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Painter - 1st or 2nd Shift

Altec, Inc.
Duluth, MN 55802
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Why Join Altec?

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.

Take a virtual tour of Altec! https://youtu.be/I0-pW_Sb6gI


Set up, operate and tend machines in order to coat/paint components, trucks and bodies.

Use and conduct proper care of PPE
Operate the painting system
Change solvent and paint drums
Fill hardener and paint drums
Check paint viscosity during shift and adjust as necessary
Perform paint booth housekeeping and filter maintenance
Perform quality checks
Maintain proper care of guns for minimum painting downtime
Spray paint truck bodies and components using handheld spray gun
Ensure proper surface preparation prior to painting
Apply paint to obtain consistent dry film thickness
Ensure paint application meets the paint standard
Load and unload parts/components to be painted
Utilizes proper safety techniques with paint system applications
Follow established safety, environmental and quality policies, procedures and practices
Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment
Maintain daily time records
Other job duties as assigned.

Group Leader Duties Include:
oTrain associates
oAssigns work
oAssists in maintaining the operation of the line via:
oInspects each job before passing to the down line customer.
oFill in for absent associates, as needed.
oCommunicate with design engineers on quality or fit and function issues as they arise.

High School Diploma/GED required.
Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
Basic computer usage knowledge required.
Proficiency in spraying with paint guns required, electrostatic preferred.
Knowledge of automotive painting preferred.
Vocational Training in lieu of experience will be considered.


Varies at each location, but could be extreme hot or cold, depending upon weather conditions.
Job tasks may be inside or outside.
Electrical hazards, elevated surfaces, moving objects, chemical or dust, mechanical hazards, vibrations and noise
Work will be performed in an enclosed booth/room.
Weld smoke and fumes may exist

Basic Hand Tools (wrenches, sockets, hammers, pliers, etc.)
Inspection tools
Knife / Razors
Manual/pneumatic impact tools
Overhead crane
Pressure Gauges
Spray Gun
Tape Measurers
Varies by location and/or job

Aerosol Sprays
Hydraulic oil
Multi-Purpose Cleaners
Paint Hardener
Paint Sealer
To be disposed of hazardous waste
Varies by location and/or job

Harnesses as required
Safety Glasses / Goggles / Face Shields
Steel Toe Boots(Metatarsals may be required)
Respirator and full body suit
Protective Clothing

Keep a clean work area (5S)
Assist co-workers as needed
Participate in RCI events
May be required to operate vehicles
Knowledge of Altec programs and/or systems
Shift work may be required.
Perform all other duties as required / assigned.


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

EEO Statement

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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Posted: 2021-11-12 Expires: 2021-12-11
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