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Equipment Technician (Winemaking Equipment & Supplies)

Location: Napa, CA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $83,200.00 - $89,440.00
Hourly: $40.00 - $43.00
Date: 11/15/2018
Job ID: 02638741
Job Description

Excellent career opportunity available to be part of a company that has been supplying industry-leading equipment, service and supplies to wineries, beverage companies that include distilled spirits and juices, and also for olive oil production companies. The company supplies Membrane Presses, Basket Presses, Wine & Spirits Fillers, Bottling Lines, Labelers, Automation and Controls, Sparkling Equipment, Stainless Tanks, PD Pumps, and Service & Support for the beverage industry and is the smaller division of a much larger organization in California.



The Equipment Technician is responsible for the installing, testing, trouble-shooting and repairing of new and used machinery at various locations.  



• Provides strong mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and PLC skills.

• Provides technical guidance on complex issues.

• Displays the importance of safety and quality in every aspect of the job.

• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with customers, management, associates and vendors.

• Works with vendors and suppliers to identify solutions to equipment problems, and identifies improvement opportunities.

• Solves problems and deals with a variety of variables in situations where limited standardization exists.

• Participates in the assembly of new machinery for effective and timely implementation and qualification.

• Investigates and analyzes causes of equipment issues  and takes the necessary corrective action.

• Utilizes test equipment and hand tools (both manual & powered) to perform machine adjustments and repairs.

• Learns new technology, both mechanical and electrical .

• Interfaces with customers to help solve product or process related issues.



• High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.

• 7 years of experience in technical customer service, maintenance or sales experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.

• 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.

• Required to work all shifts and weekends as needed.

• Travel by air and car is required.

• Required to lift and move up to 50 pounds.



• Experience with stainless steel welding and fabricating.

• Experience understanding customer needs and specification development.

• Experience interfacing with customers directly to identify and solve product issues, write service call reports and communicate customer status.

• Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.






Kersey & Associates, Inc.
513 Usdasdi Drive Brevard, NC 28712
Phone: 828-966-9030    Fax: 828-966-9032    Email: