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Job Title Laboratory Internship
Company Name Opolo Vineyards
Company Description At Opolo we believe a strong, cooperative relationship with the land and our environment is crucial.  We practice sustainable methods in both the winery and vineyard operations in order to preserve our environment, water and local wildlife. Opolo is a “SIP” Certified operation as well as certified organic by “CCOF” in our 64 acre walnut orchard.  We continue to be great stewards of the land and invite you to come to our vineyards and see our operations!

Job Description

Opolo Vineyards is seeking harvest laboratory associate to join our team for the 2017 harvest season. As a harvest lab associate you will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of crush activities while learning from a highly motivated and dynamic production team.

Job responsibilities:
•       Analysis of alcohol, pH, TA, VA, ML, RS, SO2
•       Implement and monitor fermentation procedures
•       Prepare and inoculate yeast, malolactic cultures and additions
•       Setup and calibrate laboratory equipment
Prepare reagents, standards and solutions
Collect samples from tanks, barrels, and bins
•       Work with Excel


Laboratory experience and applicable course work is desired but not essential.
Seeking a motivated team-player with strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and perform precise work.   The candidate must be punctual, prepared to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends, day shifts, night shifts, and holidays.  Students must take off fall quarter to be eligible for this position.

Physical requirements:

All candidates will need to be fit and capable of working long hours, lift weights up to 50lbs, and endure extended periods of time walking, standing and climbing ladders. All safety protocols must be adhered to while employed by Opolo Vineyards.

The period of employment will likely extend from mid July through to the beginning of November. Candidate must have reliable means of transportation and a clean driving record.

Job Type Laboratory associate
Pay Scale $12
Start Date 7/22/17
End Date 11/1/17
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Contact Instructions
Contact Address


Email Chrisa@opolo.com
Web Link www.Opolo.com




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