2nd or 3rd Shift Automotive Painter ( Several Positions Available )

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 24090
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Jul 27, 2021

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.

Automotive Painter

 

Come join the industry leader in hydraulic utility equipment!  Our Painters will set up, operate and tend machines to coat or paint components, trucks and/or bodies.  Altec is currently experiencing record growth and is committed to hiring candidates who will continue that record of success.

 

OUR VALUES:

 

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

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Change solvent and paint drums
  • Fills hardener and paint drums
  • Check paint viscosity during shift and adjust as necessary
  • Perform paint booth housekeeping and filter maintenance
  • Perform quality checks
  • Maintain proper care of guns for minimum painting downtime
  • Spray paint truck bodies and components using handheld spray gun
  • Ensure proper surface preparation prior to painting
  • Apply paint to obtain consistent dry film thickness
  • Ensure paint application meets the paint standard
  • Load and unload parts/components to be painted
  • Utilizes proper safety techniques with paint system applications
  • Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practices
  • Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment
  • Maintain daily time records
  • Other job duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
  • Basic computer usage knowledge required.
  • Proficiency in spraying with paint guns required, electrostatic preferred.
  • Knowledge of automotive painting preferred.
  • Vocational Training in lieu of experience will be considered.

 

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.

 

 OUR BENEFITS:

Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

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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