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Welding/Engineering Technician

Date: Apr 15, 2021

Location: Johnson City, TN, US, 37601

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Primary Function

The Engineering Technician will support the plant in reaching production goals by creating, modifying and documenting programs for welding equipment.




  • Experience in troubleshooting and preventative maintenance of welding equipment
  • Assist in analyzing, validating and implementing weld process modifications, program improvements, root cause of stoppages in the welding field, and other weld process related sources of downtime and scrap.
  • Knowledge of welding technology (GMAW, SMAW, SAW, Resistance), testing and problem solving
  • Resistance welding experience a plus- will train
  • Robotics programming experience required- three years minimum
  • Experience instructing others in welding processes (classroom and OJT) a plus- will train
  • Experience running and troubleshooting seam welders a plus- will train
  • Must be able to work closely with production
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact constructively and effectively with peers and all levels of management
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Automation/PLC programming skills a plus-will train
  • Experience with laser seam trackers a plus-will train

Years of Experience

Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or training

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting/standing and frequent bending and reaching.
  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds overhead and maneuver various parts weighting up to 50 lbs.

We Offer

Competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short and long term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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