Req ID: 6521 

Department: [[department]]  

Status: [[jobType]], Nonexempt  

Location: Paso Robles, California (US-CA)  

Workplace Location:  On-Site

Job Summary:

The seasonal weighmaster will weigh and process grape and tanker trucks entering and leaving the winery according to schedule. This position will also be responsible for processing and basic analysis of grape truck samples, distribution and filing of shipping documents, as well as cleaning work areas at the end of each shift.


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.

  • Timely and accurate weighing of inbound and outbound grape and/or tanker trucks in order to stay on schedule
  • Operate sampling machinery to collect grape truck samples
  • Generate weigh tags and accurately handle bill of lading (BOL)
  • Run brix, temperature and pH analysis on grape truck samples
  • Facilitate Coordination between scale house, crush pad, cellar, and lab.
  • Coordinate delivery of samples to the lab
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment
  • Follow safe operating procedures and TFE safety policies


Other Functions:

  • Cleaning Sugar Shack and Scale house at end of day
    • Involves chemicals and using a forklift to discard pomace
  • Additional duties may include filing and data entry, and possibly light cellar work/cleaning


  • English and Spanish speaking preferred
  • Regular, reliable, and predictable attendance
  • Ability to work from August to mid-November
  • Accurate data entry ability and good math skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Intermediate computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to be trained on routine lab analysis (pH, brix, temperature)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to interact effectively and communicate with co-workers and truck drivers
  • Ability to perform basic clerical functions and operate office machines
  • Certified to operate a forklift or willingness to become certified
  • Able to be fit tested and wear appropriate PPE

Working Conditions:

  • 10-12 hour shifts 6 days a week (Monday through Saturday) – start time 4:30 am
  • Office environment with outdoor exposure and stairs
  • Frequent deadline pressures
  • Working with chemicals
  • Comply with company safety regulations

Salary Range: $19.15 -  $25.00  

The starting pay will be based on several factors, including but not limited to experience, training, education, and geographic location.


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: Bakersfield
Nearest Secondary Market: San Luis Obispo

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