Assembly Technician

LINCOLN ELECTRIC AUTOMATION   Chattanooga, TN   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on September 2, 2022

Lincoln Electric Automation of Chattanooga is seeking someone ambitious with mechanical ability to read blueprints and assemble tooling. 

This position will require you to use problem solving skills to assembly quality tooling. Basic measurement skills (measuring tape, calipers, etc.), basic hand/power tool knowledge, and basic mechanical ability. 

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 10 paid holidays, PTO, life insurance, short & long term disability, and a bonus plan. Starting pay $16-$18 for this hourly first shift position. Our core hours are M-F 7:00am-3:30pm with an average of 50 hours a week including overtime according to workload. Base pay depends on job-related skills, knowledge, and experience.


  • Basic understanding of blueprint/assembly print reading.
  • Understands all thread pitches for both metric/standard bolts & the corresponding tap sizes
  • Understands all dowel diameters & corresponding reamer sizes
  • Taps & Reams properly
  • Understands the different Loctite & their applications.
  • Inventories all components in sub boxes
  • Inspect components to the part print when an error occurs
  • Properly assembles sub components to the assembly print
  • Torques all bolts properly with Loctite & serrated lock washers installed
  • Properly fill out missing parts tag including due date for the part
  • Check for missing part on due date
  • Properly fill out non-conformance sheet for modifications done in assembly
  • Properly assemble cars & rails using company procedure
  • Locate CAD drawings for the assembly process
  • Installs the correct type & size plumbing fittings per job
  • Proper installation of Helicoil & thread inserts