3rd Shift Maintenance Technician at Altec Industries, Inc.

IT/Software Development
Altec Industries, Inc.
Burnsville, NC

Why Join Altec?

There is an immediate opportunity for a Maintenance Technician at the Burnsville, NC Operations of Altec Industries


Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment.  We are the leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, lights and signs, and contractor markets, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world. 



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 5 years Industrial Electrical/Electronic maintenance experience or
    • Two or Four Year Degree in Electronics Engineering, Industrial Maintenance or similar field required.
  • CNC equipment operation and troubleshooting experience preferred
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of PLC’s and motor controls preferred
  • Advance electrical knowledge in industrial environment, including 480 volt 3 phase and mulit-meter usage preferred



Major Responsibilities:

  • Advanced troubleshooting of critical equipment failure
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Moving and setting up of new equipment
  • Advanced wiring of equipment and electrical drops within a high voltage area
  • General facility maintenance
  • Welding, cutting, brazing and soldering as needed
  • Operation of milling machines, drill presses and lathes as needed
  • Interpret hydraulic/electrical schematics, pneumatic systems  and operation manuals
  • Support RCI events
  • Follow established safety and quality policies, procedures and practices



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.


Competitive pay with outstanding benefits


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.


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.


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