Mechanical Assembler

Location: Dixon, California
Opening ID: 22574
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Jan 9, 2021


Job Description

Basic Qualifications




High School Diploma/GED required.

If a Welder - Ability to obtain welding certification upon hire.

Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.

Basic computer usage knowledge desired.

Vocational Training in lieu of experience will be considered.

Ability to read tape measures, blue prints, and schematics desired.

Experience and knowledge in at least one of the following -




Manufacturing / Production processes


Major Responsibilities:

To prepare, assemble and install vehicle and/or chipper components to required specifications for Welding, Mechanical, Hydraulic, Electrical, Unit and Finish departments.

Use and conduct proper care of PPE

Read and interpret schematics (blueprints)

Read and interpret work orders

Use basic hand tools such as tape measure and specialty equipment

Learn and operator all equipment within the work area (cell)

Perform rework as required

Support APS (Altec Production System) initiatives.  May participate in RCI events

Willing to move to other work areas in order to support production needs. (Cross-train)

Install unit vehicle and/or chipper components and accessories

Testing of installed components

Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practices

Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment

Maintain daily time records

Job duties may vary by location


Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, and sale 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

Western Operations in Dixon, California is set amidst miles of ripe farmland.  Influenced by its close proximity to the populous coastal Bay Area and Sacramento, Dixon is centrally located between the Pacific Coast and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  Area attractions include an abundant Outdoor Life, San Francisco, Napa Wine Country, Coastal Towns and Beautiful Lake Tahoe.


Competitive pay which rewards performance

Comprehensive benefits including 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.


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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