Share this Job

Maintenance Mechanic $5K Sign-On

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

Apply now »

Date: Jul 1, 2019

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Recognized by Glassdoor as a "Best Place to Work" two years in a row, we couldn't be prouder of our employees. We are the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100 brands. We are committed to driving innovation, sustainability, and fostering a culture of collaboration. We look forward to having you join the team! Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing

Are you motivated by evaluating and diagnosing mechanical problems?  Do you enjoy working on a wide variety of equipment with a broad range of technology?   This position will empower you to provide technical maintenance support the largest family-owned winery in the world. You must be able to work in fast paced environment with the ability to drive decisions within a collaborative culture.   If you want to work for a company that values innovation, teamwork and is committed to continuously improving processes and team members. It’s time to join the Gallo Family!


  • $5,000 Sign-on bonus
  • $31.60 hour plus
  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, Vision & 401K


  • 12 hour - 5:45pm -6:00am 3x2 rotation schedule    
  • 8 hour - Swing and Grave Shifts

What You Will Do

Technical Development

  • Diagnoses malfunctioning equipment and replaces damaged or broken equipment
  • Works cross-functionally to ensure information about equipment malfunctions is shared and communicates corrective action plan
  • Changes out electric photo eyes, proximity switches and limit switches.  Unwires and wire backup 3 phase motors.  Changes brushes and DC motors
  • Performs line changes and completes PM (preventive maintenance)
  • Calculates output ratios for motors and gearboxes
  • Trains operators on correct procedures relative to equipment maintenance
  • Performs repairs such as replacing fuses, light sockets, bulbs, and switches
  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit, using tools, such as hacksaws, pipe threaders, and conduit benders

Continuous Improvement

  • Plans new or modifies existing system layout(s) for equipment by identifying specific mechanical or electrical components, location, and functionality
  • Evaluates and adjusts machinery for changes in materials, environment conditions, and operational error
  • Works to ensure functionality of installed equipment and systems
  • Plans layout and installation of wiring and electrical equipment and systems

What You Need

  • 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 of older.
  • 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 tools.
  • Required to comply with company GMP policies.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Required to pass the WorkKeys assessments. 
  • Industrial Maintenance experience.
  • Required to pass the Standard Timing Model test.
  • Experience working in a Food and Beverage environment.
  • Experience working on high-speed packaging lines.
  • Knowledge of solid-state electronics including PLC and VFD troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience working in a union environment.
  • Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

To view a full job description, please click here.

Job ID 58688 




Journeyman, food, beverage, industrial, high speed, packaging, production, mechatronics, heavy equipment, troubleshooting. Robotics, PLC, VFD, Millwright, Diesel, ElectroMechanic, production line Maintenance Mechanic, Military, enginemen, Navy, maintenance Technician, Army Avionic Mechanic, tractor mechanic, field mechanic, plant mechanic, Airforce, Marines


Equal Opportunity Employer

Gallo will consider all qualified applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, consistent with the requirements of applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: Modesto

Apply now »
Find similar jobs: