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Controls Technician

Location: Livingston, CA, US, 95334

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Date: Jan 4, 2018

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Recently recognized by Glassdoor as one of the “Top 50 Best Places to Work”, we couldn’t be prouder of our employees. As a family-owned wine and spirits company with over 90 brands, the heart of our success story is our people. Our passions run deep and what unites us is an incredible culture of teamwork, innovation, and collaboration. Are you a passionate team player who is looking to grow your career? If so, apply today! Cheers! 

Your Talent & Gallo — A Perfect Pairing.

As a Controls Technician, you will be responsible for maintaining, installing and troubleshooting all plant instrumentation and other control systems. You will apply knowledge and understanding of programming and troubleshooting plant controls processes and the equipment used to control those processes.  You will make recommendations to improve the control of the processes or the processes themselves.  Supports the maintenance of plant equipment to ensure a minimum of downtime

What You Will Do


  • Generate programming changes for PLCs
  • Create simple programs for programmable logic controllers; installs and troubleshoots programmable logic controllers. 
  • Navigate the programs to troubleshoot process upsets


  • Lead machinery trouble-shooting; documents repairs made
  • Replace or repairs defective parts
  • Provide preventative maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting services for bottling line equipment, and palletizing equipment
  • Provide preventative maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting services
  • Disassemble malfunctioning equipment; examines and tests mechanisms on large and small pieces of machinery

What You Need

  • High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 5 years of experience working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment
  • Required to climb stairs and ladders; required to conduct work at heights
  • Required to work 24-hour on-call shifts

What Will Set You Apart

  • 2 year technical degree in electrical technology plus 3 years of experience working with PLC controls, logic circuits, pneumatic and electrical equipment
  • Knowledge of motion control and servo drive technology (software and hardware)
  • Knowledge of programmable logic controllers, MicroLogix, SLC500, PLC5, ControlLogix, CompactLogix, and FlexLogix

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
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Job Posting ID - 47183 





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Nearest Major Market: Merced

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