Maintenance Technician

Date: May 15, 2023

Location: Ladson, SC, US, 29456

Company: Lincoln Electric

The Lincoln Electric Company--Kaliburn location engineers and manufactures plasma cutting systems, plasma torches, plasma consumables and control system units for high-tech cutting applications. Building new products that constantly raise the bar in the industry is possible through a strong foundation of engineering talent such as mechanical, fluid dynamics, heat transfer and software engineers.

Req. ID: 23140 



Perform preventive maintenance and repairs on CNC equipment and systems.  Perform general building maintenance. 



  • Troubleshoot malfunctions in CNC machinery and equipment
  • Repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment, such as motors and pumps, pneumatic tools, production machines and equipment, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications 
  • Start and stop devices to test performance
  • Properly maintain all equipment; machines; services; minor plumbing; HVAC and mechanical; minor carpentry; and grounds work such as installing posts for signs and fixing bridge/gazebo repairs
  • Perform minor electrical maintenance to include, but not limited to, replacement or repair of fixtures i.e. wall switches and outlets, fluorescent bulbs and tubes, ballasts, sockets, fuses, and cords
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance on CNC machines, i.e. change a/c filters, CNC filters, LOSMAS filters, etc.
  • Contact and schedule outside vendors for repair of machines (mechanical or electrical), plumbing, air lines, and HVAC, when technical expertise is not available in-house
  • Initiate quotes and requisitions for repair and preventative maintenance parts and machines; may request purchase orders for parts and machines
  • May purchase parts for repair and maintenance of machines and/or facility
  • Maintain inventory levels for preventative maintenance items i.e. AC filters, CNC filters, light bulbs, oils, belts, coils and machine parts
  • Maintain and set-up new tools in CAP database
  • Assist EHS Coordinator to repair, maintain or test emergency lights, security and fire alarm, repair safety issues
  • Perform general duties as assigned and assist in other areas as workload requires




  • Minimum of two years’ experience maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing CNC machinery, equipment, and general building maintenance in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient operation of fork lift truck and scissor lift
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions, such as schematics, operation manuals, wiring diagrams, and manufacturer’s specifications, to complete tasks
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Strong technical and analytical troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of electrical theory
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools



  • Technical degree in electronics and/or machine technology



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration, airborne particles, and machine lubricants and chemicals used in cleaning processes.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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 qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or grasp; and reach with hands and arms. The position involves frequent lifting, pushing and pulling objects that weigh up to 50 pounds.  The employee is frequently required to grip and operate hand tools with a minimum of 50 in/lbs of force.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception and ability to adjust focus, and the ability to discern all colors on color-coded wiring circuitry. 



Lincoln Electric promotes equal employment opportunities and will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination, against any applicant or employee because of age; race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin; citizenship status; disability; veteran status; genetic information; or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation. 



Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age; race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; national origin; citizenship status; disability; veteran status; genetic information; or on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation.


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: Maintenance 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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