Associate Designer

Location: Burnsville, North Carolina
Opening ID: 20999
Job Family: Drafter - Designer
Date Posted: Jan 16, 2020


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

There is an immediate opening for an Associate Designer at Altec Industries in Burnsville, NC


Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment. The Burnsville, NC facility is focused on the design and build of utility truck bodies.



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Drafting Certificate and two years of applicable experience OR
    • Two/Four year applicable degree required
  • SolidWorks experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently and take direction



  • Complete routine drafting work, such as creating models and drawings of structures and equipment systems derived from layouts and sketches
  • Create and update basic and routine CAD drawings
  • Perform simple part setup and maintenance in ERP system
  • Consult with engineers and/or technical experts regarding design solutions and standards
  • Follow established technical specifications to prepare models and drawings
  • All other duties as assigned


The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.


Burnsville, NC is an outdoor paradise nestled in a valley surrounded by the highest peaks east of the Mississippi. Hiking, skiing, fly-fishing and whitewater kayaking are literally right outside our backdoor. Burnsville offers a relaxing pace of life where we work hard and play hard. Big city amenities are a short drive away in Asheville which boasts a thriving downtown and a renowned culinary scene.


Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Program – Retirement 401(k) Program – Paid Vacation and Holidays – Flexible Spending Accounts – Tuition Assistance – Life Insurance – Disability 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, gender indentity, 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.


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