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Under general supervision, the Equipment Operator I will assist Foreman with assigned aspects of the day to day operations. This position will be located at the Sonoma Vineyards Office and primarily help support vineyards in Dry Creek and Alexander Valley. This position is full-time, averages 40 hours a week, and works a 5x8 schedule.
Inspect equipment daily before operation and responsible for notifying Vineyard Supervisor/Foreman of routine maintenance and repairs needed.
Operate tractors and tractor implements in order to accomplish various vineyard practices such as disking, moving, spreading, spraying, trimming, etc.
Operate ATVs, utility vehicle, and light equipment such as weed eaters and backpack sprayers
Perform light equipment maintenance as directed
May include field irrigation work such as checking lines, cleaning filters, plugging leaks, replacing emitters, and repairing below ground piping
May perform specialized duties within the vineyard such as pruning, tying, suckering/shoot thinning, weeding, wire movement, leaf & fruit thinning, hand harvest, vineyard layout and irrigation installation.
May perform various maintenance tasks such as trellis repair, hoeing, drainage repair, erosion control and irrigation repair
Responsible for compliance with CBI sustainability policies and practices which are economically viable, socially acceptable and environmentally sound. This is done by supporting programs at each location for conservation, energy efficiency, and recycling, which are critical for our operations to achieve tangible environmental results.
Must follow safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies to safeguard personal safety, company property, environmental and team member’s safety.
Work as a team with co-workers to perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the company’s value of exhibiting the highest quality standards in all endeavors.
Any other duties as reasonably required.
Ability to perform a variety of tasks using specified equipment safely and efficiently.
Must have a valid driver’s license
Must have knowledge of safety requirements when operating and observe all safety protocols pertaining to the equipment and implements being operated.
Knowledge of basic mathematics (addition and subtraction).
Willing and able to work overtime, irregular shifts, including graveyard, and long hours, particularly during harvest.
Ability to follow detailed instructions
Ability to read and write.
One-year equipment operator experience
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Works in warm/cold climates
Works in high places
Works on wet surfaces
Is exposed to loud noise, fumes and/or toxic chemicals
Works near moving, mechanical parts and lift truck traffic
Must be able to move up to 55lbs
Primary office environment may be warehouse/distribution setting
Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods. Lifting may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Operations and Production
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