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Independent Contractor - Repair Technician

Date: Feb 15, 2019

Location: Nashville, TN, US, 37228

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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:  To support our customers’ machine service needs through skilled technical analysis, expeditious repair of equipment, and accurate documentation of the service event.



  • Receive, stage and document incoming equipment
  • Disassemble and pressure wash equipment
  • Reassemble, troubleshoot and repair equipment
  • Obtain prints, specifications, and replacement parts required for equipment repairs
  • Set up and apply electrical and robotic welding test equipment and fixtures
  • Interpret test results and perform appropriate repairs
  • Document labor performed and parts used
  • Repackage equipment for return shipment
  • Be responsible for final repair product quality
  • Cross train to perform equipment repairs on other product lines



  • High school education or equivalent experience, post graduate or equivalent technical studies a plus
  • Experience in industrial electrical and mechanical equipment repair
  • Experience working safely with and around industrial three-phase electrical systems
  • Ability to read and understand troubleshooting guides, wiring diagrams, and assembly prints
  • Knowledge of electrical test equipment operation (ground and functional)
  • Some welding knowledge, GMAW in particular, a plus
  • Proficient in operation of computers
  • Knowledge of, and adherence to, safety rules and procedures
  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Organizational skills including accurate record keeping and technical reporting
  • Excellent quality and attendance records

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: Customer Experience 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Nashville

Job Segment: Repair, Consulting, Technician, Welding, Electrical, Manufacturing, Technology, Service, Engineering

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