Industrial Electrician

Johns Manville

Johns Manville

Waterville, OH, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024

Who We Are

Johns Manville is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality insulation and commercial roofing, along with glass fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including building products, aerospace, automotive and transportation, filtration, commercial interiors, waterproofing and wind energy.

A proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, we serve customers in more than 80 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering positive and powerful experiences, because we are successful only when our employees and customers thrive. We are passionate, we care about people, we perform at a superior level, and we protect others and our environments.

The base hourly rate for this position is $37.51

Johns Manville is hiring Industrial Electrician(s) at our Waterville, OH complex. We are searching for individuals who are dependable, responsible and quality-minded who have a history of working safely in a manufacturing environment.

The Waterville, OH location manufactures direct melt products including wet chop glass fibers primarily for specialty applications, glass reinforcements for gypsum wall boards, direct dry chop for plastic reinforcements, single end roving for weavers and plastic reinforcements, and glass mat.

The base hourly rate for this position is $37.51.

This position offers:

  • Competitive Shift Premium
  • Must be willing to work any shift (B-12a-8am; C-8am-4pm; D-4pm-12am; X-Swing) OR 12-hour rotating shift.
  • Overtime and Double Time Pay (where appropriate)
  • Annual Merit Increases
  • 401k match up to 6%
  • 11 paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Education reimbursement
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • 1-year anniversary 1 week of vacation, 2-year anniversary 2 weeks’ vacation

Your Day to Day:

  • Inspect, assemble, install, and repair all electrical AC and DC circuits, instrumentation, switchgear, motors, and other electrical equipment throughout the plant.
  • Perform preventative and predictive maintenance tasks as prescribed by Plant Supervision.
  • Aid Plant Mechanics and Operations personnel in resolving day-to-day equipment problems.
  • Adhere to all Johns Manville safety procedures and policies.
  • Must be willing to work any shift (B-12a-8am; C-8am-4pm; D-4pm-12am; X-Swing) OR 12-hour rotating shift.

What You Bring to the Team:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Ability to stand, walk, and use tools continuously as well as frequently reach, climb stairs and lift up to 50lbs.
  • Troubleshooting experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), AC/DC drives and basic instrumentation (temperature, level, pressure).
  • Working knowledge of basic electrical equipment (digital multimeter, megger, etc).
  • Ability to tolerate working from heights and elevated temperatures.
  • Good hearing, vision (color), speaking, and finger dexterity skills.
  • Basic Computer skills and the ability to understand technical prints, charts, and diagrams.
  • Working Knowledge of SAP or other Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Ability to pass a drug screening and background check.
  • Must be willing to work any shift (B-12a-8am; C-8am-4pm; D-4pm-12am; X-Swing) OR 12-hour rotating shift.

Please Keep in Mind

If you do not meet 100% of these requirements, we at JM still want to hear from you. So, if you are interested in the role, we encourage you to apply so we can learn how your skills and talents can contribute to our team.


Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Diversity & Inclusion

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities. Our D&I council is composed of employees from locations across North American & Europe who meet regularly and work to promote and foster an environment of inclusion. Born from our D&I council is our network of employee resource groups (ERGs) that are focused on supporting diverse communities in the workplace. Review more about our diversity & inclusion initiatives on JM’s Career page.

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.