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Industrial Electrician

Industrial Electrician

locationWinslow Township, NJ, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023

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 $40.83

Are you looking for a rewarding position with an employer of choice? If you have a background or interest in manufacturing and enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment Johns Manville is the company for you!

At our Johns Manville - Penbryn location we manufacturer fiberglass building insulation for use in residential and commercial applications. As an Industrial Electrician, you will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and performing preventative maintenance on all machinery and equipment throughout various departments in the facility, and you will need the ability to work any shift, including rotating, weekends, holidays, and overtime.

Hourly rate starting at $40.83 /hour. Overtime and shift premium, where applicable.

At the Penbryn, NJ plant, we follow the DuPont Schedule, employees work 12-hour shifts over a 28-day repeat cycle. Working four-night shifts, three days off, work three-day shifts, one day off, work three-night shifts, three days off and work four-day shifts, then seven days off.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Be an active participant in the safety process and practice safe work habits at all times
  • Assemble and install all types of new or repaired electrical circuits, systems, instrumentation and equipment, including, but not limited to, motors, regulators, controllers, generators, switches, etc.
  • Inspect electrical equipment and machinery, diagnose faulty operation, determine proper corrective action, document in maintenance scheduling program, and make indicated repairs
  • Make meggar, voltmeter, ammeter, ground locating and other electrical tests. Possess working knowledge of electrical distribution systems and switchgear. Must know Underwriter codes, national codes, state and local codes, company rules and regulations and comply with them
  • Keep current with latest types of electrical controls, motors, AC/DC Drives, (PLC) Programmable Logic Controllers, (HMI) Human Machine Interfaces and industrial lighting equipment
  • Configure, commission, troubleshoot & start up any AC/DC Drive, any (HMI) Human Machine Interface current, (PLC) Programmable Logic Controller or (DCS) Distributive Control System, current and future
  • Read, comprehend and make basic electrical prints and mark up for electrical installations
  • Start, stop, maintain, and help install and repair generating and power distribution equipment
  • Dismantle and assemble electrical motors and allied equipment of most types; repairing cleaning, and replacing parts
  • Install and repair electrical conduit and cable, including connections, controls, grounding, etc.
  • Maintain an open and candid working relationship with co-workers from all departments and immediate supervisor/manager
  • Make out work orders, requisitions, inspection reports, time distribution, material usage, etc., and perform other clerical duties necessary to maintain proper records relative to the work performed
  • Direct, assist, and instruct other co-workers on jobs where it is necessary to work together or when requested by supervisor
  • Keep a clean and organized work area

What You Bring to the Team:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Electrical Journeyman certification, or 5+ years of verified experience as an industrial maintenance electrician
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and drawings
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and handle multiple priorities and projects
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence legibly
  • Lift truck operations, JLG, etc. and the ability to obtain a license to operate
  • Ability to stand for long periods, walk, climb stairs, reach, and stoop frequently as well as lift up to approximately 50lbs with occasional team lifting of up to 100lbs. Must be able to work at heights

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.