Associate Designer
at Altec, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

Job Description

Why Join Altec?

There is an immediate opening for an Associate Designer at Altec Industries in Burnsville, NC

Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment. The Burnsville, NC facility is focused on the design and build of utility truck bodies.


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Drafting Certificate and two years of applicable experience OR
    • Two/Four year applicable degree required
  • SolidWorks experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently and take direction


  • Complete routine drafting work, such as creating models and drawings of structures and equipment systems derived from layouts and sketches
  • Create and update basic and routine CAD drawings
  • Perform simple part setup and maintenance in ERP system
  • Consult with engineers and/or technical experts regarding design solutions and standards
  • Follow established technical specifications to prepare models and drawings
  • All other duties as assigned

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.

Burnsville, NC is an outdoor paradise nestled in a valley surrounded by the highest peaks east of the Mississippi. Hiking, skiing, fly-fishing and whitewater kayaking are literally right outside our backdoor. Burnsville offers a relaxing pace of life where we work hard and play hard. Big city amenities are a short drive away in Asheville which boasts a thriving downtown and a renowned culinary scene.

Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Program – Retirement 401(k) Program – Paid Vacation and Holidays – Flexible Spending Accounts – Tuition Assistance – Life Insurance – Disability Insurance

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 indentity, 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.

Customer First – Enjoyment of Work – Family – Financial Stability – Integrity – People are our Greatest Strength – Quality – Spiritual Development – Teamwork

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Burnsville, NC
  • Job Type: Design
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/16/2020

About Us

Altec is the leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications and contractor markets. We provide products and services in over 100 countries throughout the world.

For over 80 years, Altec has been a company committed to excellence. Our products are the industry leaders and are consistently raising the bar through innovative product design, integrated safety features, and continued dedication to total customer satisfaction.

The history, tradition and culture of Altec are founded on our values. Our values are as follows:

  • Customer first
  • Enjoyment of work
  • Family
  • Financial stability
  • Integrity
  • People are our greatest strength
  • Quality
  • Spiritual development
  • Teamwork

Altec promotes an environment built on teamwork where knowledge is shared and innovative solutions are the result. The expertise of our Team is as critical to our success as is the effectiveness of our products and solutions. At Altec, you can personally excel and work with peers to build the industry's most innovative products and solutions.

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