Maintenance Technician| Armstrong World Industries| Hilliard, Ohio

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Armstrong World Industries, Inc.


Pos Title:  Maintenance Technician Pos Abbr Title: MaintTech
Org Title:  Maintenance Technician Pos Code: Multiple
Location:   Hilliard, Ohio   Job Code: 50002494




Under the direction of the Maintenance and Engineering Manager with frequent guidance from a 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 an evening/overnight shift and are eligible for shift differential pay and overtime pay. New associates will enter into a 6 month probationary period.


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:


– Answer line calls and quickly assess and resolve problems related to industrial mechanical equipment failure involving:

  • Conveyor Systems
  • Painting Equipment {Pumps, Mixers, and etc.}
  • Dryers Ovens
  • Cutting Equipment
  • Packaging Systems
  • Printing and Labeling Equipment


– Initiate, track, and complete plant mechanical project work


– Perform mechanical PM, PdM and lubrication procedures


-Willingness and ability to successfully complete required training courses/materials as scheduled, possibly outside of normal work hours.


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


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.

– 2+ years mechanical maintenance experience in an industrial environment

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

– 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/overnight shift pattern

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


Desired Qualifications

– 2+ years Electrical and 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/Device net 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 experience

-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