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Shift Electrican

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Jackson, MS Mississippi, US, 39204

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Shift Electrican 
Job: Facilities/Plant Maintenance
Primary Location: Jackson, Mississippi
Other Locations: 
Employment Status: Full-Time


Electrically maintain the plant and its facilities in a safe manner.  Be actively involved in the continuous improvement of the plant processes and equipment.


Electrical associates will work in skill areas such as electronics, refrigeration, instrumentation, electrical, etc.  Other activities and duties expected of electrical associates are planning and scheduling of work; preventive and predictive maintenance practices; installation of equipment; communications; documentation; shop and job site housekeeping.


The plant will be divided into areas.  Individuals will be assigned to these areas to perform the above mentioned work.  Aras and assignments will be decided upon by the electrical team and the maintenance coordinator.  To enhance knowledge of plant machinery and equipment, area rotation will be determined by the team and coordinator.  The electrical team will meet regularly to review performance, direction, and to plan activities for continuous improvement.  Electrical associates are expected to communicate with other plant associates to identify problems, initiate corrective action, and advise on issuing work orders.  Individuals will work with maintenance department associates and plant associates to prioritize and schedule work.  Each individual is responsible for maintaining proper documentation.Relieve other Electricians during absences


Knowledge, Skills & Education


  • High School Diploma or equivelant
  • 3 years or more of revelant work experience
  • Install, test, maintain, repair and adjust various items of electrical and electronic equipment, and all types of machinery and equipment
  • Responsible for complex and basic electrical repairs and basic mechanical repairs
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical and pneumatic components, systems, instrumentation, and controls
  • Use precision measuring instruments
  • Set up and operate electric and compressed air tools and welding and cutting tools as required
  • Read and work from complicated blueprints, wiring diagrams, sketches, and/or verbal instructions
  • Inspect electronic and electrical equipment and instruments
  • Install conduit and steel mountings
  • Knowledge of the National Electrical Code and Fire Underwriters Regulations
  • Knowledge of PLC, programming, troubleshooting, and other computer work
  • Maintain up to date PLC documentation, electrical drawings for plant
  • Coordinate the installation of and startup of new equipment. 


This position requires advanced electrical systems understanding and experience programming and troubleshooting in systems such as PLC based systems, Allen Bradley AC/DC drive system programming, Servo drive system programming, servo registration system programming, Advanced PLC programming techniques, panelview programming, wonderware (MMI) programming as well as being capable of working within the Microsoft Windows environment on a personal computer. Train associates on the maintenance and safe operation of assigned machinery.  Perform miscellaneous duties as required or requested. Supervised by Maintenance Manager. 




About the Location (Jackson, MS)


The Jackson, MS Plant is a key strategic player in the manufacturing of resilient tile flooring and is one of six US vinyl flooring plants in the division.  Located in south central Mississippi in the heart of the "Hospitality State", the City of Jackson is home to more than 425,000 people and offers the perfect blend of old and new. Historic sites, galleries, museums, excellent outdoor lifestyle opportunities, sports, and arts and entertainment, there's no shortage of things to see and do in Jackson!


Why Armstrong Flooring?


With a heritage that began more than 150 years ago, Armstrong Flooring, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of flooring products with a focus on innovation, design, and environmental sustainability. Based in Lancaster PA, Armstrong Flooring serves both the residential and commercial markets.


Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
  • Competitive 401(k) with company match
  • Long term disability coverage
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Product discount programs.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets. 


Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters


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


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


Armstrong Flooring partners with Scout for all direct hire search firm activity


Armstrong Flooring has a partnership with Scout for all of our direct hire search firm activity and as such, all inquiries and resumes must be submitted through Scout. Scout is an easy to use recruitment marketplance intergrated within Bullhorn, PCRecruiter or accessible via Scout Connect. Accordingly, we respectfully ask agencies not to solicit our business managers or Talent Acquisition team directly and to reach out to Scout at

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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