Robot Technician

Date: Jan 7, 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: 20606 




  • Advance MIG and spot welding capabilities. (Aluminum, copper, stainless, and heavy welding etc.)
  • Advance understanding in material handling on at least 2 major robot groups. (Motoman, ABB, and Fanuc.)
  • Capable using 2D and 3D vision, seam tracking, touch sensing, part tracking, palletizing and coordinated motion.  (IRvision, Cognex,  Palletizing software, and TAST Commands)
  • Capable of using servo float commands, job shifting, and offset programming
  • Capable of setting up and testing Safety Functions. (DCS safety zones, RT, and FSU boards)
  • Capable of supervising a crew over multiple jobs in different locations.
  • Programming robots with Fixed mounted TCP used in de-burring and sanding processes.
  • Capable of offline programming using (CIM Station, Fanuc Weld Pro, MotoSim, and Robot Studio verified by the Manufacturing Manager.)
  • Capable programming Laser systems and adding new styles to robot laser systems and fixed mounted Trump lasers.
  • Intermediate electrical trouble shooting for cells and tooling.
  • Resource contacts from Fanuc, Motoman, ABB, Lincoln, Miller, Fronius, SKS and Panasonic service group and capabilities to follow troubleshooting procedures and protocol to fix issues abroad.
  • Detailed Project Management capabilities with customers and TR Management.
  •  Customer service contact for Tennessee Rand and Lincoln Electric for robotic and welding questions.
  • Intermediate knowledge of PLC programming capable of making small changes in the field on phone with controls department. (Upload/download programs, Adjust safety scanners, and make approved changes to safety PLC.)
  • Robot Technician I, Robot Technician II, Robot Technician III, Robot Technician IV, and Robot Technician V prerequisite you are considered to advance to Integration Project Lead.
  • Willing to travel 40% of the time to customer sites.
  • Maintain a skills inventory score indicative of a level III or higher technician



  • High school, GED, Vocational High School or Technical College or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years workable experience as a Robot Technician 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of 3 of 4 major robot welder combinations. (Motoman, Fanuc, ABB, and Panasonic robots. Lincoln, Miller, Fronius, and SKS welders.)


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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee will occasionally 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: Automation 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 


EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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