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Electrician at Constellation Brands

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Gonzales, California

Job Description:

Job Description

Summary/Objective:  The Electrician is an integral member of the Operations Maintenance team responsible for troubleshooting, installation and/or modification of electrical control systems and PLC programs of varying size and complexity that are critical aspects of winery operations

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensures all automated systems are running at an optimum on a day-to-day basis, and in conjunction with the Facilities Maintenance Teams. 

  • Drives efficiency improvements through design (or assist in design) and implementation of electrical control systems and PLC programs throughout the winery. 

  • Identifies and provides guidance to the winery Management Team on the maintenance, and upgrades of electrical and automated control systems in the plant facilities.

  • Installs, modifies electrical control systems throughout the winery. Maintain, repair or oversee the repair of issues as identified.

  • Drafting and maintaining effective documentation of electrical and control system updates or changes.

  • Work with Operations Team in the review of Contractor quotations to ensure that fair and reasonable pricing is recommended for approval. 

  • Represent the winery as liaison with product vendors and equipment suppliers to ensure system malfunctions and product failures are resolved in timely and efficient manner.

  • Responsible for ensuring that the inspection, testing and repairing of PLC driven equipment throughout the winery is completed as required by established schedules or need. 

  • Ensures safe work practices and adheres to all safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to, timely and accurate reporting of all work-related injuries and illnesses, promoting safety awareness to co-workers, advising the supervisors of any unsafe acts and conditions.

  • Assists Central Coast Operations with special projects and equipment trials as assigned.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

  • Other responsibilities including welding, mechanical repairs and support to the Maintenance department as needed.

Core Competencies:

  • Communicating Effectively

  • Quality and Work Standards

  • Building Productive Working Relationships - Teamwork

  • Professional and Emotional Maturity

  • Initiative/Results Oriented

  • Safety


  • High School Diploma/GED with 8-10 Years of Experience Required

  • Knowledge of Cooling systems (Glycol Ammonia)

  • Forklift Certified

  • RETA certified (where applicable)

  • LOTO/Confined Space Certified

  • Valid CA Driver’s License

  • Good mechanical and spatial aptitude & all round technical

ADA Physical/Mental/Workplace Requirements:

  • Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to sit, talk or listen and drive long distances.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  Frequent walking, including going up and down stairs and ladders, and bending are required. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

  • Work Environment: Working conditions in certain areas of the winery are cold, wet, slippery and noisy.  Involves exposure to hazardous conditions.  Irregular shifts, including graveyard, and long hours may be required, particularly during harvest. 

  • Travel Required: Minimal

The purpose of this description is to describe the essential job functions and the level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. This description is not an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by this position. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from particular jobs and assign other duties as necessary.


Gonzales, California

Additional Locations

Job Type

Full time

Job Area

Operations and Production

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).