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Lead Maintenance Technician - ACW

Delicato Family Vineyards

Paicines, CA

Job Description:

Position Purpose

Under general supervision a Lead Maintenance technician is responsible for performing highly diversified duties installing, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining production and facility equipment in accordance with proper safety procedures and industry best practices. The Lead Maintenance technician provides critical support of production schedules insuring that customer delivery commitments are met.

Functional Responsibility

•  Leads by example (strong work ethic) and fosters an environment of trust and respect
•  Interacts in an effective and positive manner
•  Provides hands-on support, assigns daily tasks, monitors output, and communicates changes to the team
•  Informs shift supervisor of manpower needs
•  Assigns and monitors employee rest and meal breaks; covers accordingly
•  Identifies employee training needs and follows through to accomplish the desired results
•  Ensures employees use proper protective equipment and have a safe work environment
•  Enforces company policies, practices, and safety programs; advises Shift Supervisor of policy infractions
•  Provides timely feedback to employees on a daily basis and informs Shift Supervisor of team/individual performance; may participate in employee evaluations
•  Brings suggestions for facility, equipment, and process improvements to the attention of Shift Supervisor
•  Follows-up on jobs to ensure accuracy and completeness
•  Troubleshoots and resolves equipment/procedural issues and informs Shift Supervisor of faulty equipment
•  Advises shift supervisor of needed work orders, red tags equipment.
•  Ensures all employees have the proper tools and equipment to successfully carry out assignments
•  Ensures team members communicate in a clear and effective manner throughout the day for smooth workflow
•  Keeps work area organized and clean to prevent safety hazards
•  Delivers results

Essential Duties

•  This position is responsible for leading and training staff on all standard operating procedures and may provide direction, establish priorities, assign tasks, coordinate work projects and the work of Maintenance Technicians
•  Performs technician duties including but not limited to; mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting to detect faulty operations, offers technical solutions to operations management, records work activities, parts or materials used, and orders or requisitions new parts/materials as necessary within certain limits
•  Installs and maintains production equipment and facility equipment using good judgment and problem solving skills to diagnose problems, determine best method to correct them and is responsible for repairing equipment correctly the first time, makes recommendations for facility, equipment, and process improvements
•  Performs and communicates with affected operations of scheduled preventive maintenance, service on equipment and plant facilities including all active and reactive work request throughout the day, replacing or repairing parts, testing, making adjustments, and verifying results
•  Communicates and supports company policies and decisions in a positive manner, maintains open communication with managers and leaders
•  Participate in, search for and execute against continuous improvement opportunities and initiatives within and beyond the maintenance function by measuring activities, entering data and ensuring the accuracy of the data

Non-Essential Duties

•  Input data in several types of software platforms including Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
•  Support, advise and monitor total predictive maintenance (TPM) tasks performed by machine operators
•  Under direction from supervisor train operators on adjustments or proper standard operating procedures specific for specialty equipment
•  Support and participate in Environmental Health & Safety initiatives in the facility, including but not limited to: air permitting, storm water compliance, HAZMAT, waste water compliance, roof maintenance, DOT inspections, compressed air management, fire & safety system inspections, contractor training, employee training, electrical and hot work
•  Inspects vehicles, equipment, buildings and other structures to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions and needed repair making notes and recommendations using a pre‐established check sheet
•  Perform preventive and breakdown maintenance on material handling equipment such as liquid propane and battery powered lift trucks, pallet jacks, and lifts
•  Special projects and other responsibilities as assigned

*Other duties may be assigned

*Other duties may be assigned

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

Requires a high school diploma/GED
Completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience
Winery experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

•  Knowledge of computers and software platforms; CMMS, Microsoft Office, Outlook, etc.
•  Skills to perform the basic mathematical computational skills required of a technician
•  Ability to determine specifications associated with equipment parts, installation, repair and replacement
•  Ability to specify and install bearings, belts, chains, gears, coupling, drives, and select and apply gaskets, seals, sealants, lubrications and oils
•  Skills to read and interpret technical equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
•  Ability to diagnose problems and determine best method to correct them balancing; cost, timeliness, and quality
•  Knowledge of a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment to perform duties
•  Ability to read, interpret and understand mechanical blue prints and electrical, PI&D, hydraulic, pneumatic, instrumentation and control logic schematics, using both US and foreign industrial symbology standards
•  Solid understanding of electrical and circuit theory and characteristics incl

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, December 5th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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