Assembly Technician

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37405

Company: Lincoln Electric


Tennessee Rand, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is a full service automation integrator. We provide engineering, machining, and integrated robotic systems with core competencies in advanced welding system design, high-quality weld fixtures, robotic integration, process automation, and ongoing service and support.

Req. ID: 23650 


Position Summary: Entry level assembly of mechanical components in tooling.


Role qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED, vocational/technical school or equivalent work experience


Position responsibilities:

  • Basic understanding of blueprint/assembly print reading.
  • Understands all thread pitches for both metric/standard bolts & the corresponding tap sizes
  • Understands all dowel diameters & corresponding reamer sizes
  • Taps & Reams properly
  • Understands the different Loctite & their applications.
  • Inventories all components in sub boxes
  • Inspect components to the part print when an error occurs
  • Properly assembles sub components to the assembly print
  • Torques all bolts properly with Loctite & serrated lock washers installed
  • Properly fill out missing parts tag including due date for the part
  • Check for missing part on due date
  • Properly fill out non-conformance sheet for modifications done in assembly
  • Properly assemble cars & rails using company procedure
  • Locate CAD drawings for the assembly process
  • Installs the correct type & size plumbing fittings per job
  • Proper installation of Helicoil & thread inserts


Essential skills and experience:

  • Basic measurement skills
  • Basic hand/power tool knowledge
  • Basic mechanical ability


Nonessential skills and preferred experience:


Reporting to this position:  N/A


Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S)

  • Understand the Company’s EHS Policy and how it relates to this job.
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as the Company’s Plant Rules and Regulations that pertain to this job.
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EHS procedures.
  • Immediately notify the Supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly, or if there are any questions regarding EHS procedures.
  • Attend required EHS training



Physical demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is required frequently to work from ladders and scaffolds. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


  • Work environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and high voltages. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!


Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing 
Section:  Lincoln Electric Automation, Inc (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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