Maintenance Technician

Job Details

  • Date Posted: July 31, 2023
  • Location: Sonora, California 95370
  • Company: Diestel Turkey Ranch
  • Salary: $25 - $29 an hour

Company Contact

Please email at [email protected] more details or Call us at (209) 532-4950 for futher communication

  • Sonora, California 95370
  • $25 - $29 an hour

Diestel Turkey Ranch

Diestel Turkey Ranch

Maintenance Technician II

Job Description

Reports to: Plant Maintenance Supervisor Department: 2

Classification: Non-exempt Division: Diestel Turkey Ranch

Date: 7/01/19 Approved:


Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor or Lead Maintenance Tech this position is responsible for adhering to the company preventive maintenance program and appropriate mechanical repairs in accordance with company and manufacturer guidelines. Performs a normal range of maintenance operations to install, maintain, lubricate, and repair mechanical/electrical equipment used in plant operations, related utilities, and services, and the general maintenance of buildings and grounds, following established methods and procedures.

Be an effective team member, promote and maintain a safe working environment in the department.


1. Participate and promote all safety programs.

2. Interprets specification, blueprints and job orders to complete assigned duties.

3. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.

4. Develops measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.

5. Makes changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop department.

6. Performs mechanical/electrical repairs on plant equipment and facilities as needed and directed.

7. Perform and maintain specified sanitation standards.

8. Assists in processing and production operations through performance of various duties and supply specified materials as required or as directed.


1. Experience with Maintenance of Food Processing Machinery is desirable but not mandatory.

2. Good working knowledge of: welding, hydraulics, pneumatic’s, electrical/electrical troubleshooting, gear boxes

3. Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

4. Ability to speak Spanish is desireble but not mandatory.

5. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

6. Ability to operate specific equipment and tools.

7. Strong mechanical skills and aptitude.

8. Good judgement.

9. Effective oral and written communication skills.

10. Must have a cooperative, constructive, respectful attitude, and must be able to work as a team member

11. Follow established Tool Control, Work Order Procedures and GMP’s for product safety.


1. Regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers, handle/feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; speak and hear.

2. Occasionally required to walk, sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

3. Occasionally lifts up to 50 lbs.

4. Vision abilities required include close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

5. Ability to work on and around ladders and lifts at various heights.

Diestel Turkey Ranch

Maintenance Technician II

Job Description


1. Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals.

2. Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

3. Occasionally works in outside weather conditions and exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat.

4. Noise level in the work environment can be higher than normal.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00 – $29.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Sonora, CA 95370: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Please email at [email protected] more details or Call us at (209) 532-4950 for futher communication