Engineering Technician

Date: May 2, 2022

Location: Reno, NV, US, 89521

Company: Lincoln Electric


Lincoln Electric Cutting Systems, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, is the manufacturing headquarters for both Torchmate® and Vernon Tool® branded product lines. We manufacture CNC plasma cutting machines for two distinct markets: pipe profiling (Vernon Tool), and plate cutting (Torchmate).

Req. ID: 20448 


Job Summary:  We are looking for a self-motivated technician who will work within the engineering department. The primary function is to assist engineers in test and verification of new plasma cutting tables, complimentary products and procedures.


The technician will liaise with other sites to become proficient with new technologies and products to support verification and test. The technician will also support marketing and sales groups by producing sample cuts. 


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support development, test and manufacture of products and other equipment.
  • Test and quantify functional data with respect to product performance, behavior and use
  • Perform accelerated life and stress testing to verify MTBF
  • Provide technical support to production departments as required
  • Perform general shop duties as assigned and assist in other areas as required
  • Evaluate competitors’ products
  • Cut sample parts for marketing and sales
  • Build and maintain lab equipment
  • Participate in continuous improvement programs
  • Perform general shop duties as assigned and assist in other areas as workload requires


Education and Experience

  • Associates degree or equivalent from two year college or technical school in electrical, mechanical or technical manufacturing discipline or 3+ years’ experience working in an electrical, mechanical or technical environment
  • Good electromechanical skills
  • Ability to fully utilize shop procedures and mathematics to execute job
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and possess and sense of urgency


Working Conditions

  • Manufacturing environment: may be exposed to loud noises, changing temperatures, and machinery with moving parts.
  • Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee must be physically able to push, pull, bend, stoop, climb, reach and stand/walk on concrete floors for long periods of time. Must be physically able frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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: Engineering 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

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