Master Mechanic in Acampo, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Acampo, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    0 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (209) 952-5627

Job Description

Master Mechanic


Master Mechanic is responsible for independently providing hands-on maintenance and repair services to all areas of winery operations including equipment, infrastructure, fixtures, furnishings and buildings.  Independently performs routine and preventative maintenance of all winery equipment.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Independently performs routine and preventative maintenance of all winery facilities to include but not limited to: Cellar equipment - pumps, hoses, valves & fittings, storage racks, filters, centrifuges, cross flow; Crush equipment – de-stemmers, pumps, presses, conveyors, and hoists. 
  • Independently performs routine and preventative maintenance of all winery facilities to include but not limited to: Water supply and distribution; Wastewater and storm-water systems and processes; Heating and cooling systems; space conditioning systems; compressed air and gases production storage and distribution; wine tanks and catwalks; Buildings - production, offices and visitors center. 
  • Independently perform routine and preventative repair and maintenance of all winery vehicles to include but not limited to: Lift-trucks; Flatbed & dump trucks < 26,000lb GVW; Vans & pick ups.
  • Sound electrical understanding and troubleshooting skills - 3-phase power distribution and motors; Control circuits (2-wire, 3-wire, holding circuits); Control components (Push-buttons, photo-electric switches, limit switches, relays, contactors & V.F.D.s); PLC’s and Ladder logic diagrams.
  • Strong understanding of refrigeration processes and equipment (Glycol and/or Ammonia) RETA certification preferred.
  • Welding skills - TIG & MIG, and/or sanitary welding.
  • Preparation and installation of equipment, including the fabrication of simple parts and troubleshooting production equipment.
  • May lead other lower level mechanics on various projects.
  • Perform liquid and gas plumbing, and rough carpentry.  Occasionally perform finish work.
  • Able to complete assignments and work orders with minimal supervisor.
  • Ability to operate and be licensed and certified to operate industrial equipment like forklifts, booms, etc.
  • Safety-follow safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies to safeguard personal safety, company property, environmental and team member’s safety

Core Competencies:

  • Communicating Effectively
  • Quality and Work Standards
  • Building Productive Working Relationships - Teamwork
  • Professional and Emotional Maturity
  • Initiative/Results Oriented
  • Safety


  • High School Diploma/GED with 8-10 Years of Experience Required
  • Knowledge of Cooling systems (Glycol Ammonia)
  • Forklift Certified
  • RETA certified (where applicable)
  • LOTO/Confined Space Certified
  • Valid CA Driver’s License
  • Good mechanical and spatial aptitude & all round technical

ADA Physical/Mental/Workplace Requirements:

  • Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to sit, talk or listen and drive long distances.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  Frequent walking, including going up and down stairs and ladders, and bending are required. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Work Environment: Working conditions in certain areas of the winery are cold, wet, slippery and noisy.  Involves exposure to hazardous conditions.  Irregular shifts, including graveyard, and long hours may be required, particularly during harvest. 
  • Travel Required: Minimal

Call Janessa for Immediate consideration 209-952-5627. 

Equal Opportunity Employer