Technical Support Engineer

Date: May 5, 2022

Location: Fort Collins, CO, US, 80525

Company: Lincoln Electric


Wolf Robotics, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, has had over 8,400 installations, our team of automation professionals has implemented solutions for the toughest metal working projects around. We foster an environment that encourages our group of bright, talented, and skilled employees to design and develop new products. 


Req. ID: 21132 


Lincoln Electric Automation – The Company


A Lincoln Electric Company, has been the industry leader for over 30 years in the robotic automation of welding, cutting, material removal, grinding, and press brake operations.  We have provided industry solutions to the fabricators of construction, agricultural, mining, off-road, energy, and transportation equipment.  Through the expertise of our personnel we develop numerous specialty products that increase productivity and maintain quality. The innovative designs and solutions we create are produced to meet or exceed our customer expectations.


Position Summary


This job involves providing technical support of our customers small to large custom robotic welding and cutting systems including the topics of maintenance, troubleshooting system problems, system installation, welding, cutting and grinding process development, robot programming, customer training, documentation.  Responsibilities also include providing technical support for Customer Support Engineers.  Job location will be based in Fort Collins, CO. 


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Handle incoming technical phone support calls for internal and external customers on Wolf Robotics products
  • Coordinate technical issues with appropriate resources for resolution
  • Proper communication and follow up with customers
  • Coordinate logistics and technical support for Wolf Customer Support Engineers and other Wolf personnel for service needs.
  • Repair, rebuild, and testing of product service related items


Secondary Responsibilities:


  • Customer Training
  • Manufacturing floor - technical support, system functional testing and verification
  • Facilitate coordination and documentation for repairs and rebuilds
  • Provide onsite support for occasional technical support trips for customers
  • Organizing and maintaining lab robot systems


Technical Skills Required:


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience required in industrial automation, integration, field service or robotic arc welding or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years technical experience with ABB robot platform.  Fanuc robot platform experience preferred.
  • Excellent electrical troubleshooting skills. 
  • Must have experience with GMAW. 
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical prints.
  • Ability to use common hand tools, Digital Volt Meter and diagnostic equipment. 
  • Ability to develop and document procedures. 
  • Excellent electrical troubleshooting skills. 
  • PC literate in MS Office applications. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. 


Behavioral Skills Required:


  • Strong interpersonal skills,
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic agenda
  • Resourceful with strong problem solving skills
  • Must be able to solve difficult customer problems


Job Scope:


This job involves technical phone support, training, service, and product rebuild / repair for new and existing Wolf Robotics customers. Travel requirement is approximately 10-20%


Key Measurements:


  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems
  • Ability to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and respect.
  • Must maintain and update customer project files.
  • Must seek additional opportunities for preventive maintenance, training, and field service with customers.
  • Maintain the lab and related projects to a reflect a high level of professionalism with our customers


Physical Demands and Work Environment:


The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.


  • Physical demands: Work is usually a mix of sedentary and walking.  Use of the telephone is extensive. In the office there is minimal reaching, bending and lifting in relationship to documents and stored records. When at a customer facility, there will be lifting, reaching, bending, dragging, pulling and carrying of parts and equipment.  This individual may have to walk long distances to reach the equipment within the customer’s facility.


  • Work environment: This individual may have to sit for long periods of time. The noise level is usually moderate. Traveling may be unplanned and immediate; hours may be irregular.


Wage Rate: $45,423.00 - $84,357.00


Lincoln Electric Automation Inc., (Wolf Robotics), a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., has had over 8,400 installations, our team of automation professionals has implemented solutions for the toughest metal working projects around. We foster an environment that encourages our group of bright, talented, and skilled employees to design and develop new products. We are proud to offer our full time candidates a comprehensive benefit programs which include:


  • Health Insurance with HSA and FSA options
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) with a Company Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Bonus

Participation in any of the benefit plans and programs made available to employees/candidates meeting eligibility requirements. Lincoln Electric Automation Inc., reserves the right to amend or terminate any benefit plan or program at any time in accordance with applicable law.

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 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland

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