Designer - Product Engineering
at Altec, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Help develop the next generation of products for a company that is a leader in the electric-utility and tree-care equipment industries.  Join a small, focused, and empowered engineering team where you can have an immediate impact.  And do it at the Creedmoor facility, which offers a special blend of urban and rural lifestyles and is only about 15 miles from North Carolina’s “Triangle Area” of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill as well as the prominent high-tech Research Triangle Park.

Take a Career Step Forward!

  • Work in a focus facility that designs, tests, manufactures, assembles, and sells its own products.
  • Hands-on approach is encouraged: work with a team to build prototypes and evaluate your original designs.
  • Altec Inc. is a company with a history of continuous growth and a team focused culture which strongly embraces continuous improvement.  It is a financially stable company that makes intelligent and strategic investments in its future. 
  • Advancement opportunities exist, with relocation potential around the country.

Altec’s Values (in alphabetical order):

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

Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Drafting Certificate OR two years of drafting experience OR two- / four-year applicable degree
  • 3D CAD Preferred (for Mechanical Drafters)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently and take direction

Major Responsibilities

  • 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; performs simple part setup and maintenance in ERP system
  • Consult with engineers and/or technical experts regarding design solutions and design standards
  • Follow established technical specifications to prepare models and drawings
  • All other duties as assigned

Creedmoor offers a special blend of urban and rural lifestyles and is only about 15 miles from North Carolina’s “Triangle Area” of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill as well as the prominent high-tech Research Triangle Park. The Triangle area of North Carolina is consistently voted one of the best places to live in America based on many compelling features such as:

  • Moderate cost of living with affordable real estate
  • Widely available high ranking schools including public, charter, magnet, and private
  • Nearby world renowned universities including Duke, NCSU, and UNC
  • Outdoor activities including hiking, hunting, fishing, golfing, mountain biking, kayaking, etc.
  • The Capital Area Greenway system with over 100 miles of trails you’re invited to explore
  • Mild climate allowing residents to enjoy four distinct seasons
  • A vibrant cultural landscape featuring local artist galleries, museums, performing arts, and festivals
  • Numerous entertainment options including collegiate and professional sporting events as well as stellar live music performance at unique indoor and outdoor venues
  • An eclectic and award winning micro brewing and restaurant scene
  • Close proximity to gorgeous beaches as well as breathtaking mountains
  • Southern hospitality and charm

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, 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: Creedmoor, NC
  • Job Type: Design
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/8/2020

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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