Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 23793
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Jun 16, 2021


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 Welders will perform welding and metal preparation tasks such as sanding and grinding configurations while assembling custom truck bodies for the industry leader in hydraulic utility equipment. 

Altec is currently experiencing record growth and is committed to hiring candidates who will continue that record of success.


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


  • Read and interpret blueprints and weld symbols to determine sequence and methods of assembling components
  • Read and interpret work orders
  • Use basic hand tools such as tape measurer and specialty equipment
  • Perform rework as required
  • Willing to move to other work areas in order to support production needs. (Cross-train)
  • Lay out and mark dimensions and reference lines on material applying knowledge of shop math and layout techniques
  • Perform Mig welding by using a variety of arc and gas welding equipment
  • Inspect assembly/components for conformance of specifications
  • Trim, file, grind, sand, deburr, buff and smooth surfaces using hand tools and portable power tools
  • Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practices
  • Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment



  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Vocational training is desired.
  • Ability to obtain AWS D.1.1 weld certification.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
  • Basic computer usage knowledge desired.
  • Ability to read tape measures, blue prints, and schematics required.
  • Knowledge of the following desired.
    • Welding
    • Mechanical

      Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path,

       the job level may be adjusted.


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.