Viticulture Technician Intern
If you have taken a moment to unwind with a bottle of beer, toast with glass of wine, or celebrate with a cocktail, chances are that you have shared that moment with Constellation Brands. We are passionate producers of iconic beer, wine and spirits brands that consumers love. From Corona Extra, to Robert Mondavi Wines, to SVEKDA Vodka, we produce over 100 premium brands with sales in nearly 100 countries, making us the number one multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.
We are seeking an individual who is looking for opportunities to gain more experience in the field of Viticulture. The ideal candidate will have a passion for knowledge and a willingness to learn, with a background in Viticulture or the Wine Industry.
This is a temporary assignment, generally between April through October. Schedules are determined on an as needed basis to keep up with grape processing. This may include weekend work, and overtime.
• Field Scouting • Crop Estimates • Water Stress Monitoring • Irrigation Uniformity Checks • Insect Trap Monitoring • Harvest Maturity Sampling • Operation of ATV • Participate in training and safety programs to enhance job performance and knowledge. • Safe operating procedures, support safety programs and policies to safeguard personal • safety, company property, environmental and team member’s safety.
Minimum Qualifications • Ability to work from April through end of October • Ability to work various shifts including weekends and overtime • Pursuing a degree in Viticulture/Agriculture or recent graduate or pursuing degree in a related field • Excellent organizational and communication skills – oral and written • Experience in computer applications (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
Preferred Qualifications • Previous harvest experience • Ability to communicate in Spanish • Strong sense of commitment • Self-starter attitude
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Involves prolonged outdoor exposure in a range of weather conditions, loud noises, toxic chemicals and working near moving mechanical parts. Frequent walking, standing, sitting, bending, kneeling, crouch or crawl in vineyards. Must be able to stand and walk over rough or uneven terrain. Must be able to move up to 55 lbs. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be flexible with scheduling and willing to work long hours during crop estimation periods and harvest. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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