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Maintenance Mechanic

Apply Job ID 18458 Date posted Dec. 22, 2020 Location The Rock, Georgia Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)


A leading global provider of print and media solutions, Quad/Graphics is powered by a passion for innovation and the most advanced platform in the industry. Our collaborative team of “can-do” people continually challenge the status quo, creating groundbreaking solutions that push the boundaries of communications.

Job Description

Quad is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic. The Maintenance Mechanic troubleshoots repairs and maintains mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic components of production presses and equipment using hand tools, power tools and precision measuring instruments. This position will visually inspect and listen to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions and keep presses operational. This individual  plays an essential role in helping the plant provide high quality product and efficient service to our customers by minimizing operational downtime. The position is a 12-hour shift, 7 to 7 on a rotational 3-4 day work week (Including day and night shifts).

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform mechanical preventive maintenance procedures and repairs on web offset presses and auxiliary equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing of precision machinery and auxiliary equipment utilizing blueprints, schematics, manufacturer specifications and manuals.
  • Perform all work efficiently with an understanding the urgency of press downtime.
  • Emphasize proactive measures to minimize reactive maintenance.
  • Maintain and repair components on systems such as bearings, gear clutches, couplings, belted and shafted drives, gearboxes, etc.
  • May perform basic welding and mechanical tasks.


  • Working knowledge of precision test and calibration equipment to perform preventive maintenance.
  • Thorough understanding of components and systems bearings, clutches, gears, belted and shafted drives and pneumatic systems.
  • Ability to perform math functions, understand and follow instructions, troubleshoot effectively and respond quickly to solve equipment malfunctions.
  • Ability to follow safety instructions while performing tasks and effectively communicate with Press Operators, crew members and management is necessary.
  • Flexibility to work a 12-hour rotating schedule, including days, nights, weekends and holidays and work on-call as needed is required.
  • Must provide own set of tools and be able to safely operate both hand and power tools.

Additional Company Information 

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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