Job Summary: The Family Coppola is seeking a strong mechanical
technician capable of installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and
repairing winery equipment and systems. Sets a positive example for
junior techs, teaching and coaching as needed, and helping to set
expectations. Demonstrates initiative and the ability to work with
minimal supervision. Understands the hazards associated with
maintenance work and fully supports company/department efforts to
maintain a safe work environment.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to
enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Troubleshoot and repair mechanical systems:
- Bearings, chains, belts, couplings, etc.
- Motors and gearboxes
- Pneumatic control systems
- Pumps, seals, and valves
- Harvest equipment (presses, augers, destemmers, etc.).
- Operate and maintain support equipment and systems:
- Water/waste water processes
- Hot water boilers
- Air compressors and dryers
- Electrical distribution.
- Install piping, valves and fittings in stainless steel, Copper,
PVC, and threaded pipe systems.
- TIG/MIG welding of stainless and mild steel and/or Aluminum
(sanitary welding experience a plus).
- Rigging and setting equipment.
- Perform building maintenance tasks.
- Conduct maintenance work planning - materials take-offs and
specification, time estimates, equipment needs, etc.
- Operate company vehicles, fork lifts, backhoe, personnel lifts
and other heavy equipment.
- Keep accurate records detailing maintenance, service, and
repair history on all equipment.
- Understand and comply with all safety regulations and
procedures; take a lead role in making sure that the facility and
equipment are safe for employees and visitors.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory
responsibilities. However, as a senior level technician, leading by
example and coaching/teaching is expected.
Education/Experience: High School graduate. Over five years of
maintenance experience. Machine blueprint reading and repair.
Extensive equipment repair and troubleshooting,
welding/fabrication, and/or plumbing/pipe fitting experience.
Skills: Able to perform quality work efficiently with minimal
supervision. Detail-oriented and accurate, with ability to handle
multiple tasks and priorities. Leadership and people management
Knowledge: Proper use of safety equipment and safety procedures.
Basic math skills. Able to read, understand and follow written and
verbal English instructions.
Physical: Able to lift, pull, and push up to 100 lbs. Carry up
to 50lbs. with frequent stooping and bending. Able to travel by
car. Must be able to work flexible hours, including overtime and
sometimes up to seven days/week during the harvest season. Able to
stand, walk, stoop, bend, and/or kneel for a minimum of eight hours
per day in two hour intervals. Able to climb stairs to work
platforms twelve feet or more in height. Able to crawl inside
tanks. Able to work outdoors in variable weather conditions.
N (Not Applicable)-Activity is not applicable to this
O (Occasionally)-Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of
the time (0-2.5+hrs/day)
F (Frequently)-Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66%
of the time (2.5-5.5+ hrs/day)
C(Constantly)-Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of
the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
Stand-F , Walk-F, Sit-O, Handling/Fingering-F, Reaching
Outward-O, Reaching Above Shoulder-O
Climb-O, Crawl-N , Squat or Kneel-O, Bend-O , Working at the
10 lbs or Less-O
11 - 20 lbs-O
21 - 50 lbs-O
51 - 100 lbs-O
Over 100 lbs-O
12 lbs or Less-O
13 - 25 lbs-O
26 - 40 lbs-O
41 - 100 lbs-O
Other Physical Requirements
Vision (Near, Distance)
Sense of Sound (i.e. Machinery/tractor sounds)
Sense of Touch
Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Steel toe
boots, safety glasses)
Other Preferred Job Qualifications:
Strong mechanical aptitude. Electrical distribution or controls
experience. Previous winery maintenance experience. Winemaking
knowledge and experience. Foreign language skills (Spanish) a
All employees shall follow safe practices according to the
injury and illness Prevention Policy (IIPP), render every possible
aid to safe operations, and report all unsafe conditions or
practices immediately to any management employee or Human
About The Family Coppola
The Family Coppola encompasses all of the things Francis loves
most-cinema, wine, food, resorts and adventure-and embraces
quality, authenticity and pleasure as a backbone to each of these
vibrant business endeavors.
Our people are driven by the cultural values of respect,
integrity, innovation, passion, teamwork, and embracing change. Our
employees love working here for our sense of "family" community.
We've been recognized as one of The Best Places to Work in the
North Bay multiple years in a row.