Assembler - Off Shift

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 26729
Job Family: Production
Date Posted: Jun 14, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?



Assembler – Off Shift 

There are opportunitiesfor Assemblers– Off Shift (2nd and/or 3rd shift) at Altec in St. Joseph, Missouri or Wathena, Kansas. Pay commensurate with verifiable experience. 

Assemblers are responsible forassemblingPedestals, Turntables, and Boom components - combined with other related assembly components - to produce world-class Altec Equipment. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED required 
  • Ability to work 2nd and/or 3rd shift 
  • Some position will require Automotive Electrical experience 
  • Mechanical assembly experience required 
  • Ability to read and understand technical documents – i.e. Engineering documents, schematics 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Vocational technical school certificate in a manufacturing field 
  • Hydraulic & Electrical (Automotive wiring) Skills 
  • Experience in the utility industry 



  • To provide quality and timely workmanship on each job performed. 
  • Reads blueprints and hydraulic diagrams. 
  • Reads and understands tape measure. 
  • Performs re-work as required. 
  • Follows all established safety & quality policies and practices. 
  • Learn and follow all work instructions and JQR’s. 
  • Prepare and fit multiple components together. 
  • Learn and operate all equipment within the department. 
  • Support APS initiatives – Lean Manufacturing 
  • Willing to move to other areas of production as needed. 


Altec offers a competitive salary (pay contingent upon experience) 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, 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. 

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/Veteran/Disabled 

Veterans, please visit Altec's Veteran Career site at 

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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