop the next generation of vegetation management products. Join a small, focused, and empowered operation where you can have an immediate impact.

Take a Career Step!

  • Have the opportunity to contribute in a variety of areas – engine power systems, structures, hydraulics, controls, mechanisms, sheet metal enclosures, etc.
  • Hands-on approach is encouraged: work with the team to build prototypes and evaluate your original designs.

Altec’s Values (in alphabetical order):

Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development - Teamwork

Minneapolis is a fantastic blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. The only place in American with a chain of lakes, the mighty Mississippi River, and 200 miles of walking, biking and cross country ski trails all within the city limits, minutes away from a vibrant arts and music scene as well as some of the finest museums in the nation.  The Twin-Cities area of Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota is consistently voted one of top 20 best places to live in America based on many compelling features such as:

  • A beautiful environment with many lakes perfect for outdoor enthusiast options including swimming, hiking, fishing, kayaking, skiing, golf, and more
  • Striking seasonal variety allowing residents to enjoy four dramatically distinct seasons
  • Notoriety as one of America’s healthiest cities featuring clean air and a fleet of bikes for citizens to share
  • Epitomized with the nickname “Mini Apple” due to numerous cultural and performing arts attractions
  • Home to the famous Mall of America, with tremendous shopping and dining options as well as an indoor amusement park
  • A cost of living below the national average
  • Home to professional baseball, hockey, football, basketball and soccer teams
  • A strong economy with five Fortune 500 companies headquartered and the largest center of commerce between Chicago and Seattle
  • An eclectic and award winning restaurant scene


Responsible for installing hydraulic lines to accommodate booms and outriggers to meet company or customer specifications.

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

•Reads work order to determine customer requirements.  Provide quality and timely workmanship on each work order.
•Plumb each truck body components following plumb blueprints specifications.
•Reads schematics to various truck body components to be installed such as hydraulic values, oil tanks, flow regulators, pressure switches.
•Reads blue prints and uses tape rule to measure truck body for extension installation.
•Double checks own workmanship for leaks and repairs, install augers as needed.
•Uses small and large manual hand tools to bolt assembly components to truck chassis.
•Performs re-work as required.


  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Vocational and/or prior work experience in hydraulics
  • 2-3 years experience working in a manufacturing setting desired


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, 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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