Maintenance Technician

$300 SIGN-ON BONUS! (May 5, 2021- December 30, 2021)

We are searching for a Maintenance Technician to work in our Pet Segment, providing production support to fulfill our sales orders at our SunPet, Atlanta Location. This position involves performing maintenance functions for the SunPet Location. If you find your skills match the qualifications we are seeking below, we invite you to apply for this position! 

At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries…one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at to learn more.


  • 5 years of general maintenance skills.

  • HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical experience.

  • 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.

  • Perform plumbing repairs and additions.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


  • 2-4 years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience working with packaging equipment is preferred, but not required.

  • 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 work in elevated locations (elevator legs) 

  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

  • Great Attendance.

  • Be able to work a flexible schedule if necessary.

  • Willing to accept all assigned tasks.

  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.


  • Work involves regular exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.

  • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous situations that require following extensive safety precautions and will include the use of protective equipment.

  • Frequent physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds and as needed the ability to lift and/or move 50-100 pounds (with assistance). 

  • This job also requires the ability to regularly climb, lift, bend, stand, walk, twist, turn, and reach with arms and hands. 

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.


Full time
Salary Range
$35,000.00 - 54,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Atlanta, GA 30383, US
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