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Industrial Maintenance Technician Job
at Armstrong World Industries
Columbus, OH

Industrial Maintenance Technician Job
at Armstrong World Industries
Columbus, OH

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Job: Craft Worker
Primary Location: Hilliard, Ohio

Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay Grade: GRD_046 

Pay: $26.67-$34.39/hr

Shift: 1st shift 7am-3pm





Under the direction of the Maintenance and Engineering Manager with frequent guidance from the Maintenance Team Leader, this position is to be responsible for performing a variety of tasks critical to the safe maintenance of industrial manufacturing equipment in accordance with company guidelines and customer requirements. Performance of these tasks is critical to the Safety, Quality, Reliability and Cost of the plant production lines. The plant runs continuously 24 hours a day 5 days a week. Technicians can expect to work first shift and are eligible for shift differential pay and overtime pay. New associates will enter into a 6 month probationary period.  Starting skill based pay ranges can vary from $26.67 per hour to $34.39 per hour with the opportunity to progress to $40.00 per hour.


Our Process


The ceiling tile manufacturing process includes running and monitoring machines that cut, size, paint and package ceiling tiles and shipping finished products to customers. Everyone must work at keeping his or her work areas and the plant, orderly, clean and safe. We celebrate safety as our most important work standard and we train all associates on these crucial processes.


What We Expect from Our Employees:


- Total focus on safety

- Ability to work evening/overnight schedule, some weekends, holidays and overtime

- Willingness to continuously improve processes and reduce costs

- Full engagement in your work duties

- Highly collaborative team mindset

- Personal ownership for work and product quality


Overview of the Work:


The main focus of the Maintenance Technician’s roll is to answer line calls and quickly assess and resolve problems related to Industrial Electro/Mechanical equipment, along with preforming the day to day execution of the Maintenance Systems including the following:

  • Safe execution of Preventative, Predictive, and Lubrication work orders.
  • Follow up repair work orders.
  • Safety, Quality, Cost, or Delivery Improvement work orders.
  • Attend and successfully complete required training courses/materials as scheduled which may be scheduled outside of normal work hours.
  • Other Duties as assigned.


    Environment and Physical Requirements


    - Frequent standing, walking, lifting, bending, crawling, kneeling reaching, grabbing, grasping, pulling,   

           carrying, going up and down stairs, ladders and catwalks.

    - Dusty, wet environment that is not climate controlled.

    - Exposure to fiberglass and other dusty materials.

    - Must be able to lift 50 pounds

    -Some work at heights



Minimum Required Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. 


- High school diploma or GED required; additional education preferred

- Must able to work without direct supervision and have an excellent balance between people and the tasks 

  at hand and ability to work and be attentive to a team environment.

- At least 2 years maintenance experience in an industrial environment.

- Self-motivated, ability to work in a low supervision environment

- Basic welding & burning experience

- Must be able to read/interpret schematics and ladder diagrams

- Use of: General hand tools, Power tools, Drill Press, Hydraulic or Gear Press, Welder

- Must be able to work overtime as needed

- Must be able to work evening or overnight shift pattern

- Must successfully complete required training/coursework per schedule laid out by manager


Additional Desired Qualifications

- 2+ years Electro/Mechanical maintenance experience in an industrial environment

- Program/Troubleshoot/Modify Micrologix, Logix 5000 processors

- Effectively use Multimeter as diagnostic tool

- Effectively troubleshoot low voltage devices/systems

- Able to effectively establish communications and troubleshoot Ethernet communications networks

- Installation/diagnostics of Variable Frequency Drives

- Troubleshoot/Diagnose/Replace Process Control Instrumentation {Level, Flow and Temperature}

- Troubleshoot Combustion Controls/Gas Trains

- Machining/Fabrication Experience

- Identify process automation opportunities

- Employ Lean manufacturing strategies and techniques.

-Electrical: PLCs, VFDs, HMIs Servo Systems, Relay Logic

-Mechanical: Pneumatics/compressors, Hydraulics, Bearings, Gears, Seals, Gearboxes, Sheaves, Pulleys, Belts, Pumps/Blowers




Benefits offered by Armstrong World Industries


Armstrong is proud to offer competitive pay rates, with additional upside potential including shift differential, annual bonus and career advancement via our pay for skill system. We also offer competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability,  paid time off for vacation and holidays, product discounts and educational assistance.


About Armstrong World Industries

Established in 1860, Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is a multi-billion dollar global leader in the design and manufacture of ceilings solutions with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong serves both the residential and commercial markets operating plants and distribution centers in eight countries with over 3,000 employees worldwide.


How to Apply


Armstrong is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. Apply online at www.armstrongceilings.com/careers


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
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs
  • 401k Match


About the Location (Hilliard, OH)

Our Hilliard Plant, one of nine Armstrong plants in North America, employs many associates across multiple shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of acoustical ceiling tile.  The Hilliard plant prides itself in placing high priority on safety, quality and exceeding customer expectations.


Located 13 miles west of downtown Columbus, the city of Hilliard is a charming blend of old and new.  Leisure strolls through historic Weaver Park, football games at OSU, thriving businesses and chic boutiques and shops are just some of the many ways that Hilliard caters to both ends of the generation spectrum.



Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans



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.

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