Final Assembly Mechanic/Welder C

Website Altec

Final Assembly Mechanic/Welder C Job Highlights

Title Final Assembly Mechanic/Welder III
Type Full Time (1st shift)
Experience 6 Months
Function Management/Production
Location Creedmoor, NC, 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 hiring a Final Assembly Mechanic/Welder C to join its team.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • Must hold Altec Weld Certification or have worked in an assembly area for 6 months and can become weld certified within 30 days of receiving the job.


  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind, or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Cross-train in other areas of final assembly such as Electrical and Hydraulic assembly.
  • Detect faulty operation of equipment or defective materials, and notify supervisors.
  • Examine work pieces for defects, and measure work pieces to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Follow all safety regulations for the individual as well as other employees, including keeping the work area clean and in orderly condition as well as wearing all appropriate safety attire for the job that is being performed.
  • Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly.
  • Monitor the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material.
  • Operate manual welding equipment to fuse steel segments, using the MIG welding process.
  • Periodically participate in Rapid Continuous Improvement events as needed in the associate’s designated area of work and support the cost reduction team to efficiently cut company costs.
  • Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade.
  • Remove the air tanks from the outside of the truck to the inside.
  • Re-wire batteries as necessary if moved to a different location on the truck.
  • Use a plasma cutter to cut steel materials to specifications.
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Perform all duties assigned by the supervisor.


  • Mathematical skills (dimensions), ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics, Mig welding ability, mechanical knowledge.



  • Grinders, bolt machinery, overhead cranes, welding torches, cutting torches.


  • Hand tools, square level, impact gun, measuring tape, power tools, straightedges, rulers.

Work Environment

  • Work in an environment that is not environmentally controlled, including very hot conditions in the summer months and little heat in the winter.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including earplugs, safety glasses or goggles, steel toe boots/shoes, welding helmet, welding gloves, and welding shields.


  • 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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