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Maintenance Technician Job

DATE: Sep 20, 2022

LOCATION: Millwood, West Virginia, United States, 25262

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Job Output:

Under the direction of the Millwood Maintenance Supervisor, this position maintains and repairs electrical equipment, process control systems and mechanical equipment/processes in a way that contributes to the continuous improvement of our Millwood, West Virginia plants' manufacturing processes and overall performance.


Pay Scale ranges between $25.00-36.36 an hour depening upon skills and expereince. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Install, maintain, repair, and modify plant electrical and mechanical systems including pneumatic/hydraulic systems, conveyor systems, process controls, instrumentation power distribution equipment and plant HVAC systems.
  • Troubleshoot and problem-solve when mechanical or electrical issues arise in plant which includes making machinery adjustments, replacements, dismounts, welding repairs and equipment assembly to ensure safe, productive, and efficient operations
  • Initiate, track, and complete plant electrical and mechanical project work to include new equipment installs.
  • Perform required preventative/predictive mechanical and electrical maintenance on equipment and systems; includes adjustments and calibration procedures for various industrial machines
  • Perform basic programming, troubleshooting and upgrades on PLC systems including Allen Bradley and Wonderware
  • Basic process network troubleshooting on Ethernet/IP and DeviceNet communication networks.
  • Maintain, update, and troubleshoot advanced operator interface equipment
  • Coordinate, update, and store plant drawings
  • Assist with planning future equipment and system repairs
  • Maintain written and/or electronic logs of highlights and issues occurring during shift
  • Conduct daily safety risk assessments on routine and non-routine job tasks
  • The qualified candidate will be working a rotating 12-hour shift schedule.


Education and/or Experience:

  • 3+ years of industrial maintenance experience
  • High school diploma or its equivalent required.
  • Two-year technical degree, accredited apprenticeship program or the equivalent in an electrical, mechanical, or multi-craft technical field is preferred.
  • A thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes
  • Understanding of hydraulics, pneumatics, and mechanics
  • Computer experience/operation and PLC troubleshooting/programming
  • Basic rigging skills/experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy equipment


Desired Qualifications and Skills (these skills are a benefit, not required):

  • Advanced PLC programming preferably Allen Bradley ControlLogix 5000.
  • Advanced HMI design utilizing Wonderware and AB Panelview programming
  • Advanced process network Ethernet/IP troubleshooting.
  • Welding certifications or experience
  • Experience with SAP work order management processes.
  • Experience with Lean processes. 


Physical Demands

These physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Working in the heat and cold in a constantly wet environment
  • Lifting to a maximum of 50lbs frequently
  • Excessive daily walking and standing
  • Frequent Climbing of Ladders and stairways are required

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Hot in the summer; cold in the winter – activities are heavily outside oriented.
  • Potential for weather exposure – rain, snow, heat, wind


Armstrong is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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