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Plant Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

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Date: May 11, 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.


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.


  • 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.




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 GED.
  • Required to be 18 years of age or older
  • Required to pass the WorkKeys assessments in Applied Math, Applied Technology and Graphic Literacy.
  • Required to work at heights up to 40 feet.
  • Required to work any shift.
  • Required to comply with company GMP policies.
  • Required to work overtime if necessary.
  • Required to lift and move up to 50 pounds.
  • Required to have mechanic hand tools.
  • 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.


  • 3 years of journeyman level maintenance experience.
  • Skilled in gas and arc weld, heli-arc.
  • Skilled to work from blue prints.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Skilled in all phases of mechanical work.
  • Certified forklift, man lift, scissors lift.
  • Skilled and certified in welding.
  • Demonstrates mechanical aptitude/dexterity.
  • Skilled in hydraulics.
  • 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

Req. ID:  49002 





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