Senior Service Technician--Greater Houston area

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Ladson, SC, US, 29456

Company: Lincoln Electric

The Lincoln Electric Conpany--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: 22913 


Currently seeking a US-based Service Technician with a strong background in mechanical and electrical knowledge paired with troubleshooting skills who will join a North American Service Team located in Hamilton, ON, Canada.  The Service Technician will have industrial-related education with strong communication and customer service skills, capable of delivering and maintaining high customer satisfaction while building strong personal relationships. 




  • Install aftermarket parts/products; test to ensure they are functioning to standard
  • Educate customers on maintaining/following a preventative maintenance schedule
  • Perform maintenance functions per customer request and service work orders
  • Diagnose customer problems and identify repair solutions
  • Prepare quotes and sales orders for spare parts and consumables
  • Complete detailed reports and service tickets documenting work that has been performed
  • Communicate to customer all service-related work and proactive recommendations to increase up-time
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers
  • Travel domestically and internationally for onsite training and installation of new equipment
  • Perform general duties as assigned and assist in other areas as workload requires




  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Service Technician
  • Strong mechanical skills to include conveyor repairs, levelling and replacement of wear items (bearings, chains, sprockets, etc.)
  • Strong electrical skills to include troubleshooting low voltage, electrical panels and 480V
  • Strong pneumatic skills
  • Must be able to read mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Familiar with ABB and Fanuc Robotic Systems
  • Ability to use basic hand and power tools, multi-meter, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours around a changing schedule
  • Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and diagnostic skills
  • Ability to work independently without much supervision
  • Commitment to travel 75% of the year throughout North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico); 90% of travel is in the US
  • Current and valid US driver's license with a clean driving record and reliable transportation




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 on cement floors; use hands to finger, handle, or grasp; and reach with hands and arms. The position requires occasional lifting, pushing and pulling objects that weigh up to 60 pounds.  The employee is frequently required to grip and operate hand tools with a minimum of 50 in/lbs of force.  The employee is frequently required to see fine components and possess manual dexterity to properly place and solder these components.




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 race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.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: Customer Experience 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

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

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