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Mohawk Industries Journeyman - Electronic Tech in Hillsville, Virginia

We are always in search of Difference Makers to help us generate solutions and solve problems so that we can continue flooring the imagination of our customers; while providing value to their lives. We're redefining flooring with products that not only minimize climate impact but also foster beauty and allow people to connect and thrive.

If you would like to make a direct impact with a multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 global leader in flooring fashions, while making the world a better place, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Mohawk Industries is the world’s largest flooring company – and we are growing. We are a Fortune 500 company (NYSE: MHK) and our competitive advantages are huge.

Performs maintenance, repair, overhaul, adjustments and installation of plant machinery as necessary to maintain optimum safety, quality and production requirements. Will perform other related duties as assigned by management.

  • Determine job priorities working with maintenance manager, plant manager and department managers or supervisors.

  • Makes required checks/test on plant equipment at start of shift and makes repairs and adjustments as needed.

  • Performs “check list” type duties on plant equipment when required.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on plant equipment.

  • Assists in installing/relocating plant equipment.

  • Fills out and files or forwards to the appropriate individual forms and check sheets as required.

  • Repairs/adjusts plant equipment as needed.

  • Operate company vehicle as needed.

  • Complete work orders as needed.

  • Follow all written procedures when performing lockout/tagout.

  • Change battery in pump house.

  • Change propane tank on powered industrial truck and fill propane tanks as needed.

  • When changing lights in weave room, put up flashing sign at entrance of aisle and let weaver/fixer know you are changing lights.

  • Replace drum of cleaning solution for scrubber use.

  • After working on electrical box, make sure you put the cover back on. Must follow OSHA standards.

  • Go to the pump house during a code red and check the pump house.

  • Replace oil drum in area, when needed.

  • Cleans out chopper cage

  • Clean out chopper

  • All lead operators must report can and accumulator issue to the problem board located between line 1 and line 2. All line operators must flip the green magnet over from green to red, write down any issues and promptly report them to the supervisor. Supervisors must report all issues to the shift maintenance employee as soon as possible. The visual controls are located at line 2 on the PLC monitor and must be checked each hour to maintain can temperatures (they will flash in the fault section if a can gets 10 degrees to hot or 20 degrees to cold).

  • General Duties

  • Participate in Safety programs and Neighborhood Watch.

  • Works safely and orderly.

  • Notify supervision of any hazardous or unsafe conditions.

  • Maintains clean and orderly work area.

  • Perform all necessary miscellaneous work pertaining to the above job duties.

  • Any other duties assigned by management.


Required – Must be able to read and write in manner indicated on application. Experience working in an industrial maintenance environment, AC/DC electrical up to 600 volts, basic electronics and reading blue prints and schematics. New employees may be required to take and pass a mechanical aptitude test.

Preferred – Post-secondary education and diploma in AC/DC Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Mechatronics, or closely related field. General industrial maintenance experience in welding, cutting, metal working, steam, hydraulics, pneumatics and mechanics.


Must be able to work assigned schedule. Must be self-motivated. Must have the ability to troubleshoot a variety of plant machinery malfunctions and computerized equipment, steam, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and mechanical systems. Must be able to obtain a powered industrial equipment license. Ability to legibly fill out forms/check sheets. Ability to work at heights. Ability to perform logical and mathematical calculations. Ability to learn job specific computer skills.

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

Req Id: 28786