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Vineyard Equipment Mechanic

Jack Neal & Son, Inc.

St. Helena, CA

Job Description:

Jack Neal & Son is seeking two Ag Mechanics to work under the direction of the shop manager. This position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all vineyard equipment.

Key Responsibilities

•  Maintain fleet of agricultural equipment
•  Maintain fixed equipment; pumps, wind machines, buildings etc.
•  Responsible for preventive maintenance records and parts ordering.
•  Coordinate repairs.
•  Fabricate parts and equipment as needed.
•  Maintain assigned service truck.
•  Commutes to various sites to perform duties.
•  Follows all safety guidelines.
•  Lock, Tag, Clear and Try principles

Qualifications and Experience

•  High School diploma or G.E.D.
•  Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
•  Ability to work overtime and extended hours.
•  Spanish language skills desirable.
•  Four years experience diagnosing and repairing the following equipment:
John Deere; Kubota, Landini's, Husky, Honda's, Cat, McCormick Pumps, Disc, Hoe Plow, Sprayers, Mowers, Ford, Chevrolet, Peterbilt
LP gas knowledge, electronic ignition and electronic fuel systems
Equipment: Disc, hoe plow, sprayers, mowers, Hondas, chain saws, gear boxes.
•  Other skills: Hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, open and closed centered system, Heat exchangers – water pump systems
•  Certified for air brakes and auto brakes
•  Class A Driver's License a Plus
•  Must have clean DMV record



Work Environment

•  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
•  Must be able to hear at a level sufficient to identify potential audible hazards in the work place
•  The employee is required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
•  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.
•  The employee is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch.
•  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
•  Must be able to grip with hands repeatedly and for extended periods
•  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
•  Must have normal night vision and be able to navigate in the dark.
•  The position requires working outside in all weather conditions, exposure to extreme heat and cold in some cases.
•  Complete mobility (walking, bending, and stretching) in the vineyard on uneven terrain.
•  Must be able to work with arms extended 90 degrees to the body or extended above the shoulder
•  Office related tasks include sitting at a desk may be required, using computer based technology.
•  Driving is required between ranches.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, July 21st
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Salary Information:
Competitive