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Facilities Controls Technician

Woodbridge Winery

Acampo, CA

Job Description:

Job Description

The Facilities Controls Technician maintains the electrical and electronic aspects of cellar

operations and provides technical capability to maximize production efficiency using PLC's (

Programmable Logic Controllers) and SCADA (Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition) .

* Improve cellar/facilities efficiency through changes to automated controls
* Utilize technical skills in troubleshooting, adjusting, and repairing crush machinery that demonstrates literacy and required sophistication to manage PLC environments as well as using mechanical aptitude to solve all mechanical and electrical problems within the facilities
* Assist mechanics with electrical problems
* Install and program electronic controls: i.e., VFD's, HMI's, PLC's, SCADA
* Install and terminate wiring for new equipment
* Interface with vendors to maintain support network
* Provide support to production staff to ensure efficient daily operational efficiencies are achieved.
* Responsible for understanding the ISO, Safety, & Quality Policy's
* Maintain backup programs of all PLC programs
* Maintain and develop SCADA system, including screen visualization for site FactoryTalk
* Train new PLC technicians
* Maintain PLC spare parts inventory

Minimum Qualifications

* Ability to use and modify computers/servers running Windows, SQL and ThinManager
* Computer literacy in MS Office and integrated work order / inventory system.
* Experience reading and using equipment manuals, equipment drawings and electrical schematics to diagnose and resolve equipment problems
* Must have basic math skills and have ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide with the aid of a calculator. Basic computer skills required
* Should have an understand of basic production processes
* Strong electrical background, knowledge of Servos and VFD's
* Full knowledge of Allen Bradley controllers and programming software
* Must know ControlLogix/CompactLogix, PLC5, SLC 500, MicroLogix, Siemens and HMI (AB Panelview and Panelview Plus)

Preferred Qualifications

* Ability to perform changes to PLC, SCADA, HMI programs (adding sub-systems and

interfacing equipment)
* Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering Degree, or completion of at

least two years post-secondary education, formal training in electrical theory, industrial

controls, or equivalent combination of education and / or experience.
* Ability to modify existing AutoCAD electrical drawings
* Ability to create electrical documentation and SOP creation
* Ability to write PLC and HMI programs for production equipment
* Knowledge of DeviceNet, Ethernet, DH+ and RS232.
* Ability to design and document electrical control wiring using AutoCAD
* Ability to create operational manuals for modified equipment
* Ability to setup communication networks between PLC's, SCADA and HMI's
* Ability to wire and terminate electrical controls and motors
* Network and/or electrical certifications are a plus

Physical Requirements/Work Environment/Abilities

* Must be able to stand, walk, sit
* Must be able to move up to 55 lbs
* Use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms
* Climb or balance stairs/ladders
* Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear
* Must have close vision, distant vision, and ability to adjust focus, peripheral vision
* Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
* Must have a valid driver's license and be able to drive a car and travel via plane/train as needed
* Works outdoors/indoors
* Works in warm/cold climates
* Works in high places
* Works on wet surfaces
* Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals
* Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic
* Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Acampo, California

Additional Locations

Job Type
Full time

Job Area
Operations and Production

The salary range for this role is:
$30.35 - $50.58

This is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee's pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, the prevailing minimum wage for the location, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs. We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and any other benefits to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company's sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, November 15th
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
$3O.35 ‍−‌ $5O.5‌8‍
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