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ALTEC INC Welder - Wathena - 31352 in St Joseph, Missouri

Why Join Altec?

Welder - Off Shift - Wathena, KS

Join an industry leader. Altec's products - Made in America - provide a comprehensive line of equipment that gives utility, telecommunications, and other essential service providers the tools to build and maintain critical infrastructure.

  • Maintain your career focus, with continued training, growth and development encouraged within Altec.
  • Comprehensive benefits including affordable medical options, dental and vision care, matching 401(k), company-paid Basic Life, wellness programs, company events, and a range of training and education online offerings for personal and professional.

Competitive Starting Wage with Shift Differential (2 nd and 3 rd shift )

  • These associates will be responsible for using hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand-soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.


Vocational Training in place of experience will be considered.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Welding knowledge through experience or vocational school training.
  • Ability to pass a preliminary weld test and ability to complete AWS D1.1 Code certification within 60 days after being placed in a welding position.


``` - Able and willing to work Off-shift - mostly 3rd shift. - Welding, cutting and/or fabrication of metal parts. - Wire feed welding, MIG or TIG welding.

The successful candidate will have a high regard for safety and enjoy working in a team environment.


  • Welds using M-I-G processes and with a torch welder.


``` - Demonstrated ability to burn using a hand torch. - Demonstrated ability to read blueprints and diagrams and determine critical dimensions and tolerances using measuring tools. - Read and comprehend blueprints, process routings, and schematics for installation of various truck and body components - large and small - onto truck chassis using torch, welder, winches, and hand tools. - Performs re-work as required. - Provide quality and timely workmanship on each work order and maintain daily time standards.


``` - Demonstrated ability to follow established safety and quality procedures. - Team concept, be flexible to move from job to job to support the schedule.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provides quality and timely workmanship on each job performed.
  • Maintains clean and orderly materials and work environment and
  • Follows all established safety, environmental and quality policies, and practices.

Our Company: Family-owned since 1929, Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment. We are the leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.

EEOC AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity