Welder I

Website Altec

Welder I Job Highlights

Title Welder I
Type Full Time (1st shift)
Experience 2 Years Check
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Duluth, MN, 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 looking for a Welder I who will perform welding and metal preparation tasks such as sanding and grinding configurations.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • Have a Welding Tech Degree/Certificate or 2+ years of applicable welding experience – may consider if Degree in process
  • Obtain AWS D.1.1 weld certification within three months of hire


  • Effectively train new/current associates
  • Fabricate, fit, and cut to meet blueprint standards
  • Follow established safety, environmental, and quality policies, procedures, and practices to include proper use and care of PPE
  • Inspect assembly/components for conformance with specifications
  • Lay out and mark dimensions and reference lines on material applying knowledge of shop math and layout techniques
  • Maintain daily time records and any additional required records/documentation
  • Maintain work area and shop tools/equipment
  • Move to other work areas to support production needs (cross-train)
  • Operate and understand all equipment within the work area (cell)
  • Perform GMAW or FCAW welding by using a variety of arc and gas welding equipment
  • Perform rework as required
  • Read and interpret schematics (blueprints) and work orders
  • Shows commitment to Altec’s core values
  • Support APS (Altec Production System) initiatives. May participate in continuous improvement events
  • Trim, file, grind, sand, deburr, buff, and smooth surfaces using hand tools and portable power tools
  • Use basic hand tools such as tape measurer and specialty equipment
  • Other job duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications

  • Vocational training
  • State certification
  • Experience in FCAW or GMAW
  • Proficient knowledge of one of the following mechanical, electrical, and manufacturing/production processes


  • Have the ability to read, write, and comprehend
  • Have basic computer usage knowledge
  • Have the ability to read tape measures, blueprints, and schematics


  • The company offers comprehensive benefits including affordable medical options, dental and vision care, matching 401(k), company-paid basic life insurance, wellness programs, company events, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation.

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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.altec.com.

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