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Shaw Industries Inc Reliability Tech B in S Pittsburg, Tennessee

Job Title

Reliability Tech B

Position Overview

POSITION OBJECTIVE: Effectively coordinate and execute the Plant HW PdM program in order to improve and optimize the reliability the plant’s production and infrastructure equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (Considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill, judgment, safety knowledge and responsibility):

  1. Take readings and measurements, document findings, build and maintain databases, develop baselines, interpret results, create and execute corrective work orders and optimize PM’s and PdM’s.

  2. Perform ultrasonic testing, infrared thermography, oil analysis, lubrication and impedance/conductivity testing as appropriate to the specific equipment. 3. Attend extensive offsite training on use of PdM equipment and how to analysis results

  3. Train technicians and RPT/EIT members on predictive maintenance fundamentals.

  4. Perform precision alignment on belts and shafts utilizing precision alignment tools.

  5. Train maintenance teammates on alignment techniques

  6. Create and maintain spreadsheets and graphs.

  7. Present information to management

  8. Fill in for shift maintenance personnel as required

  9. Maintain the integrity and security of an array of sensitive and technical tools.

  10. Perform job duties in a safe manner

  11. Work nights, weekends and holidays as necessary to keep program on schedule

  12. Work with production department to schedule equipment availability.

  13. Communicate effectively with management to adequately address findings in a timely manner

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill, judgment, safety knowledge, & responsibility):

  1. Perform other duties as assigned by the Plant Engineer.

  2. Active participate in various committees. Maintain a clean work area


  1. Able to sit, stand or walk eight to twelve hours a day

  2. Able to bend, stoop, squat, lift, climb ladders and reach occasionally

    1. Able to lift/carry packages weighing up to seventy five pounds occasionally.

    2. Able to wear OSHA and NFPA required PPE, including a 40-cal arc-flash protective suit for extended periods.

    3. Able to operate highly technical equipment and analyze results with include: the accurate reading of multi-color graphs and screens, discernment of colors

    4. Able to listen for and interpret noise anomalies of varying pitch or magnitude

    5. Able to make visual judgments of both a quantitative and qualitative nature at distances from six inches to twenty-five feet in varying environmental conditions.


  1. High school education, GED or its equivalent

  2. Must have good interpersonal, communication, leadership and organizational skills

  3. Must be able to work with close supervision

  4. Computer skills with Windows XP/7, Microsoft Office and MP2/EZ Entry

  5. Experience with AutoCad, RS500/5000 and desktop publishing.


  1. All related training as required by Maintenance Manager

  2. Must have all OSHA, SAFE, SMS, and plant specific training.

  3. Lockout/Tagout training

  4. Powered Industrial Truck training


  1. Basic hand tools for electricians, conduit bender, pipe threader.

  2. Blueprints, schematics, and sketches.

  3. Drill press, band saw, hand tools and power tools such as grinder, vise, pipe wrench, hammers and wrenches.

  4. All PPE listed on JHA


  1. Comply with all Corporate & Plant Safety Rules and Guidelines.

  2. Be aware of and alert to all safety hazards within the facility. (i.e. Lift Truck traffic)

Work Shift

8 Hr non-rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Observed Calendar, shift starts AM

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex , COREtec , Patcraft , Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit .

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