DuPont Electrician - $2,500 sign-on bonus in Utica, Illinois

Electrician - $2,500 sign-on bonus (Job Number: PRO00008000)


DuPont Pioneer has an exciting opportunity for an Electrician to join our team in Utica, IL. We're currently offering a $2,500 to join our organization as an Electrician.

DuPont Pioneer offers an excellent benefits package that begins on your first day of employment. This includes a generous 401k match, health and dental insurance, 15 days of vacation, a variable bonus plan, and much more!

In the Electrician role, you will utilize your electrical skills to perform high-level electrical and mechanical installation as well as maintenance of field and plant equipment and facilities. You will be challenged with the responsibility of all plant electrical systems. The critical work performed by the Electrician directly affects the impact of safety, function, longevity and overall operation of electrical and mechanical equipment at the plant.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Management of plant electrical systems

  • Regular inspection

  • Cost analysis

  • Troubleshooting

  • Design

  • Fabrication

  • Wiring

  • Programmable logic controllers/electrical systems

  • Security system and communications systems

  • Maintains relationships with local vendors and contractors as identified

  • Acts as Plant Electrician and liaison with Engineering department

  • Deals with various electrical equipment (12V to 480V)

  • Interpretation of electric code of application


The following are required:

  • Two year technical/trade degree in an electrical field of study, OR HS Diploma/GED and at least two years of Electrician experience

  • Able to understand and interpret the National Electric Code

  • Able to troubleshoot and maintain 12V-480V systems

  • Knowledge of programmable logic controls and other control systems, graphical user interfaces, motor starters, gear boxes, conveyor systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, etc.

  • Able to read blueprints and ladder logic

  • Willing and able to climb and/or work in elevated areas; standing and sitting for extended periods

  • Willing and able to work both outdoors and indoors in hot, cold, wet and dry conditions

  • Willing and able to lift up to 60 lbs. and complete work that involves repetitive motion and/or repetitive lifting

  • Willingness and ability to work overtime hours including weekend work required during seasonal peaks

  • May require shift work

The following are preferred:

  • PLC troubleshooting experience

  • Project planning & coordination skills

  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions and anticipate needs

  • Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Problem solving capabilities

  • Ability to make independent decisions

  • PC skills


Primary Location: NA-United States-Illinois-Utica

Organization: Pioneer

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Technical Diploma (±12 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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