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Maintenance Tech

Jackson Family Wines

Soledad, CA

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JOB TITLE: Maintenance Technician

SUMMARY: Under general supervision, position installs, repairs, and performs preventative and emergency maintenance on a wide variety of winery equipment. Additionally, the technician will perform repairs on support equipment, buildings, fixtures, and systems at the production facility. This is a day shift during non-harvest and a swing shift during harvest. The candidate must be able to respond to emergency call-ins on weekends and should expect to work 6 days a week from August through November.

•  Perform mechanical tasks, such as lubrication, filter replacing, and mechanical repairs to pumps, compressors, and filters.
•  Install, troubleshoot and repair winery equipment.
•  Review service requests for repairs, and maintenance, determine nature and recommend an appropriate solution.
•  Use technical publications to troubleshoot and repair equipment.
•  Purchase needed parts, receive and install.
•  Conduct limited technical inspections on winery equipment and perform required preventative maintenance actions.
•  Perform predictive maintenance on winery equipment.
•  Perform corrective maintenance on winery equipment.
•  Assist in the movement of materials and equipment as required.
•  Perform any other task as assigned.

•  Be a self-starter and work with limited supervision.
•  Have fabricating skills, welding Stainless Steel and Aluminum (mig, tig), cutting, drilling, etc.
•  Have electrical knowledge. Ability to read electrical schematics and troubleshoot with or without schematics.
•  Have good communication skills.
•  Have a basic understanding of the computer and work with Word, Excel, E-mail, and research on the internet.
•  Be able to read and write English and perform Mathematical calculations.
•  Be able to read and understand technical manuals and publications.
•  Be able to read various types of gauges, and meters and operate test equipment.


2 - 3 years winery or manufacturing maintenance experience as a Maintenance Mechanic preferred, or equivalent technical training. Must have a thorough knowledge of mechanical systems as they relate to winery equipment including, pumps, conveying systems, hydraulics, air systems, vacuum systems, air conditioning, and refrigeration. Must be organized with good follow-through and time management skills. Must be able to work overhead and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

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Job Posted:
Wednesday, November 23rd
Type of Work:
Full Time
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