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Maintenance Electrical Technician Job

DATE: Mar 18, 2023

LOCATION: Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Maintenance Electrical Technician

Qualified candidates starting at $32.69/hr with opportunity to progress


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is seeking an experienced Electrical Technician to support manufacturing operations at our plant in Marietta, PA. The plant manufactures mineral fiber ceiling tiles in a 24/7 fast paced environment. This position will be responsible for ensuring that the plant meets its key performance metrics and goals for safety, quality, throughput, delivery and cost.


You will be responsible for installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical systems including:


  • Installing conduit and wirings, motors, instrumentation, recording devices, starters, and temporary wiring setups
  •  Performing preventive and predictive maintenance on electrical devices and other manufacturing equipment such as conveyor systems, chart recorder, labeling equipment including POD and ink jet (e.g. VideoJet) equipment, servo motors and systems
  • Diagnosing electrical problems and malfunctions and taking corrective action
  • Maintaining and repairing plant instrumentation
  • Developing wiring diagrams as necessary
  • Using precision instrumentation such as voltmeter, ammeter, megger, wattmeter, etc.
  • Maintaining, repairing, testing and calibrating instrumentation and equipment of various types including flow meters, thermocouples, HMI, laboratory control instruments, loop controllers, PLC and process control and related networks, page phones, radios, and various other forms of electrical / electronic equipment.
  • Completing record and inventory of supplies necessary to perform jobs.
  • Maintaining personal work tools.
  • May be called upon to initiate, lead and design small projects as directed.
  • Perform other related miscellaneous duties as required to maintain or improve plant reliability.


The position is expected to work a four crew 12 hour shift rotation which includes weekends and overtime if necessary.


Minimum qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • At least six (6) years of relevant electrical experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of all current and voltage characteristics (such as single phase, 3 phase, 110v, 220v, 440, 12.5kv and d.c. voltage), solid state circuitry and programmable controllers.
  • Experience using precision instrumentation such as voltmeter, ammeter, megger, wattmeter and repairing, maintaining, testing and calibrating instrumentation and equipment of various types (flow meters, thermocouples, HMI).
  • Able to work with various PC programs and operating systems.
  • Knowledge of NEC, NFPA 70E and other applicable safety and industry codes expected.


Desired qualifications

  • Journeyman certification in electrical trade is highly desired.
  • Experience using SAP or similar ERP system.


We will only consider online submissions of employment interest via your application being submitted on our career website at No resumes or applications will be accepted at the plant.  To be considered for employment, selected candidates will be asked to complete the ACT "WorkKeys" assessment.



We offer competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, long and short term disability coverage, 401k plan, paid time off, and product discount programs.

About the Company:

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions.  With over 3,700 employees and fiscal 2015 revenues from ceiling operations in excess of $1.2 billion, AWI operates from a global manufacturing network of 24 facilities, including 9 plants dedicated to its WAVE joint venture. 


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

About the Location:

Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta sits on the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River.  It is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. The area offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.

How to Apply:

Armstrong is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. Apply online at

Job: Manufacturing
Primary Location: Marietta, Pennsylvania
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Employment Status: Full-Time

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