DuPont Industrial Electrician in Buffalo, New York

Industrial Electrician (Job Number: 194042W-08)


DuPont is seeking an Industrial Electrician to work at the Yerkes Plant, located in Buffalo, New York. Yerkes Buffalo is the North American manufacturing home of Corian® solid surface products, introduced in 1968 and the founding manufacturing location for Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) films, introduced in 1961.

This position will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Performs all phases of installation, maintenance, repair and inspection of electrical and instrumentation systems.

  • Repairs, adjusts, and installs electrical equipment including but not limited to programmable controllers and recorders, transmitters and transducers, motor control centers, power lift trucks, building lighting, heating, AC and ventilation equipment, electrical motors, complex electronic devices, control panels, relays, conduit and switches.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs complex problems: visually inspects diagnoses and observes electro-mechanical and pneumatic systems.

  • Installs wire systems and rigid conduit.

  • Changes-out and repairs AC/DC electric motors and parts, relays, solenoids, and terminal strips.

  • Disassembles equipment to gain access to problem, using crane, hoists, hand tools, power tools, hammers, pry-bars, etc.; examines parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear.

  • Uses blueprints, diagrams, repair manuals, calipers, micrometers, scales, and other measuring instruments as required.

  • Prepares equipment for repair or replacement parts. Replaces defective parts and reassembles equipment.

  • Starts equipment following repair and tests performance in conjunction with other teams (Operations, MT, MIQA)

  • Withdraws equipment, components, and materials from the stockroom inventory system and order materials from vendors as required.

  • Completes required documentation.

  • Comprehends and complies with critical quality, environmental, and safety policies and procedures.

  • Position is a day shift but may revert to shift work

DuPont is an E-Verify employer.

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer.

Successful candidate will need to be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Candidates must pass job related assessments and pre-employment including drug screen requirements.

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In order to be considered for this role, you must possess the following:

  • High school diploma plus trade school or apprenticeship certificate or program.

  • 2 years’ experience as an Electrician, Maintenance/Control Mechanic or similar in a manufacturing environment

  • Able to understand and interpret the National Electric Code

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

  • Willing and able to work a 24/7 rotating shift schedule including holidays and weekends as well as overtime, sometimes on short notice.

  • Willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Willing and able to meet the physical demands of the position and perform work in confined areas and hard-to-reach conditions.

The following skill sets are preferred by the site:

  • Associates degree or higher in Electrical Technology or related discipline strongly preferred.

  • 4 years’ experience as an Electrician, Maintenance/Control Mechanic or similar in a manufacturing environment

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

  • HVAC skills preferred

** Please include (paste or attach) an updated resume detailing your experiences and qualifications with your application for consideration.

Primary Location: NA-United States-New York-Buffalo

Organization: Safety & Construction

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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