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Industrial Maintenance Technician Job

DATE: Jul 11, 2019

LOCATION: Newark, Ohio, US

Company: Armstrong World Industries



Armstrong World Industries, Inc. - Tectum Plant

Industrial Maintenance Technician


We have a terrific opportunity for a skilled Industrial Maintenance Technician.  The Armstrong Ceilings Tectum plant is looking for an Industrial Maintenance Technician to provide electrical and mechanical support to our manufacturing operations.

Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for effectively maintaining industrial manufacturing equipment in a way that contributes to the continuous improvement of the Tectum plant manufacturing processes and overall performance.     


Position Description:

This important role provides shift support and down day support for all electrical/mechanical and technical problems that might arise with equipment, as well as, completing predictive and preventive maintenance work.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow all safe work practices and procedures. Wear all prescribed personal protective equipment. Ensure all proper lockout/tag out procedures are followed.
  • Install, remove, maintain, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair a wide variety of mechanical equipment and components related to the facilities and equipment used in the manufacturing process.
  • Tear down complex units, determine extent of trouble, repair and/or replace defective or worn parts, reassemble, reset, and adjust proper operation in a timely manner.
  • Detect and report faulty material, improper operations and unusual conditions to supervision.
  • Operate company vehicles as required.
  • Perform preventive and predictive maintenance on equipment.
    • Conveyor Systems
    • Painting Equipment
    • Gas Fired Dryers and Ovens
    • Cutting Equipment (Saws)
    • Bilers
    • Prcess Piping
    • Dust Cllection System
    • Pumps
  • Maintain personal work tools.
  • Participate on Lean Manufacturing teams as opportunities arise.
  • Perform other duties as required to maintain or improve plant reliability.
  • Conduct daily safety risk assessments on routine and non-routine job tasks.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of Mechanical experience in an industrial environment.
  • High level experience troubleshooting manufacturing equipment.
  • Welding, machining and fabrication skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in working with conveyors, mechanical drive systems (gearboxes, sheaves, pulleys, belts, bearings, sprockets and chains), pumps, hydraulics, and pneumatics.
  • Ability to perform precision tasks including alignments using lasers, dial indicators, etc.
  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds on a regular basis; work in a hot, dusty, non-climate controlled environment with frequent standing, lifting, climbing stairs/ladders, crawling, kneeling, grasping and work at heights.
  • Must be able to safely operate mobile equipment.
  • Must be able to read and write English in order to understand drawings, instructions and safety procedures.
  • Ability to use hand tools.
  • Must possess basic computer skills for email and required reports.
  • Ability to pass basic mathematics, reading, locating information and technology comprehension assessments.
  • Ability at times to work rotating shifts.
  • Ability at times to work weekends.
  • Self-starter who can function in a semi-autonomous environment.
  • Must be able to pass drug screen, background check, and physical after job offer.
  • Possess High School Diploma or GED equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years Electrical and Mechanical experience in an industrial environment.
  • Effectively use of multimeter as a diagnostic tool.
  • Program, troubleshoot and/or modify PLC’s and HMI’s (Allen Bradley)
  • Effectively troubleshoot low voltage devices and systems.
  • Able to effectively establish communications and troubleshoot Ethernet net communications networks.
  • Installation and diagnostics of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD’s).
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and replace process control instrumentation (level, flow and temperature sensors).


Why Armstrong World Industries?


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. 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. We 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.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vacation time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


About the Location (Newark, OH)

Our Tectum manufacturing plant, one of seven Armstrong ceiling plants in North America, employs approximately 100 people across 2 shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of our Tectum product.   With over 60 years of innovation and experience in reducing noise worldwide, our Tectum plant has the right product for your noise problem.


This position is located in beautiful and historical Newark, Ohio, the county seat of Licking County, 40 miles northeast of Columbus.  Licking County has lots to offer.  We have an abundance of parks including Newark Earthworks, the National Historic Landmark where visitors can explore 2,000-year-old geometric earthworks that served as both cathedral and astronomical observatories for the Hopewell Culture.   If you want to stay indoors, The Midland Theatre is a beautiful 1,200-seat theatre offers exciting and affordable family-friendly shows, legendary artists, world-class dance, and intimate stage-door performances.



Equal Opportunity Employer: Tectum, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets



Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.


AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to an AWI mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to AWI employees, or to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property. AWI will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. AWI will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.


AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. 


Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other AWI employee is authorized to bind AWI to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to AWI, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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