Armstrong World Industries Industrial Maintenance Technician 1 Job in Columbus, Ohio

Industrial Maintenance Technician 1 * *

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Job: Craft Worker

Primary Location: Hilliard, Ohio

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Employment Status: Full-Time


Pay Grade: GRD_046

Pay: $25.96-$33.47/hr

Want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a global manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future?

Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the global leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that can improve how we all live, work, learn, heal and feel. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!

The Hilliard, Ohio ceiling tile plant is seeking a full time entry level Maintenance Technician. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining mechanical production equipment. Some of the job responsibilities and skill requirements include:


  • Working safely in a team environment

  • Answer line calls - 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.


Required Skills:

  • 2 yrs + Mechanical 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

  • Flexible schedule to work overtime as needed

-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.

Additional Desired Skills

  • 2+ years Electrical and Mechanical 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

About the Location (Hilliard, OH)

Our Hilliard Plant, one of six Armstrong ceiling plants in North America, employs approximately 135 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.

Why Armstrong?

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. With over 3,700 employees and fiscal 2015 revenues from ceiling operations in excess of $1.2 billion, AWI operates from a global manufacturing network of 24 facilities, including 9 plants dedicated to its WAVE joint venture.

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.

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.

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance

  • Long term disability coverage

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Product discount programs.

*Equal Opportunity Employer: *Armstrong World Industries 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 Armstrong employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong employees, or to Armstrong’s resume database will be considered Armstrong property. Armstrong will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong 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.

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