Equipment Mechanic - Shop

Location: Syracuse, New York
Opening ID: 22940
Job Family: Maintenance and Mobile Service
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2021

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

The Altec Service Group has service centers and an extensive fleet of mobile service vehicles and technicians across the United States and Canada. Techs progress with on-going factory training and development, world-class technical support, and a company drawing on 91+ years of experience in providing products and services.

This will be a Shop position. Your first-class, top-notch, training will be extensive. You will meet, and work alongside, the teams that make it all happen. Your introduction to Altec will be like no other. You will travel to customer sites, and to Altec Service Centers. This opportunity will give you months of classroom, road, and shop experience. When ready, you will transition to the Shop, and bring with you, a wealth of knowledge, and the skills to succeed in your career with Altec. 

U.S. Military Veterans and Spouses are Encouraged to Apply.

Please send resume to [email protected]

And apply now at jobs.altec.com

We Are Altec

Altec Work Culture

The purpose of this position is to provide quality service and repair of the Altec product line and select complementary/competitive equipment, primarily but not limited to truck-mounted hydraulic equipment. Safety is a primary responsibility in everything we do as is holding fast to the Altec Company Values.

Basic Qualifications, Experience, and Skills Required

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

  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to complete training and seek assistance
  • Physical effort is required to move objects and service-related tools that may weigh up to 75 pounds; frequent stopping, bending, squatting, and kneeling are required to service and repair equipment
  • A high level of dexterity is required in the use of a variety of hand and power tools
  • Ability to drive motor vehicles and operate forklifts
  • Ability to provide tools per the Altec tool policy as needed
  • Ability to develop the computer skills necessary to complete support duties
  • Overtime and shift work may be required
  • Ability to work on the road during training
  • During training, hourly schedules are not likely to be uniform day-to-day and there can be extensive travel to meet customer needs.
  • During training, be able to pass periodic physical examinations as required by the U.S. Department of Transportation and/or Altec
  • During training, ability to properly maintain the company vehicle and vehicle inventory

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educational background related to mechanics, electronics, electrical or hydraulic systems
  • Experience with servicing related equipment, e.g., truck-mounted hydraulic utility equipment such as aerial devices, digger derricks, chippers, cranes, specialty equipment; construction, mining, or farm equipment such as dozers or tractors; military heavy equipment such as the MRAP vehicle, HMEE, or tanks; aircraft and aerospace or ground support equipment (AGE/GSE) repair

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

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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