Production Worker - Technician Assistant

Location: Osceola, Iowa
Opening ID: 20667
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Nov 4, 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.

To see what it's like to work at the Altec Osceola Body Plant - see the video below.

Altec Osceola Video

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.

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.



Altec in Osceola IA has openings for Technician Assistants

Essential Job Tasks 

To assemble fiberglass components combined with other related assembly components to produce a fiberglass utility body. 

  1. To provide quality and timely workmanship on each job performed.
  2. Reads blueprints
  3. Reads and understands tape measure.
  4. Performs re-work as required.
  5. Follows all established safety & quality policies and practices.
  6. Learn and follow all work instructions.
  7. Prepare and fit multiple components together.
  8. Learn and operate all equipment within the department.
  9. Support  Lean Manufacturing initiatives
  10. Willing to move to other areas of production as needed.

Should the selected candidte meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.

Basic Qualifications


  • High School Diploma, GED or HiSETT required
  • Mechanical assembly experience required
  • Ability to read and understand technical documents – ie. Engineering documents, schematics
  • Basic computer usage required
  • Ability to use measuring equipment
  • General knowledge of Manufacturing/Production processes
  • Ability to regularly lift 50-75 pounds.


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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