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Agriculture Equipment Operator Light Duty - Pat...

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Paterson, WA

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Job Description:

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates has an immediate opening for an Equipment Operator- Light Duty at our iconic Columbia Crest Vineyard, located in Paterson, Washington. The selected candidate will operates tractors and other agricultural equipment as outlined on Company equipment list. This is position is represented by the UFW.

Essential Functions:

•  Monitor performance of equipment, both operationally and to meet safety criteria.
•  Will require to operate assigned equipment in a safe manner.
•  Remain alert at all times to any environmental conditions.
•  Report any damage to vines, trellis, irrigation equipment, etc. incurred while operating equipment.
•  Assist in irrigation - monitoring of drip system.
•  Assist with crew needs, i.e., assist in movement of sanitation facilities, provision of water, supplies, etc.
•  Understanding and proper use of all personal protective equipment. Maintain PPE in good repair at all times.

Non-Essential Functions:

•  Perform other duties as assigned

Working Conditions:

•  Work is performed outdoors on uneven terrain with varying temperatures.

Physical Requirements:

•  Bending, kneeling and twisting repetitively throughout work shift.
•  Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds required.
•  Stepping up, stepping down on tractors.
•  Occasional long term standing or walking on uneven ground during work shift.
•  Repetitive wrist movement that encompasses squeezing, rotating and bending.
•  Arm movement encompasses extension, raising and bending.


•  Must be minimum of 18 years of age
•  History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies.

EEO Statement:

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, or other legally protected characteristics.

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at 509-875-4243.

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Job Posted:
Saturday, November 12th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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