Controls Developer
at Altec, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/18/2019

Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec is looking for Controls Developer graduating in Fall 2019 or Spring 2020 to join the team! As a Controls Developer, you will design, build, and test customer-specific electrical systems, and design using simulation and model-based design. 

Customer First Enjoyment of Work Family Financial Stability Integrity People Are Our Greatest Strength Quality Spiritual Development Teamwork


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline required
    • Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical with controls concentration, or Agricultural Engineering with control systems preferred
  • EIT registration or ability to obtain registration is required for engineering degrees
  • Experience with model-based design using Matlab/Simulink
  • Experience with CAN communication is preferred
  • Current valid Driver's License
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time, potentially on short notice, which may include flying
  • Prior interaction with Altec team at a recruitment event highly preferred

Potential Responsibilities

  • Participate on design teams to develop and test control software for Altec products
  • Review electrical component specification and application for compatibility
  • Review and create control system electrical schematics
  • Evaluate and test chassis interface with supplier components
  • Work with remote team members to maintain product architecture
  • Utilize data loggers to troubleshoot equipment and evaluate new designs
  • Embedded system design and component selection
  • Become part of Altec’s team-oriented design, manufacture, and customer service/support efforts
  • Communicate with customers on issues of technical specifications, product design and operation
  • Provide technical support to sales associates
  • Support Operations, Sales, and Service
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Initiatives

 Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
  • Retirement 401(k) Program
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment 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, 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

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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