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Water Treatment Technician Job

DATE: May 21, 2023

LOCATION: Marietta, Pennsylvania, United States, 17547

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Marietta, Pennsylvania 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: No 
Non-compete: No 

The estimated base salary range for this role is “$42,130.00 to $63,190.00” per year.  
Individual pay is based upon location, skills and expertise, experience and other relevant factors

What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, and many more. 
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) has a job opportunity for a Waste Water Treatment Plant Technician to be located in Marietta, PA. The Water Treatment Technician is responsible for leading the daily execution of the boardmill process control strategy and managing treatment plant operations. Additionally, the Water Treatment Technician will be responsible for serving as point person to identify and participate in correction of treatment plant and operational issues such as waste treatment.


What you'll be doing:

  • Applying knowledge of process control tools to identify additional control and cost saving opportunities
  • Communicating with wet end operators and supervisors regarding process control issues
  • Serving as relief supervisor to ensure the execution of crew responsibilities
  • Providing support for root cause failure analysis (RCFA) activities
  • Providing support and input to Board Mill Common Cause Team resources for updates to SOPs, Reaction Guides and While Running Guides
  • Participating in the plant safety process by completing risk assessments, safety, and environmental training and housekeeping audits and tasks
  • Adhering to documented reaction guides for troubleshooting situations


What will make you successful:

  • Associates degree in chemistry, engineering or related field or relevant work experience as a technician in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and familiarity using computer systems and programs
  • Demonstrated ability to take measurements, document findings and take appropriate reactions as required
  • Ability to work a 12 hour shift rotation including nights and weekends and is expected to work as needed during the holiday period


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in a process manufacturing environment
  • Experience with waste water treatment processes
  • 3+ years of experience as a technician or operator in a manufacturing environment


Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer 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.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


About the location (Marietta PA)

Located 15 miles from the corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA, Marietta has over 300 employees and is one of eleven Armstrong plants in North America. Sitting 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.


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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