Facility Maintenance Technician (Chateau St. Jean Winery)

Facility Maintenance Technician (Chateau St. Jean Winery)


Under the direction and leadership of the facilities maintenance organization will work towards attaining maintenance goals and company objectives. Carry out skilled technical duties involving repair, maintenance, replacement, installation of all facility equipment and systems. Carry out maintenance activities to an appreciably complicated level in the area of electrical and mechanical system safety. Multiple tasks in this sense may include repair, maintenance, alteration, installation, fabrication, construction which require utilization of skills in problem solving, teamwork, communication, giving attention to detail and abiding by safety guidelines.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop a daily/weekly/monthly work schedule to secure adequate resources to complete inspections, calibrations, preventative, predictive, and planned maintenance while coordinating production requirements, equipment availability and the most efficient use of labor, parts and other resources.
  • Maintain routine communication with all departments regarding equipment operating status and availability.
  • Responsible for Work Order Time Entry, Purging Time Entry, Status Update. Responsible for maintaining Plant Maintenance work order backlog and ensuring work orders are closed out in a timely manner.
  • Responsible to maintain all plant equipment records to drive Predictive/Condition Based Maintenance.
  • Plan all activities associated with planned utility outages under the direction of the Maintenance Manager. Communicate planned outages and ensure coordination with production activities.
  • Maintain and repair Proper lighting both interior and exterior of grounds and buildings.
  • Fire sprinkler system (pumps , piv’s, hydrants and extinguishers ) and record keeping.
  • Rain gutters and drains for storm water regulations.
  • All rolling vehicles and lift trucks and record keeping.
  • Bottling line and packing equipment.
  • Wine processing equipment (press, pmps ,filters and destemmed).
  • Offer solutions to problems and procedures to increase efficiency and safety.
  • Works with the Maintenance Manager to create written procedures for all maintenance tasks.
  • Promotes quality work and a team atmosphere.
  • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to, timely and accurate reporting of all work-related injuries and illnesses to the supervisor, promoting safety awareness to co-workers.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Able to multi-task and handle high pressure situations with limited supervision and meet deadlines.
  • Effectively communicate to site personnel, vendors, OEM’s, and management.
  • Problem-solve and adjust to changing timelines 
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the company’s values of exhibiting the highest quality standards in all endeavors
  • Climb 10 ft ladder, stairs, occasionally lift 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule and overtime, particularly during harvest.


Experience and Qualifications

  • 4yr College Degree or equivalent experience with Maintenance Principles.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Basic electrical 1ph and 3ph, control wiring and motor inverters. Residential and industrial (pmp panels and controls)
  • Lay out and install piping. (pvc, copper and steel) basic plumbing technics.
  • Some engine mechanical knowledge a plus.
  • Basic construction, concrete work and wood finishing.
  • Operate and read calibration and measuring instruments.
  • Welding basics a plus.
  • Read plans and schematics. Plumbing, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic.

Company Core Values:

Teamwork – Be Each Other’s Partners in Wine
Commitment – Crush Every Day Like It’s Harvest
Quality – Good vs. Grape: It’s All in The Details
Integrity – It Takes a Vneyard
Safety – Tend the Vines
Entrepreneurship – Love the Wine You’re With
Fun! Smile! You Have Purple Teeth!

Foley Family Wines provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.



Chateau St. Jean Winery


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