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Plant Maintenance Mechanic - Cellar

Location: Modesto, CA, US

Date: Jun 9, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.

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.
The Plant Maintenance Mechanic is a full-time position responsible for general maintenance activities including the servicing, troubleshooting and repair of pumps, motors, vents, piping systems, pneumatic systems and large industrial equipment. Welding (Mig, Tig, Stick, Aluminum, Mild Steel, Stainless Steel) gearboxes, fabrication and pipe fitting.
$36.17 an hour including a comprehensive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k).

  • Operates hydraulic presses, cutting torches, welders, saws and grinders.
  • Installs new equipment.
  • Reads and understands OEM Manuals.
  • Maintains and constructs production and plant equipment.
  • Diagnoses, analyzes, investigates and corrects causes of malfunction of plant equipment and machinery.
  • Utilizes basic maintenance skills-welding, mechanical work, equipment adjustment, plumbing, masonry, pipe-fitting, troubleshooting and lubrication.
  • Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 4 years of maintenance experience OR Associate’s degree / Certificate of completion from an accredited industrial trade program plus 3 years of maintenance experience OR completion of a technical military school/certification plus 3 years of maintenance experience.
  • Required to be 18 years of age or older.
  • Required to complete Workkey's Assessmnet. 
  • Required to work any shift.
  • Required to work overtime, if necessary.
  • Required to lift and move up to 50 pounds frequently.
  • Required to work at heights up to 40 feet.
  • Required to have mechanic hand tools.
  • Required to comply with company GMP policies.


  • Valid driver’s license and successful completion of background check. Required
  • to obtain a California driver’s license or appropriate state driver’s license within
  • 30 days of hire.
  • Read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, electrical schematics, blue
  • prints, service manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and
  • service.
  • Required to pass the WorkKeys assessments.
  • Required to pass the Standard Timing Model test.
  • Experience working in a Food and Beverage environment.
  • Industrial Maintenance experience.
  • Skilled in all phases of mechanical work.
  • Certified forklift, man lift, scissors lift.
  • Skilled and certified in welding.
  • Knowledgeable in working with hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Skilled in fabrication and rigging.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees must be physically capable of moderate pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, stooping, squatting, handling and grasping, twisting/turning, carrying and lifting, torso rotation, reaching to the full extension of the arms.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to the following:

  • Exposure to slippery or uneven walking surfaces.
  • Exposure to dust, fumes.
  • Exposure to loud noise levels.
  • Exposure to hot metal
  • Exposure to sharp objects


Recruiter: Mariam Hakimi 


Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


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