Central Garden & Pet
Central Garden & Pet Company is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet, lawn and garden supplies markets.
Maintenance Technician - 1st Shift
Full-time
Central Garden & Pet
Central Garden & Pet
300 Athens Brick Rd.
75751 Athens , TX
Responsibilities Include: 
  • Dismantles, moves, installs, or repairs machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Examines machinery or mechanical equipment; identifies reasons for malfunction and completes repairs and/or maintenance.
  • Uses hand tools, power tools, and testing instruments to repair and maintain production equipment and ancillary equipment.
  • Cleans plant facilities, equipment, and work areas as required.
  • Assist with installing new equipment and systems. Repairs and maintains current equipment and systems as needed.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Follows established safety and environmental policies and procedures, and promotes continuous improvement of safety and environmental performance in the workplace.
  • Performs special program tasks, such as annual and semi-annual PM's.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Education/Experience: 
  • 2-4 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with electrical maintenance is preferred, but not required.
Special Skills/Abilities/Knowledge: 
  • Ability to interpret technical manuals.
  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance according to published guidelines.
  • Ability to repair, dismantle, install or move machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Knowledge of maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment and systems.
  • Ability to test systems and/or operations in compliance with published standards.
  • Ability to accurately use rules, calipers, micrometers, and other related measuring tools.
  • Knowledge of inspecting and cleaning utility plant equipment.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull objects up to 50 pounds as needed.
  • Ability to lift and/or move 50-100 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to regularly climb, lift, bend, stand, walk, twist, turn, and reach with arms and hands.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Work Environment: 
  • Work involves regular exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.