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$18 per hour
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Evergreen Packaging in Athens, GA is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic. Note - All maintenance mechanics must pass a Ramsey and Mechanical Aptitude test. Upon completion, they will receive an additional .75/hr.

  1. Complies with facility safety requirements by adhering to proper PPE rules by wearing hairnets, ear plugs, gloves, aprons, safety glasses, steel toed safety shoes and any other items required for working safely on the job.

  2. Inspects defective equipment and diagnoses malfunctions, using testing instruments manuals and similar guides using tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, too precision measuring instruments.

  3. Disassembles defective or to perform preventive maintenance of equipment. Process is reversed once repair/reconditioning is complete. May also involve facility maintenance. 

  4. Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or do not deteriorate.

  5. Reconditions and replaces parts, bearing, gears, etc. Installs special functional and structural parts as well. This may include facility maintenance (minor carpentry/basic work). Also inspects, operates, and/or tests machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.

  6. Change oil, lubricants, batteries, checks compressors, power supplies, and conveyors of machinery and equipment, as well as, determines mechanical problems and determines how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.

  7. Inspects and verifies dimensions and clearances of parts, conveyors, and miscellaneous housing ensuring conformance to factory specifications. Assembles, installs, or pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment.

  8. May weld and cut parts using mig/arc welding and cutting equipment. Inspect manual drives and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.

  9. Adjust functional parts of devices or control instruments, using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, or straightedges.

  10. General housekeeping of maintenance area, which may also include general upkeep of tools and equipment used for repair work including, cleaning or lubricating shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery.

  11. Install, diagnose, and monitor various production lines/press equipment. Install equipment to facilitate production, as well as repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment.

  • - Comply with facility safety requirements including wearing the required PPE and following all of the safety rules and procedures.


  • Medical (Comprehensive PPO, two HRA plans and an HSA plan)

  • Dental (basic and comprehensive coverage)

  • Vision (basic and premier coverage)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • 401K with 6% company match (Eligible to participate from day one (1) with 100% vesting in all company provided money immediately)

  • New hire wellness bonus (see plan details) 

  • Healthcare and Dependent day care flexible spending accounts

  • Livongo diabetes program



  • Minimum High School diploma/GED

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in maintenance.

  • MUST be able to pass Ramsay Assessment (testing knowledge of mechanical (60 questions) and electrical (60 questions) skills.

  • Machining skills (work on a mill, lath, grinder, saw, drill, etc.)

  • Welding experience (tig, stick)

  • Proficient at reading/interpreting blue prints and schematics (electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic)

  • Plumbing skills (threading, soldering joints, etc.)

  • Basic understanding, troubleshooting and experience with Mechanical Systems (gears, pulleys, chains, belts, shafts, industrial gear boxes, water pumps, air compressors, HVAC experience A+)

  • Basic understanding, troubleshooting and experience with Electrical Systems(AC circuits-motors and drives, DC circuits-motors and drives, 480 Volts 3 phase, transformers, control power, relays)

  • Basic understanding, troubleshooting and experience with Pneumatic Systems(valves, controls, pressure, flow, cylinders)

  • Basic understanding, troubleshooting and experience with Hydraulic Systems(valves, controls, pressure, flow, cylinders)

  • Basic understanding, troubleshooting and experience with Electronic Systems(controls, ladder logic, PLC programming, C programming A+)

  • Good attendance and work ethic.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work. Self-motivated

  • Ability to stand 8 hours a day.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently.

  • Must be able to wear protective equipment as required.

  • Able and willing to work rotating swing shift, overtime, and occasional weekends.

You should be proficient in:

  • Machine Safety Inspections
  • Troubleshooting Industrial Automation Equipment
  • Electrical Troubleshooting Skills
  • Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Troubleshooting CNC Machines
  • Hydraulics Experience
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • High School / GED
  • Machine Setups for Production Runs
  • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
  • Pneumatics Experience
  • Welding Setups for Production

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