INTERN - Technical Writer

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 24253
Job Family: Intern
Date Posted: Jul 20, 2021


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

The Altec Service Group has a paid internship opportunity in St. Joseph, MO. The ideal candidate will be available for 20 – 30 hours/week during normal business hours throughout the year (flexible around class schedule) and available on a full-time or part-time basis during semester breaks.

Altec is a manufacturing company, Made in America. Altec associates are empowered to build products that make a difference to our customers, communities, and industry. We are building on 90+ years of knowledge, experience, and relationships, working to add value to the electric utility, telecom, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets. Altec products and services can be found across the U.S. and in over 100 countries around the world. Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment. We are the leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.

The Technical Writer position within the Altec Service Group is responsible for the development and editing of information for technical publications, including but not limited to internal Service work instructions, operational manuals, and other documentation as needed.


  • Pursuing bachelor’s degree, entering 3rd or 4th year.
  • Preference is for Business, Technical Writing, English, or a technical degree

You must have a passion for learning, taking on new challenges, and helping to keep customers informed.

  • Exceptionally strong English communication and writing skills required
  • Exceptional attention to detail required
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to manage time, meet deadlines, and set priorities with minimal direction
  • Flexible with the ability to switch activities and refocus nimbly.

Value-Driven: 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.