Intern - Systems Engineering

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 22540
Job Family: Drafter - Designer
Date Posted: Dec 14, 2020


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec Industries has a paid Systems Engineering internship opportunity for the Altec Service Group in St. Joseph, MO. The Service Engineering team helps our Service Centers across North America make modifications and additions and helps troubleshoot Customer equipment.

The ideal candidate will be available for 20 – 30 hours / week during normal business hours throughout the year, flexible around class schedule, as well as on a full-time or part-time basis during semester breaks.

Altec is present in more than 100 countries throughout the world supporting the electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets. We are known for lifting products – aerial lifts, cranes, and equipment used to help people access tough-to-reach places -- but the success starts with thousands of associates who come together to Reach Higher!


  • Currently enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university
  • Engineering program of study required, with a preference for Electrical or Mechanical
  • HS Diploma or GED 

Potential Responsibilities:

  • Perform Applications work such as electrical and hydraulic (systems) schematics, BOM’s, drawings and other technical documents
  • Identify when Engineering support is necessary and obtain that support to ensure a quality product.
  •  Analyze Customer’s technical requirements and coordinate across Altec departments to determine the most appropriate solution.
  • Present systems design solutions for Customers.
  • Communicate Customer requirements and troubleshoots issues as they arise.
  • Provide product support, utilizing other technical personnel as needed.
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives.

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

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.