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Mechanical Grape Harvester Operators

Vineyard Ops, Inc.

Lower Lake, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17073388482
Email address to Apply:
greg@vineyardops.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Mechanical Grape Harvester and Over-the-row Sprayer Operators to perform the following duties: Operators must safely operate New Holland Braud Over-the-row Tractor in wine grape vineyards, typically at night and on terrain with up to a 25% slope. This work includes pre shift maintenance and post shift cleaning and repairs. Sprayer operators will be required to mix and load the sprayer and will be required to safely work around hazardous materials. Training will be provided in the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Operators are required to perform pre-shift inspections and necessary maintenance including greasing components and repairing worn items. Seating is at an elevated position approximately 8 ft above ground. Must be comfortable climbing ladders and working at elevated height for long hours. Once the required number of loads are harvested, operators must wash the machines using a pressurized 1.5" water hose to decontaminate the machine. Mechanical skills are required. Must be comfortable working at night, working in wet environment, and working with heavy equipment. Workers will be responsible for some of the basic repair and maintenance of the Braud machine. Before and after shift duties are compensated. Spraying operations will run from April until August with Harvest going from August until December 15th.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Workers must have at least 3 months or one (1) complete harvest season experience operating New Holland Braud mechanical grape harvester including operation on hilly terrain. Workers must be able to lift 50 lbs frequently, climb a ladder, and safely operate the Braud Harvester in a variety of terrain including hills up to 25% slope. Must be familiar with basic maintenance of the machine including cleaning and greasing procedures, appropriate adjustments for different varieties, replacement of worn items including belts and rods. See Addendum C.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 P.M. - 2:30 A.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Vineyard Ops, Inc.
Location:
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Telephone Number:
+17073388482

Worksite

Address:
Gallo Vineyards Snows Lake Vineyard 11545 Perini Road, Lower Lake, CA 95457

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22124-136023
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/25/2022

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