Maintenance Mechanic


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

32.0 - 33.0 HOURLY

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Branch Information

Waynesboro, GA - (USA) 733 E 7th St GA Waynesboro , GA 30830

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Job Description

Manpower of Waynesboro is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic for a new Silica plant opening in Millen, GA. The primary function of the maintenance mechanic is to install, maintain, and repair all equipment, machinery, and facilities in a safe/timely manner.

Primary duties will include: Inspect work areas and equipment prior to beginning tasks, Fabricates equipment and facilities as required, Installs new equipment, machinery, and facilities using blueprints, schematic diagrams, installation manuals, etc., Performs preventative maintenance on all equipment and machinery in accordance with established schedules and procedures, Troubleshoots, diagnosis, and repairs equipment and machinery, Determines proper methods and materials used in repairs, Hoists, transports, and positions equipment as required using cranes, hoisting apparatus, and powered vehicles.

Additional duties: Assists Electrical staff when required, Conduct pre-shift and post-shift inspection on all production equipment during your shift that you perform maintenance on or inspect, Complete pre-operation inspection sheets on any mobile or specialized equipment used during your shift daily, Follow all company safety and health policies, Maintain LOTO and Try policy at all times, Keep all high traffic areas clean and clear of any trash, debris, tools, hoses, or other miscellaneous items (use proper cleaning procedures for oil and other lubricants leaks and spills), Follow and maintain all applicable standards related to Environmental Compliance. Perform daily/weekly inspections of all equipment in your area of any defects or guarding/safety issues, Make adjustments to equipment accordingly.


Strong industrial maintenance work experience at an OSHA or MSHA facility - Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in maintenance dept. at an operational plant - Be willing to be an on-call and/or work 12 hour rotating shift schedule unless otherwise specified - Required to have welding, torch cutting, plasma cutting test or proven experience in these fields.

Prefer three - five years’ experience with the following skills and equipment: Motor/Shaft alignment - Belt alignment - Fabrication skills with emphasis in Stick/MIG Welding, Plasma Torch, Cutting Torch, and Power tools - Some basic electrical troubleshooting skills - Gearbox rebuilding - Vibration analysis