Associate Engineering Technologist

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 26522
Job Family: Drafter - Designer
Date Posted: May 10, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

There are multiple opportunities for an Associate Engineering Technologists located in St. Joseph, MO, 30-minutes North of Kansas City.  There will two focus areas for the available positions; one in electrical and hydraulic and the other in structural design. The selected candidates will apply electrical, mechanical, and process skills and knowledge to the design, manufacture and support of Altec products.

Building on over 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.

Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Two-year applicable degree required


  • Four-year applicable degree preferred
  • Prior interaction with Altec team at a recruitment event highly preferred


  • May be responsible for processes, documentation, and systems that support Safety, Manufacturing, Design, Quality, etc.
  • Identify when Engineering support is necessary and obtain that support to ensure a quality product
  • Analyze technical requirements and coordinate across Altec departments and units to determine the most appropriate solution
  • May interact directly with Customers to define requirements, propose solutions, and provide support
  • Basic understanding of fluid power and electrical systems is preferred
  • Associate will be responsible for creating electrical and hydraulic schematics as well as bills of materials
  • Ensure production prints support the Altec Production System and deliver quality designs to production
  • Support production needs throughout the build process in or to produce a quality product
  • Provide support, utilizing other technical personnel as needed
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Communicate effectively across all areas of influence
  • Learn and apply relevant standards
  • All other duties as assigned

Customer First  -  Enjoyment of Work  -  Family- Financial Stability  -  Integrity  -  People Are Our Greatest Strength  -  Quality  -  Spiritual Development  -  Teamwork

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, 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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