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Utility Worker, Wonderful Orchards

Company: Wonderful Orchards
Location: Shafter
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

With approximately 100,000 planted acres in California's San Joaquin Valley, Wonderful Orchards is the world's largest grower of almonds, pistachios and pomegranates. Wonderful Orchards is a part of The Wonderful Company, a privately held $5 billion global company dedicated to harvesting health and happiness around the world through its iconic consumer brands which include Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Halos, POM Wonderful, FIJI Water, Teleflora, and JUSTIN Wine.

Job Description

A Day in the Life at Wonderful Orchards:

This is an entry level position, with a career path to a Mechanic Level I. This position will be assisting mechanics and/or service truck drivers in preventive maintenance and repairs. Other functions include assisting with equipment fueling, cleaning & sweeping of shop, assisting in keeping yard organized and clean, cleaning & sanitizing equipment, and any other tasks assigned by shop management.

Primary Responsibilities:

Use safe practices and principles while working around equipment and machinery
Assist with fueling/inspecting/servicing equipment in the field
Perform general housekeeping duties of equipment, shop, and shop yard
Uses wash rack steam cleaner and water to clean equipment
Uses a computer machine management system (CMMS) to track repairs
Assist mechanics with inspecting and repairing equipment
Perform minor repairs under direct supervision of mechanics
Assist with preventive maintenance
Perform greasing of equipment unsupervised
Assist with tire mounting/dismounting, tire repair and balancing
Move equipment as requested
Maintains assigned tools, equipment and supplies in good working condition
Perform other related duties as assigned by shop management


Your Contribution to Wonderful Orchards:


No formal education or experience is required for this position. High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred


Valid Driver's License with clean motor vehicle report
Effective verbal and written communications
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
Knowledge of safety issues and uses safe practices in operating tools, equipment and supplies needed to perform the job

Additional Information

Wonderful's dedication to you:

Competitive benefits package including Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k
Continued training and generous Education Reimbursement Program
Paid sick, vacation and holiday time
Wonderful Giving ( -- allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice

Why chose Wonderful?

Wonderful Nurseries and Wonderful Orchards are part of The Wonderful Company, a privately held $5 billion company, which also has other No. 1 brands such as Wonderful - Pistachios, FIJI - Water, Wonderful - Halos -, JUSTIN - Wine, and Teleflora -. To learn more about The Wonderful Company, visit, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To view the current Corporate Social Responsibility report, visit

We nourish, naturally - We believe that what you put into your body matters. The most nutritious -- and best-tasting -- foods are those from nature.
We play to win - Our employees set ambitious goals and meet challenges with unified purpose and unmatched energy.
We act differently - With courage and fearlessness, we are relentless in our quest to inspire healthier. food and beverage choices. As a privately held organization, we have the freedom and the power to make quick and effective decisions.

Wonderful Orchards and The Wonderful Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.

EEO is the law

Keywords: Wonderful Orchards, Bakersfield , Utility Worker, Wonderful Orchards, Other , Shafter, California

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