Maintenance Level 3 - Facilities Maintenance - Madera

The Wine Group, 22004 Road 24, Madera, California, United States of America Req #1860
Thursday, December 14, 2023

At The Wine Group we are passionate about our people, our future and our wine. We are America’s second largest wine producer by volume with over 1,200 employees globally across 12 locations in California, New York, and Australia. We are proud to be responsible for many of America’s most beloved wine brands, including Cupcake, Franzia, Chloe, Concannon, Benziger, Imagery, AVA Grace, 7 Deadly, and more. We are dedicated to our culture built on values like entrepreneurialism, innovation, social responsibility, and stewardship. To learn about us and our career opportunities, check us out at and then come join the exciting journey at The Wine Group.



Maintenance Level 3 works on multiple tasks which may include but not limited to maintenance and repair of all plant equipment (including facility and grounds). Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical and industrial electrical as well as Industrial PLCs. Fabrication of equipment, including use of various welding techniques; MIG, TIG and stick welding. Provide leadership to maintenance employees in absence of Maintenance Manager and facilitate work assignments to ensure facility is meeting needs. Manage projects on behalf of Maintenance Department.




  • Perform all Maintenance Level 2 functions and skills.
  • Understand and troubleshoot electrical power distribution system.
  • Understand and troubleshoot motors and motor controls.
  • Understand and troubleshoot electronic controls systems to include PLCs, VFDs, and HMIs.
  • Learn and maintain a working knowledge of the current NEC regulations.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical machinery.
  • Safely remove, repair, or replace machine parts, both mechanical and electrical.
  • Analyze machine error codes and information from operators to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of Ammonia Refrigeration Systems by performing effective troubleshooting on Refrigeration Systems.
  • Demonstrate a strong, proficient working knowledge in at least one of the following areas:
    • Electrical and PLC Systems
    • Refrigeration Systems (Ammonia and Freon) including regulatory compliance of RMP/PSM)
    • Engineering and Fabrication
  • Complete all required paperwork correctly.
  • Interact and communicate effectively with other co-workers and management in a team environment.




  • Fabrication of equipment, including use of various welding techniques; MIG, TIG and stick welding.
  • Work effectively with HACCP and Plant Safety Teams
  • Learn and comply with all corporate and department work safety rules, including LOTO, Arc Flash, and Confined Space.
  • Work effectively at heights of 40’ and higher, as well as entering and working in confined spaces.
  • Perform proper sanitation techniques to comply with food safety standards.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of general functions; it does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.




  • Ability to demonstrate a strong, proficient working knowledge in all the following areas:
    • Electrical and PLC Systems
    • Refrigeration Systems (Ammonia and Freon) to include regulatory aspects e.g., RMP/PSM)
    • Engineering and Fabrication
  • Possess advanced electrical skills and knowledge Including:
    • Switchgear, Switchboards, and MCC’s (MCC = Motor Control Center)
    • Control Devices Electrical devices, transmitter, sensors, I to P Control
  • Possess certifications within or related to one of the following CMRP, RETA, CARO, or PLC Programming.




  • Must be 21 years or older at time of hire.
  • Must have at least 7 years of experience as Maintenance Mechanic or equivalent role
  • Must be able to work independently on any assigned shift with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to comprehend and conduct written and verbal work orders and instructions.
  • Basic computer skills – Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to read and interpret Blueprint and Schematic (mechanical and electrical)
  • Must pass and maintain valid forklift certification.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English, and demonstrate excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to pass all applicable testing.
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.
  • Must embrace and demonstrate The Wine Group Core Values of Long-Term Sustainable Value Creation, while being Relentlessly Entrepreneurial, with Empowered People who are Responsible and Trustworthy and keep them in mind when making all decisions.




  • Must be able to lift and carry weights of up to 55lbs at varying frequency and duration.
  • Must be able to repeatedly climb stairs/vertical tank ladders at heights of 40’ and higher.
  • Work at various heights 40 feet or higher, as well as in confined spaces.
  • Work with hazardous chemicals and wear a face mask and appropriate PPE.
  • Requires bending, lifting, climbing, pulling, and pushing.




  • Hourly Pay Rate Posted: $37.82/hr.



At The Wine Group, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to an environment of mutual respect, diversity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristic protected by law.



Other details

  • Job Family Facilities Maintenance
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $37.82
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience
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  • The Wine Group, 22004 Road 24, Madera, California, United States of America