Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)
Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Hood Industries, Inc.
Position at Hood Lumber
Hood Industries' Metcalfe, GA sawmill is seeking experienced Millwrights (Industrial Mechanics) for our newly created weekend shift. Duties include, but not limited to, diagnose and make needed repairs to Saws, Edgers, Sorters, Stacking, etc. equipment; preventative maintenance; fabricate equipment and make modifications; repair or replace chains; belt conveyors; gear boxes/drive chains; hydraulics & pneumatics; welding/cutting; and using power tools.
The successful candidate must have 2+ years of industrial maintenance experience in a heavy manufacturing environment. The experience should include troubleshooting, repair and preventive maintenance to a variety of production equipment including belts, sprockets, chains, shafts, gears, motor/drive alignment, pumps, etc. Strong stick welding/fabrication and knowledge of hydraulics & pneumatics a must. Please note this is NOT a welding job..you must have extensive experience in all phases of heavy production equipment maintenance.A high priority is placed on current and previous job stability.
When submitting your resume, please include as much detail about your work history and mechanical skills as possible. We typically get a large response to our job openings and the information contained in your resume will be used to determine if you have the background we are looking for and how you compare to other candidates. It is impossible for us to contact and speak with every candidate; thus, the information contained in your resume will determine if you are considered for the next step in the hiring process.
Starting hourly rate is $18.41/ hr. Highly experienced applicants may be brought in at a higher pay rate after completing and passing a comprehensive written and hands-on skills assessment. Shift hours are Friday - Monday, 6am to approximately 6pm.
Metcalfe is located 10 minutes south of Thomasville, GA (southwest GA, just north of Tallahassee, FL). We offer an excellent benefits package including health/dental/life insurance, paid vacation/holiday & 401(k) with company match.
Hood Industries requires that applicants consent to a background check and a drug screen to continue in the selection process. All employment offers are contingent on meeting our background check standards and successful passing of required drug test. If hired, you will be required to provide documentation indicating your legal right to work in the U.S.