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Facilities Manager at Altec Industries, Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Burnsville, North Carolina

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.


Directs the maintenance team, programs, and process of the assigned plant to ensure timely and effective production. Ensures optimal functioning of building systems including mechanical, electrical, fire/life safety, etc.


  • Oversees contractors for facility repair and maintenance and any renovation needs.

  • Coordinates with management staff to ensure efficiency in preventative maintenance and new equipment installation.

  • Provides consistent administration of Company policies, procedures, and work practices.

  • Works closely with manufacturing supervisors

  • Tracks and reports daily activity in Safety, Quality Production

  • Executes company training, continuous improvement, and associate development initiatives

  • Facilitates team involvement in all areas of operation

  • Coordinates equipment outages and standard shut-down projects.

  • Analyzes equipment needs, ensures equipment reliability, and develops PPM programs.

  • Willingness to work outside standard business hours to resolve issues, complete projects or respond to emergency situations as needed.

  • Establish parts and materials usage procedures and programs.

  • Direct involvement with PM programs and safety systems such as LOTO

  • Heavy focus on continuous improvement and lean initiatives

  • Support and enforce facility safety systems.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED required, and A or B
    o A) Bachelor's Degree in applicable discipline and three years in a Maintenance Leadership role OR
    o B) Eight years equivalent work experience in which five have been in a Leadership Role

  • Experience in heavy manufacturing maintenance to include mechanical/electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic troubleshooting skills

  • Experience with equipment and electronics such as motors, drives, air compressors, chillers, grinders, water pumps, electrical, pneumatics, and hydraulics

  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • Current Valid Driver's License

  • Must be willing to travel as needed.

  • Must employ experience and good judgment in project and time management

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the facilities, environmental and safety arena.

  • Willingness to work weekends and holidays as needed.

  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships


  • Conduct performance reviews

  • Assist in the development and ongoing management of capital projects and their budgets


  • Demonstrated record of responsibility

  • Extremely detail oriented

  • Customer service oriented

  • Analyze effectiveness of environmental and safety systems and procedures

  • Compile statistical data

  • Motivated, goal oriented and persistent

  • Maintain Company confidentiality

  • Must handle stress and deadlines well

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Initiatives

  • Travel up to 35%

    Responsibility for Safety:

  • Safety In everything we do

    Responsibility to Prevent Errors:

  • Ensures appropriate reviews have been performed as needed for high quality

    Mental Alertness:

  • Continuous attention to all job functions ensuring quality products

    Communication with Others:

  • Requires outside and inside contacts to carry out company policy and programs. Improper handling will have considerable effect on operational results. Must often deal with matters requiring explanation, persuasion and obtaining of approvals


    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

    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.

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