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Electrician B

Electrician B

locationMcPherson, KS 67460, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

Johns Manville is 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 $30.34

The incumbent inspects, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, systems, buildings, facilities and physical structures. Must be a specialist in job classification and be able to assist, under supervision, in other job skills when it is a requisite for job completion. Working with complex blueprints, diagrams, and sketches, and from general verbal and written instructions, according to established operating procedures, performs the following duties while cooperating with all levels within the organization in support of the four Johns Manville core values: People, Passion, Performance, and Protection.


  • Supports and promotes safe practices and environmental commitments in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements.
  • Uses safe work practices including the use of eye, ear, hand, head, respiratory, and foot protection as needed.
  • Keeps equipment and work areas clean and orderly at all times by following the principles of 5S.
  • Works in a professional manner with all employees.
  • Plans and lays out work assignments to accomplish them with maximum efficiency.
  • Prepares, reads, interprets, and follows basic blueprints, diagrams, and sketches, making all measurements and calculations necessary to complete job.
  • Following instructions from the Maintenance Chief or a higher-rated electrician, makes minor repairs and adjustments to machinery and equipment as are necessary to keep it in operation. As directed, removes from service machinery and equipment which require major repair, or which cannot be repaired while in operation or position. Assists higher-rated electrician in making major repairs and reinstalling machinery and equipment. Makes minor and less-complex repairs alone or with assistance.
  • Assists with general construction, systems work, masonry, carpentry, and painting work using appropriate materials and hand, power, portable, and stationary tools and equipment. May operate mobile equipment. Assists with water treatment and fire protection equipment tests following prescribed methods. Adds materials and makes corrections and repairs based on test results.
  • Performs all types of available maintenance and repair work that is essential to efficient operation of the plant.
  • Assists with preventive and predictive maintenance work, as well as troubleshooting and reactive repairs.
  • During cleanouts and emergencies, performs any duties necessary to get equipment back into operation in minimum time.
  • Makes welds, brazes, cuts, solders, and silver-solders all grades and types of metal from difficult positions and hard-to-reach locations in an efficient and workmanship-like manner.
  • Fills out work orders, requisitions, inspection reports, time distribution material usage, etc., and performs other clerical duties necessary to maintain proper records relative to the work performed.
  • Must possess and maintain the necessary tools for above classification where required and be proficient in their use and care.
  • Follows the Lean Production methods.
  • Performs other related duties as directed including duties of lower classifications.
  • Assists with inspections on machinery and equipment while in operation, diagnosing faulty operation.
  • Determines the extent to which machine parts may become worn without affecting the operating efficiency of the machine, as well as when a defective part should be repaired or replaced. Removes those machines which require major repairs or that cannot be repaired while in operation or position.
  • Makes necessary repairs to machinery and reinstalls. May remove or install equipment and machinery or make revisions or additions thereto.
  • As directed, makes revisions and additions to existing systems, performing any necessary pipe fitting or plumbing work. May make repairs to systems under emergency conditions in order to maintain plant operations.
  • Periodically inspects and makes necessary adjustments or repairs to plant fire protection system, including alarms and auxiliary devices.
  • Uses hand and power tools of all kinds, as well as a variety of measuring and testing instruments.
  • Adheres to all NFPA 70E requirements including CPR certification (specific only to Electricians).
  • The above sets forth the major work performed and serves the purpose of recording those items of work for job evaluation rating. It is understood that other work and duties not specifically listed may be assigned by supervisors.


  • Industrial experience, preferred
  • Electrical degree or equivalent certification
  • Knowledge in PLC and drive configuration
  • Knowledge in Ethernet networking
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and non-verbally with a variety of individuals

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.

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 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.

Why Johns Manville 
Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking and doing the right things. Make your story our story.
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.

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.