Mechanic II

Vineyards Geyserville, California


Position at Jackson Family Wines



TITLE:Mechanic II


REPORTS TO:Shop Manager

LOCATION:Vineyards of the North Coast


General Description of Duties:

Troubleshoot, repair and service agricultural equipment and vehicles without supervision:

  •       Gasoline, propane and Diesel engines.
  •       Fuel systems
  •       Electrical systems
  •       Chassis and brake systems
  •       Drive train systems

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform safety inspections on equipment and fix any problems.
  • Hook up, inspect, and repair implements.
  • Perform welding and fabricating tasks without supervision.
  • Order and purchase parts and supplies within spending limits.
  • Drive to vineyard locations and perform field services/repairs.
  • Safely operate hand and power tools.
  • Keep Shop Manager informed of progress on their assigned work.
  • Operate a forklift.
  • Haul grapes during harvest with any vehicle appropriate with appropriate drivers license.             
  • Keep work area clean and safe.
  • Operate a steam cleaner.
  • Operate service truck and equipment trailer to haul equipment and supplies.
  • Flexibility to changing work priorities and hours of work as needed.
  • Fabrication of agriculture implements.
  • Keep assigned company service truck clean and maintained.
  • Must follow all of the company’s safety rules and regulations at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Training:

  • Must be able to read and understand service/repair manuals
  • Must understand automotive/tractor electrical and be able to read electrical diagrams and repair 6, 12, & 24 volt systems.
  • Needs to understand tractor/implement hydraulics.
  • Must supply own tools.
  • Must have at least a valid Class C drivers license with no restrictions, unless working on Class A or B vehicles which would require a Class A or B.
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal directions.
  • Must be able to work safely.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Must be able to lift over 100 lbs.


Other Requirements:

Must be able to work weekends and/or overtime as needed.


This job description is not limited to the duties described and may be subject to change as needed.