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Robot Technician

Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37405

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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.

Purpose:  This position is responsible to install, service and maintain robotic systems.


Job Description

  • Completes a cell from scratch using a Fanuc and Motoman with Lincoln welders and 1 other robot and 2 other different welders. (ABB, Panasonic or other robots using Fronius, Miller, OTC, SKS or others.)
  • Sets up communication to PLC.
  • Illustrates and does setup for I.O. for cell function.
  • Makes ladder changes on a Motoman robot.
  • Sets up interference zones on 3 robot types.
  • Sets up HOF and all variable changes to a Fanuc robot.
  • Teaches and runs robots using single pendant and multiple arms. (PSTART commands on Motoman etc.).
  • Sets up interference zones with PLC on multiple arms using single pendant per arm. (Handshake commands using I.O.)
  • Sets up and changes spot weld guns and parameters. (Medar, Obara, and TC guns)
  • Runs job tasks for domestic and international customers.
  • Sets up and changes spot weld guns and parameters. (Medar, Obara, and TC guns)
  • Sets up coordinated motion on Fanuc and Motoman.
  • Trains level 2 and 3 Technicians efficiently and accurately.
  • Willing to travel 40% of the time to customer sites.



Basic Requirements

  • High school, GED, Vocational High School or Technical College or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years workable experience as a Robot Technician 
  • Complete understanding of weld process, torch angle, and weld characteristics. (Lincoln welders, Motoman, and Fanuc robots.)
  • Overall understanding of tooling and shimming and to be able to communicate to engineering department for tooling changes if needed.
  • Understands Spot welding characteristics
  • RIA (expert certified.)
  • Understands Spot welding characteristics


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.

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: Manufacturing 
Section:  Tennessee Rand, Inc. (US77) 



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