18 days old

Welder, 3rd Shift

Altec, Inc.
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
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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.


Perform welding and metal preparation tasks such as sanding and grinding configurations.


Perform Mig welding by using a variety of arc and gas welding equipment.
Read and interpret schematics (blueprints).
Read and interpret work orders.
Use basic hand tools such as tape measurer and specialty equipment.
Follow established safety and quality policies, procedures, and practices.
Learn and operate all equipment within the work area (cell).
Perform rework as required.
Support APS (Altec Production System) initiatives. May participate in RCI events.
Willing to move to other work areas in order to support production needs. (Cross-train).
Maintain daily time records.
Willingness and ability to train new/current associates.
Maintain and complete any necessary documentation or paperwork.

The work may involve one or more of the following job requirements:

Lifting, pushing, pulling or extending above the head, items weighing 50 pounds.

Lifting, bending and turning at the waist simultaneously.

Standing, stooping or walking three to five hours at a time.

Operating mechanical equipment.

Using manual/pneumatic-impact tools.

Reading blueprints or schematics.

Reading tape measurements.

Exposure to temperature extremes.

Exposure to paint and paint-related work items (i.e. acetone or other solvents).

Wearing personal protective equipment (steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, goggles, face shields, hearing protection

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution is required.
Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
Basic computer usage knowledge.
Ability to read tape measures, blue prints, and schematics required.
Previous experience in welding desired.

Ability to obtain AWS weld certification in 3G and 4G required.


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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