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Harvest Mechanic

Raymond Vineyards

St. Helena, CA

Job Description:

Raymond Vineyards is seeking a skilled Maintenance Mechanic to assist in maintaining, repairing, and upgrading winery, property, systems, and equipment during the 2014 harvest. Position projected to start early Aug, ending late November.

Essential Functions:
Perform preventive maintenance and repairs to the winery equipment, including crusher/de-stemmers, presses, sorting table, barrel washer, bottling line, boilers, refrigeration equipment, lighting systems, power systems, water systems, and others as required.

Perform preventive maintenance and repairs to the winery buildings and structures including basic carpentry, wiring, plumbing, and other activities as needed.

Comply with environmental and safety regulations pertaining to winery production and maintenance tasks.

Maintain positive work atmosphere at all times, whether dealing with management, co-workers, clients, vendors, and/or winery guests.

Maintain clean, organized, and adequately stocked maintenance shop. Store and maintain all equipment & tools, keeping inventory safe and functioning properly at all times.

May perform maintenance record keeping as needed, including data entry, creating work orders, developing maintenance calendars, documenting safety training, , and providing information as requested to management.

Complete emergency repairs to equipment and structures, or arrange for such repairs, on a 24 hour, 7 day schedule. Arrange for emergency coverage prior to taking vacations and/or time away from winery.

Assist in all other maintenance related tasks as needed, working closely with Maintenance Supervisor, Production Manager, Winemakers, Cellar Master, Bottling Line Supervisor and others.

Minimum 2 years experience with maintenance duties, preferably within wine industry.

Apprenticeship certificates in welding, electronics, refrigeration, etc. a plus.

Ability to work swings and weekends required.

Ability to perform physically demanding activities: standing, walking, climbing, reaching, grasping and more. Ability to work on elevated and/or narrow areas. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs without assistance. Ability to work in changing environment, both indoors and outdoors. Ability to tolerate moderate noise levels typical of power tools, machinery, vehicles, and equipment.

Raymond Vineyards is the Napa Valley winery of Boisset Family Estates, a family-owned fine wine company, including Buena Vista Winery, Deloach Vineyards, JCB, Lockwood Vineyard, Lyeth, and Raymond Vineyards. We are an eco-minded company with a fast-paced, dynamic culture that rewards innovation and dedication.

Boisset is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing its employees full potential while giving excellent customer service. All qualified applicants will be considered.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, July 15th
Type of Work:
Harvest Help
Salary Information:


Contact Information
Raymond Vineyards