Cut & Etch Technician

Date: May 6, 2022

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: 21310 



  • Remove welded sections from customer’s components using a band saw or plasma torch
  • Prep the welds for reading the penetration, root, throat, etc...
  • use a microscope take pictures of each weld using PAX-IT software
  • Create a report for each component showing if penetration, root, throat, and gap meet the customer’s specs.
  • Support in the following groups as needed: mechanical, electrical, and robotic.
  • Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed in order to support Lincoln Electric’s strategic plan.
  • High school, GED, Vocational High School or Technical College or equivalent experience.
  • 0-1 years workable experience
  • Basic understanding of power tools (band saw, grinding wheel, etc...)
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of PAX-IT software
  • Basic understanding of mechanical components (metric and standard fasteners, socket head cap screws, button head, hex head, flat head and dowel pins)
  • Understanding of WI-43.

 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.
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 is occasionally required to sit. 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.


 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.

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:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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