Maintenance Technician - 3rd Shift

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.



  • Advanced troubleshooting of critical equipment upon failure
  • Perform preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance and analysis

  • Interpret diagrams (hydraulic/electrical schematics), operation manuals, and pneumatic systems

  • Optimize production methods and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)

  • Implement process modifications that will enhance production efficiency and reduce costs

  • Develop routine maintenance procedures to ensure optimal machine uptime/availability

  • Installation of new circuits, running conduit, installing wiring and starting up new equipment

  • Must be able to work at heights above 10 feet

  • General facilities maintenance

  • Support RCI events

  • Some travel required (approximately 5%)

  • Must be available to work Thursday - Sunday, 2nd shift hours.  On-call availability will be needed periodically.


    The job level is able to be adjusted at time of hire, if the candidate meets the qualifications for jobs of a more experienced level in the career path.


  • High School Diploma/GED required.

  • Associates Degree, or higher degree, in Industrial Maintenance or related technical degree required.
  • Training in the manufacture and repair of products consisting of hydraulics and electrical components
  • General mechanical knowledge and knowledge of hydraulics, electronics and welding.

  • Internal Candidates will be an Associate in good standing.


  • Lifting, pulling, pushing or extending above the head items weighing 40-75 pounds

  • Lifting, bending and turning at the waist simultaneously

  • Standing, stooping or walking three (3) to five (5) hours at a time

  • Climbing in overhead structures, working beneath machines and in close quarters.

  • Operating mechanical equipment

  • Use of hand and power tools

  • Reading blueprints and schematics

  • Reading tape measurements

  • Exposure to extreme temperatures

  • Exposure to chemicals (i.e. acetone or other solvents, gasoline, hydraulic oil, lubricants, multi-purpose cleaners, etc)

  • Wearing of and caring for personal protective equipment (steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, goggles, face shield, hearing protection, respirator, harness, other protective clothing, etc.)


    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.