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Maintenance Technician - Journey

Date: Jun 8, 2019

Location: Manteca, CA, US, 95336

Company: Delicato Family Wines

Position Purpose

Under general supervision, responsible for maintaining, installing and troubleshooting all plant instrumentation and other control systems.  Develops and understanding of all plant processes and the equipment used to control those processes.  Supports the maintenance of plant equipment to ensure a minimum of downtime. 

Essential Duties

  • Participates in designing controls, scheduling the installation, and monitoring the startup of small-scale projects.Installs and maintains pneumatic and electronic process control instruments.
  • Traces and corrects control loop malfunctions, and provides assistance to maintenance and production teams concerning instrument systems.
  • Repairs, calibrates and cleans all instruments, pressure switches, flow tubes and gauges to ensure minimal downtime and efficient utilization of pneumatic and electronic equipment.
  • Participates in giving direction to plant electricians and mechanics as needed to complete repairs.
  • Isolates and corrects defective valves, broken diaphragms contaminated systems, improperly working electronic units, and other malfunctions on inefficient processes.
  • Prepares reports and maintains historical records of problems and causes for specified preventative maintenance or troubleshooting assignments.
  • Participates in designing component changes on replacement devices for more efficient and accurate usage.
  • Supports Engineering with assigned tasks. 
  • Creates simple programs for Allen Bradley programmable logic controllers.
  • Installs and troubleshoots Allen Bradley programmable logic controllers; navigates the programs to troubleshoot process upsets.
  • Creates projects for Allen Bradley PanelView HMIs; installs and troubleshoots PanelView HMIs. 
  • Programs parameters and troubleshoot variable frequency drives.
  • Reads and troubleshoots instruments using electrical ladder schematics.
  • Participates in the installation and maintenance of process control instruments, both electronic and pneumatic.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.


Non-Essential Duties

•        Inspects designated buildings, refrigeration plants, and electrical control systems to determine need for maintenance and repair

•        Detects malfunctions and creates and implements plans to resolve them

•        Handles troubleshooting and repairing systems across a broad spectrum of facilities

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent required; AA/AS degree in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance a plus
  • Completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and production maintenance experience; Winery experience is preferred.
  • 7 years’ experience in specialized field of knowledge

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understands basic refrigeration cycle to include: identifying components in refrigeration circuit, understanding how each component works, diagnosing problems in the refrigeration circuit, using manifold gauge set, pressure/temperature chart and temperature measuring devices for routine maintenance and troubleshooting. Understands refrigeration recovery, evacuation and charging.
  • Possess very in-depth knowledge and understanding of all components and theory of operation
  • Understands basic electron theory, how electricity travels, AC and DC currents, single phase and three phase circuits, and series and parallel circuits. Ability to read basic wiring diagrams. Understanding of Ohms Law. Ability to use multi-meters to read voltage, current and resistance values. Must be able to troubleshoot basic electrical circuits.
  • Understands basic heating cycle to include: identifying components in heating system, understanding how each component works, diagnosing problems in the heating system using a gas pressure test and other devices for routine maintenance and to troubleshoot.
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid and material dynamics, as well as mechanical


Certificates and Licenses

  • HVAC certified with certificate or
  • RETA Training and/or CIRO Certified
  • Welding Certifications a plus

Working Conditions

Constant exposure to the elements and temperature variation working both indoors and outdoors and at heights up to 45 feet. Some work areas require ear and eye protection. Exposure to standard maintenance material including batteries, lubricating fluids, paints, solvents, etc. This position is on a rotating shift schedule.

Work Standards

  • Acts in a manner reflective of the Company culture of High Moral Standards, Innovation and Continuous Evolution, Trust in Team, Continuous Improvement, and Sustainable Relationships
  • Communicates, interacts, and works effectively with others; receptive to feedback and coaching; voices concerns in a constructive manner
  • Demonstrates commitment to safety first; communicates safety concerns; promotes a safe work environment based on established safety standards and training
  • Follows all Company policies and procedures

Additional Comments

Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time

Delicato Family Wines offers its employees a generous and comprehensive benefits package.  The core health insurance components include medical, dental and vision, where Delicato covers nearly the entire cost for employees and a large percentage for dependents.  Additional health benefits include life, disability and flexible spending accounts.  Other benefits include 401(k) with generous company match, discretionary profit sharing, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, wine & merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, gym discounts & many more.


Delicato Family Wines is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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