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Maintenance Mechanic I

Req ID: 5057 

Department: Operations  

Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt  

Location: Lodi, California (US-CA)  

Workplace Location:  On-Site

Job Summary:

Assist with the repair and maintenance of refrigeration, compressed air, and water systems equipment at Westside Winery.

Essential Functions:

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


  • Performs regular services, diagnosis, repairs and maintenance on a wide variety of site utility equipment. To include but not limited to: Ammonia refrigeration systems, HVAC systems, compressed air systems, domestic water systems, process waste systems, and sanitary systems.
  • Keeps records of repairs made, expenses, and materials used.
  • Performs other maintenance duties in support of the maintenance team as assigned.
  • Maintaining clean and safe shop tools and work area.
  • Perform simple, rudimentary tasks unsupervised
  • Can complete simple PM work orders independently and complex PM Work Orders under guidance of Maintenance Lead
  • Demonstrates ability to follow all safety protocols (lock-out-tag-out, Personal Protective Equipment, etc.)
  •  Safe use of company power lift equipment (man-lift, forklift, golf carts)
  •  Hazardous waste awareness and environmental awareness
  •  Responsible for understanding the Food Safety and Quality Management System and related activities, including the SQF Food Safety & Quality Policy


  • Education: High school diploma. Technical school; and/or three to five years related experience in the field.
  • Years of Experience: 3 to 5 years mechanical related experience or equivalent
  • Refrigeration (Operator I or RETA equivalent) and water certifications (T2, D1) or ability to obtain within 12 months.
  • Knowledge of the techniques and methods involved in determining & solving mechanical problems
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects
  • Ability to work independently and as a member a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Valid CA driver’s license.


Working Conditions:

  • Moderate to heavy physical work 
  • Work site may be any one of Trinchero Family Estates’ facilities
  • Standing for long periods of time (8 hours per day)
  • Must comply with all safety equipment requirements including ear plugs and safety glasses
  • Exposure to various chemicals in production areas
  • Exposure to machinery, forklifts and related production equipment
  • Long and irregular hours during peak periods or on various shifts
  • Depending on production efficiencies, weekend work will be required. 
  • Extensive walking and lifting of up to 50 pounds



Salary Range: $22.35 -  $33.50  

The starting pay will be based on several factors, including but not limited to experience, training, education, and geographic location. TFE offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, PTO, wellness programs and fertility and family building benefits.   We also provide a 401(k) plan where TFE may make a discretionary profit-sharing contribution.


Trinchero Family Estates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Trinchero Family Estates complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Nearest Major Market: Stockton

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