Automation Service Technician

Date: Mar 11, 2023

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37405

Company: Lincoln Electric


Tenessee 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: 20608 



High school, GED, Vocational High School or Technical College or equivalent experience.

1 year experience as a Service Technician I or equivalent experience

Mechanical skills to include, plumbing, assembly of small and large components and shimming

Robot skills to include ABB, Fanuc, Motoman, Panasonic, Kuka, etc.. touch up and basic programming a minimum

Electrical skills to include low voltage component replacement and debug

Basic PLC knowledge and I/O to the robot a plus

Basic Faro Arm knowledge a plus

Basic Cut and Etch knowledge a plus

Basic/Intermediate Spot welding a plus


RESPONSIBILITIES (Including but not limited to the following)

Automation service technician I responsibilities and experience (TRS-129)

Communicate between tooling tech and PLC Programmers.

Set up new and refurbished cells at customer facilities.

Responsibilities for troubleshooting and maintaining plant equipment.

MIG welding knowledge

General manufacturing engineering duties, working with robotics programming

Document and organize all technical details.

Basic project management and customer control skills

Work on several projects in various stages of completion.

Robot programming basic/intermediate for touch up related to welding and material handling

Electrical installation, drawing mark ups and debug WI-43


The physical demands 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.  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 occasionally required to sit.  The employee will frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds.


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.  The employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel throughout the country including Mexico and Canada 75%

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 $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 40 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: Automation 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 


EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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