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Field Equipment Mechanic - Military Veterans

at Altec

Altec is a veteran-centric employer dedicated to helping veterans transfer their military skills into a career they can grow in!

About the position:

Being a field mechanic is unique among service jobs: there is travel to customer sites, a flexible schedule, responsibility for a company vehicle, the need for significant customer interaction, the ability to take ownership of administrative tasks, as well as having the skill set to perform the technical work. If this is for you, Altec gives the training, tools, and support so necessary for success.

This position involves troubleshooting, diagnostics, major component change-outs, and preventive maintenance of truck-mounted hydraulic utility equipment. Altec’s primary products include Aerial Devices, Digger Derricks, Cranes, and Specialty Equipment. 

Benefits of working as an Altec Technician:

  • State-of-the-art late-model service truck w/ extended cab, built-in wi-fi and hands free, truck-mounted remote crane w/ outriggers, hydraulic drive air compressor, enclosed bed, body mounted toolboxes
  • Work directly for the manufacturer with ongoing factory training and world-class technical and engineering support
  • Company-provided specialty, calibrated, battery-powered, and large tools
  • Base from home with flexible scheduling and overnight travel as required; overtime is available to support customer
  • Work directly for the manufacturer with ongoing factory training and world-class technical and engineering support
  • Comprehensive benefits including 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 
  • Competitive pay which rewards performance

Preferred: 

  • Previous equipment service technician experience
  • Previous field/mobile service experience
  • Education related to mechanics, electronics, electrical, or hydraulic systems
  • Experience with hydraulic utility equipment such as aerial devices, digger derricks, chippers, cranes; or construction, mining, farm equipment such as excavators, skid steers, dozers or tractors; or military heavy equipment such as the MRAP vehicle, HMEE, or tanks; aircraft and aerospace or ground support equipment (AGE/GSE)

U.S. Military Veterans and Spouses are Encouraged to Apply as many MOS codes relate to equipment field mechanic

Required:

  • High School Diploma, state-approved High School Equivalency, or GED
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills
  • Physical effort to move objects and tools that may weigh up to 75 pounds; frequent stooping, bending, squatting, and kneeling 
  • A high level of dexterity 
  • Ability to drive motor vehicles
  • Ability to provide tools per the Altec tool policy as needed
  • Ability to develop basic computer skills with Microsoft office
  • Travel is required including overnight with the need to adapt to flexible schedules
  • Ability to support customer by working overtime

*Apply today! An Altec recruiter is waiting to speak with you!

USA

Contact Information
Miryah Lail
Altec

Altec is more than just another company. We’re a team that believes in family and the value of hard work, and we pride ourselves on helping associates build lasting careers. Altec is a custom manufacturer and our associates are challenged every day to build new solutions to make our customers' jobs easier, whether that’s keeping the lights on, trimming trees or lifting building materials to new heights.

Altec is a leading provider of products and services to the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets. We deliver products and services in more than 100 countries throughout the world. 

The history, tradition and culture of Altec are founded on our values:

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

The typical Altec team member is hands-on, driven, high energy and creative, much like our U.S. Military and their families. That's why we have made it our mission to bring more veterans and military spouses onto our team!

Apply today! We value your background and understand your resume. Let us help you transfer those skills to a civilian career you can be proud of and grow in.

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