Co-Op Engineer
at Altec, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you’re considering a career with Altec, Inc., there’s never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That’s why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that’s why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:


Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

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 in more than 120 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work “Safer and Smarter.” Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Our Values Sustain Our Vision:

Altec continues to pursue a singular vision: To be recognized by customers as the preferred supplier of products, services and solutions in all markets we serve. Our values sustain that vision, our goals build upon it and our associates help to achieve it. Altec’s values are the cornerstone of our corporate culture and every Altec associate is considered an integral part of Team Altec.
Our Values (in alphabetical order): Customer First, Enjoyment of Work, Family, Financial Stability, Integrity, People Are Our Greatest Strength, Quality, Spiritual Development, Teamwork.

Responsibilities

Altec Industries is seeking Co-Op Engineers for design and manufacturing roles at our Edina, MN location. 

Purpose of position:

Using standard operating procedures, established engineering processes and basic calculations, successfully complete in an efficient and timely manner routine engineering assignments that may include research, testing, design and development. 

Tasks may include but are not limited to:

Develop detailed work instructions, fixture design, completing time studies, and provide overall support of the manufacturing process.

Develop the ability and demonstrate the initiative to complete tasks in a manner requiring less direct and immediate supervision than would be required in the initial phases of the Associate Engineer’s employment.

Apply engineering procedures and calculations to develop solutions to problems requiring  some minor level of innovation. 

Gather and evaluate engineering data in order to apply knowledge to relevant assignments with technical guidance from more senior engineers

Interact in an effective and appropriate manner with other Altec personnel and customer representatives, as appropriate, in order to complete projects and assignments. 

Develop the skills necessary to become an Engineer.

Basic Qualifications

 Student must be able to provide documentation stating that they are enrolled full-time in the College or University and in good standing
 Must be at least 18 years of age.
 Must have completed a minimum of 24 hours of coursework, or have earned sophomore class standing
 Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
 

EEO Statement

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 identity, 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.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Edina, MN
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/14/2019

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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