Equipment Mechanic - Shop

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 25101
Job Family: Maintenance and Mobile Service
Date Posted: Oct 29, 2021

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Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Truck-Mounted Hydraulic Utility Equipment – Shop Mechanic

A normal day for an Altec Service Center Technician / Equipment Mechanic could include on-site troubleshooting, diagnostics, major component change-outs, and preventive maintenance of truck-mounted hydraulic utility equipment. Altec’s primary products include Aerial Devices, Digger Derricks, Cranes, and Specialty Equipment.

Benefits of working as an Altec Technician:

  • Competitive pay which rewards performance
  • Company-provided specialty, calibrated, battery-powered, and large tools
  • Work directly for the manufacturer with ongoing factory training and world-class technical and engineering support
  • Potential to work overtime to support the customer
  • 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

Preferred:

  • Previous equipment mechanic experience
  • Education related to mechanics, electronics, electrical or hydraulic systems
  • Experience with, for example, truck-mounted hydraulic utility equipment such as aerial devices, digger derricks, chippers, cranes; construction, mining, farm equipment such as excavators, skid steers, dozers or tractors; military heavy equipment such as the MRAP vehicle, HMEE, or tanks; aircraft and aerospace or ground support equipment (AGE/GSE)

U.S. Military Veterans and Spouses are Encouraged to Apply as many MOS codes relate to equipment mechanic

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. Safety is a primary responsibility in everything we do as is support of the Altec Company Values.

We are there from the engineered design, through manufacturing and final assembly, technical sales support and solution-driven direct sales, with forward-thinking marketing and R&D. Our dedicated customer service delivers on Altec’s commitment to be there for the life of the equipment with troubleshooting and repair, parts, and product support.

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

Required:

  • High School Diploma, state-approved High School Equivalency, or GED
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills
  • Physical effort to move objects and tools that may weigh up to 75 pounds; frequent stooping, bending, squatting, and kneeling 
  • A high level of dexterity 
  • Ability to provide tools per the Altec tool policy as needed
  • Ability to develop basic computer skills with Microsoft office
  • Ability to support customer by working overtime

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.

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