Instrumentation Electrician Technician Job

DATE: May 10, 2024

LOCATION: Pensacola, Florida, United States, 32505

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Pensacola, Florida 
Relocation offered: 
Employment status: Full-Time
Non-compete: [[req_noncompete]] 
Pay grade: 8/10


Requires an approved trade-specific diploma with work experience, OR equivalent industrial electrical & instrumentation work experience and skills.  Must perform all duties in a neat and workmanlike manner using the current National Electrical Code as a guide when Plant Standards do not supersede.  Requires ability to climb and work off of ladders.  Requires the ability to work at high elevations and in tight spaces.  Requires work in uncontrolled temperature environments with correct PPE (including arc flash PPE when necessary). 

 A qualified candidate is able to:

  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot industrial control systems, including instrumentation and power distribution equipment.
  • Perform PLC troubleshooting, and program documentation maintenance.
  • Perform Variable Frequency Drive installation, and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain, update, and troubleshoot advanced operator interface equipment.
  • Identify opportunities for automation to support continuous process improvement and plant safety initiatives.
  • Initiate, track, and complete plant electrical project work.
  • Help develop the skills of others.
  • Coordinate, update, and store plant electrical drawings.
  • Perform general maintenance support, as needed.
  • Work a rotating shift.
  • Install, maintain and troubleshoot lab testing equipment, fiber optic systems, printers and label machines.  
  • Troubleshoot standard line problems and perform work orders.  
  • Work from sketches, manuals, verbal instructions, and drawings to design, assemble or install electrical equipment within the plant.  
  • Adjust or repair electrical and process control instruments on machinery and equipment.  
  • Work with vendors to identify any parts needed and make recommendations to the supervisor.  
  • Operate power lift equipment when necessary.  


A qualified candidate will be experienced with:

  • Allen Bradley PLC, VFD, and, HMI knowledge.


Selected candidates must also: 

  • Have good written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Maintain good housekeeping.  
  • Work safely.  
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as required or requested.


  • 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 continuing 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 the 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 (Pensacola FL)

    Our Pensacola Plant, one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America, employs 200+ people working on rotating shifts, 24/7, in the manufacture and shipment of acoustical ceiling tile to Armstrong's customers worldwide. The Pensacola Plant was originally built in 1929 to produce insulating building material.  

    Pensacola is the westernmost city in the Florida Panhandle. Pensacola is a seaport on Pensacola Bay, which is protected by 52 miles of sugar white barrier islands on the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. A large United States Naval Air Station, the first in the United States, is located southwest of the city and is the home of the Blue Angels flight demonstration team and the National Naval Aviation Museum.

    Pensacola is nicknamed "The City of Five Flags", due to the five governments that have ruled it during its history. Other nicknames include "World's Whitest Beaches" (due to the white sand of Florida panhandle beaches), "Cradle of Naval Aviation", "Western Gate to the Sunshine State", "America's First Settlement", "Emerald Coast" and "Red Snapper Capital of the World".

    Armstrong World Industries was named #5 in the 2019 top 20 Most Generous Workplaces by the United Way of West Florida.


    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!


AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants receive consideration for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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