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Equipment Operator

Treasury Wine Estates Global

Napa, CA

Job Description:

About us
Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is one of the world's leading wine companies. We know that it's the thinkers, makers, and doers who have the most impact as we continue to strive towards being recognized as the world's most admired premium wine company. We are proud of our portfolio of brands that have tremendous heritage, rich quality, and a reputation for excellence across the globe. From the iconic luxury of Penfolds, Stags' Leap, Beaulieu Vineyards, and Beringer, to the broad appeal of Sterling Vineyards and newer brands like 19 Crimes, we are committed to creating memorable wine experiences for our consumers.

About the role

Equipment Operators are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of tractors, RTVs and associated implements in the performance of tasks set out for them by Managers and Foremen of Treasury Wine Estates (TWE). These tasks include, but are not limited to, the operation of technical mobile equipment for the purposes of: discing, mowing, hoe-plowing, cultivating, spraying, lifting, servicing, monitoring, harvesting, fertilizing and applying chemicals, etc. Also performs minor repairs related to pre-start safety checks; maintains, connects, and disconnects equipment used to execute duties. We have multiple vacancies in Napa, Sonoma, and Calistoga.
* Solid understanding of vineyard operations and associated operation of vineyard and agricultural equipment: These tasks include, but are not limited to pruning, canopy management, pest and disease management, harvesting grapes, clean up, etc.
* Essential Functions: Operates various farm equipment and machinery properly and with completion of safety trainings and pre-start checklists.
* Operates tractors properly with attached or towed equipment, safely and accurately in open fields and confined vineyards with varied terrain.
* Understands and complies with all safety procedures and rules for equipment operators, including training and PPE.
* Operator Level II: Includes the above requirements of Level I, plus proficiency in several of these categories (availability of equipment in regional locales may apply): tractors with multiple implements; multi-sprayer operation; crawler tractor operation; pre-pruner; tipster; gondola; forklift; general equipment maintenance; welding; field monitoring.
* Operator Level III: Includes all Level I, and proficiency in several Level II categories as well as: Includes proficiency in several of these categories (availability of equipment in regional locales may apply): backhoe; bulldozer; self-propelled harvester; tow-behind harvester; Pellenc harvester; multi-function tractor; irrigation; frost protection; equipment diagnostics; commercial truck driving; supervision; training (new operators may shadow).

About you
* Current valid CA driver's License
* May be required to participate in the pull program and DOT random drug testing
* Knowledge of vineyards and vineyard equipment or agricultural crops.
* Two harvest seasons operating various types of tractors and mechanical farm equipment safely and effectively, preferred.
* Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and carry moderately weighted objects.

What's in it for you
* The opportunity to be bold and make an impact in the world of wine
* Access to the world's most celebrated wines through our employee product allowance
* True flexibility in determining how, when, and where you work to achieve your potential
* Global opportunities across the US, Australia & New Zealand, Asia, UK/Europe
* Opportunity to build a career across multiple functions (we're really good at doing this!)
* Structured development programs to support your health, wellbeing, and career
* "TWEforME Day" -an additional day of leave each year, for you to do you!
* Competitive benefits package including: Medical, Dental, and Vision, Paid Time Off (vacation, sick time, and holidays), 401K with company match, and much more!

Culture

We bring our whole selves, we're courageous and we deliver together - that's our DNA. We're a passionate bunch who enjoy working together, like to have fun and keep things down-to-earth. We're brave enough and care enough to have the right conversations to get the best outcome and are famous for our can-do attitude. We're definitely "glass half full" people and see challenges as opportunities and move with pace to achieve our goals.

If you're ready to help us be the world's most admired premium wine company, please apply now!

Inclusion and Diversity

Just like the wide range and variety of brands in our wine portfolio, TWE embraces diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or on the basis of disability.

How to apply

We do move quickly at TWE and continually review applications, so if you don't want to miss out, apply today

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, October 27th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Category:
Reference No:
1001019