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 functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
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 skills.
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 occupation.
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 computer-O
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 plus.
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 Resources.
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.