Assembler (Paint/Prep)

Website Altec

Assembler (Paint/Prep) Job Highlights

Title Assembler (Paint/Prep)
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Indianapolis, IN, United States
Company Altec

Company Profile

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.

Job Profile

The company is seeking an Assembler (Paint/Prep) who will prepare, assemble, and install vehicle components to the required specifications.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED (required)

Work Experience


  • Follow established safety, environmental, and quality policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Install unit vehicle components and accessories.
  • Learn and operate all equipment within the work area (cell).
  • Maintain daily time records and document all standard work.
  • Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment.
  • Perform rework as required.
  • Read and interpret schematics (blueprints).
  • Read and interpret work orders.
  • Remove all loose materials and disassemble non-painted components.
  • Rotate responsibilities as needed.
  • Support APS (Altec Production System) initiatives. May participate in RCI events.
  • Tape/mask all cylinders on the aerial unit to avoid painting.
  • Use and conduct proper care of PPE.
  • Use basic hand tools such as tape measurer and specialty equipment.
  • Weld components as needed. (non-structural)
  • Willing to be Sentry trained.
  • Willing to move to other work areas in order to support production needs. (Cross-train)
  • Other job duties as assigned.


  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend required.
  • Basic computer usage knowledge is desired.
  • Ability to read tape measures, blueprints, technical drawings, and schematics required.
  • General knowledge of at least one of the following required mechanical, hydraulics, electrical, and manufacturing/production processes.

Other Position Specifications

  • Assist co-workers as needed
  • Keep a clean work area (5S)
  • May be required to learn Altec programs or systems
  • May participate in RCI events
  • Shift work may be required


  • Additional Wellness Programs and Rewards Available
  • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Program
  • Parental Leave
  • Retirement 401(k) Traditional or Roth Program Options with Company Match
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Leave
  • Supplemental Insurance including Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness, and Accident Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Vacation and Holidays

Employer’s Statement

Altec Industries and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers. They 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.

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