Welder - Off Shift

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 26506
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: May 9, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?


Midwest Operations 

Welder Opportunities 

There are opportunities for Welders – Off Shift (2nd and/or 3rd shift) at Altec in St. Joseph, Missouri. Pay is UP TO $24/hour with verifiable experience

Welders are responsible for using hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products. 

Required Qualifications:  

  • High School diploma or GED required. 
  • Welding knowledge through experience or vocational school training. 
  • Ability to pass a preliminary weld test and ability to complete AWS D1.1 Code certification within 60 days after being placed in a welding position. 
  • Able and willing to work Off Shift – mostly 3rd shift. 
  • Welding, cutting and/or fabrication of metal parts. 
  • Wire feed welding, MIG or TIG welding. 



  • Welds using M-I-G processes and with a torch welder 
  • Demonstrated ability to burn using a hand torch 
  • Demonstrated ability to read blueprints and diagrams and determine critical dimensions and tolerances using measuring tools 
  • Read and comprehend blueprints, process routings, and schematics for installation of various truck and body components - large and small - onto truck chassis using torch, welder, winches, hand tools. 
  • Performs re-work as required 
  • Provide quality and timely workmanship on each work order and maintain daily time standards 
  • Demonstrated ability to follow established safety and quality procedures. 
  • Team concept, be flexible to move from job to job to support the schedule 


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 

Building on 90 years of growth and success, Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world. Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is leading the industry and setting the standard of excellence. 

Join the thousands who have made Altec their career decision! 

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, 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. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled 

Veterans, please visit Altec's Veteran Career site at www.altecveteranrecruiting.com 

If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

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.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work "Safer and Smarter." Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Our Values Sustain Our Vision:

Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec's values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.
Our Values: Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.


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