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Electrical Technologist

Date: Jun 9, 2018

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.


PURPOSE:   An Electrical Technologist in the Plant Engineering department implements capital projects and provides engineering support for the Machine and Consumable divisions of the Cleveland Operations.  Electrical Technologists ensure the equipment on the production floor meets the corporate objective for safety, health, productivity, quality and continual improvement. 



  • Work in a hands-on environment as part of a team to implement projects for the Cleveland Operations production facilities.
  • Work on engineering solutions to improve equipment reliability and safety and lower operation and maintenance costs.
  • Interface with all Engineering, Manufacturing, and Maintenance departments to ensure accuracy of project requirements.
  • Ensure all safety, health, environmental, and compliance aspects for projects meet the appropriate regulation.
  • Handle medium to large sized capital projects and production support projects with minimal supervision
  • Typical assignments may include, but are not limited to:
    • Implementing the hardware design, software development, design documentation, networking, data acquisition, installation, debug, and support of the electrical projects.
    • Provide assistance troubleshooting electrical circuits with Maintenance.
    • Work with Maintenance and Production to address obsolete components and equipment.
    • Supply capital cost estimates and project timelines for completion of electrical work.
    • Review capital equipment quotations to ensure equipment meets electrical specifications.
    • Coordinate the internal and external electrical project resources during construction projects.
    • Research, recommendation, and implementation of new components and technologies.
    • Additional assignments as assigned by the supervisor.



  • Four year technology degree in an engineering field or a two year associate degree with a minimum of five years of experience in an engineering field.
  • Strong desire to take ownership and drive results.
  • Work independently on a variety of assignments and manage changing priorities.
  • Must have good judgment, be self-motivated and be safety conscious.
  • Ability to perform hands on work and work effectively on the shop floor equipment and processes.
  • Ability to communicate and work with all levels of the organization.
  • Working knowledge of technical codes.  NEC 70, NEC 70E, and NFPA 79 a plus.
  • Experience with industrial components including PLCs, HMIs, and VFDs.
  • Experience with programming software including LabVIEW and Studio 5000.
  • Experience with CAD software.  AutoCAD Electrical is preferred.
  • Ability to occasionally work off shifts and between facilities in Northeastern Ohio.


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: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Engineering 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Electrical, Engineer, Welding, CAD, Drafting, Engineering, Manufacturing

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