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Equipment Operator Ag Chem LG4L job in Eastern Washington Paterson/Sunnyside- Mattawa, WA is available at Ste. Michelle Wine Estates (SMWE). Pesticide Applicator License Required. Applies Agricultural chemicals/ pesticides (handling, mixing, and loading) Installs and removes pesticides signs as necessary. Monitors all ground speeds, pressure settings, flow rates and spray patterns. Unplugs equipment nozzles and filters as necessary. Monitors all weather conditions to effectively inform all vineyard, supervisory, and management personnel. Performs minor mechanical "B" repair and maintenance to light/heavy equipment. Maintains schedule equipment repair as well as maintenance records/logs. Performs daily servicing and safety inspections of equipment assigned. 8 - 10-hour workdays. May be required to work Saturdays This job is represented by United Farm Workers (UFW).

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call the greater Seattle area our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the world because we value our vineyards and the art of winemaking. This focus has resulted in our ability to offer our consumers extraordinary and distinctive wines from some of the best regions in the world.

Equipment Operator Ag Chem L1 LG4L job responsibilities include:

•  Mixing, load and apply of chemicals. Install and remove pesticide signs as needed.
•  Monitor all weather conditions and ensure that supervisory/managerial staff informed of same.
•  Complete understanding of all MSDS, chemical label criteria, and state and federal laws surrounding use and application of product.
•  Monitor all ground speeds, pressure settings, flow rates and spray patterns. Unplug nozzles and filters as needed.
•  Operate all equipment utilized in cultural operation. Always remain alert to any environmental conditions.
•  Maintain and understanding and proper use of all personal protective equipment.

Position Requirements:

•  Pesticide Applicator License
•  Must possess valid driver's license
•  Tractor experience
•  Must pass respirator fit test
•  Must be 18 years of age minimum
•  Previous experience in AG related work, preferably vineyard operation

Your Compensation

$19.40 an hour.

At Ste. Michelle Wine Estates we believe in paying our employees equal pay for equal work. Individual offers are made dependent upon a candidate's prior experience and education level as it pertains to the role.

Benefits of working with Ste. Michelle Wine Estates:

Our Total Rewards programs are designed to attract, motivate, and retain talented, curious people with a passion for innovation, collaboration, continuous improvement, and growth. We offer leading programs that inspire and reward superior performance and foster an inclusive, diverse, and healthy workforce.

Benefits with United Farm Workers representation:

Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Medical Plan includes medical, dental, vision & prescription - eligible after becoming qualified (upon the 1st of the month following sixty (60) consecutive days)
Paid Vacation & Holidays
Juan De La Cruz (JDLC) Pension Plan

Culture at Ste. Michelle:

We Challenge: We are driven to succeed in everything we do, and we challenge ourselves and our team to perform at the highest level.

We Care: We put people first - our team, our consumers, our customers, our communities.

We Collaborate: We believe there is nothing we can't accomplish - together - and we believe lifting up those around us is essential to achieving both individual and collective success.

Harvest your potential, Uncork the possibilities! If you are interested in Equipment Operator Ag Chem LG4L job in Eastern Washington Paterson/Sunnyside, WA please apply now.

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Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. For more information, see the EEOC's "Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law" poster.

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Job Posted:
Saturday, March 23rd
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