DuPont General Mechanic in Newark, Delaware

General Mechanic (Job Number: 196316W-02)


The DuPont Vespel® Plant currently has openings for Maintenance Multi-Craft Mechanics. If you are an enthusiastic team player who is seeking a new opportunity to start a long and fruitful career with a growing company, then this is the role for you! The plant is a 24/7 production facility. These are primarily day shift positions (M-F) with some overtime in the form of extended hours, weekend and occasional evening or weekend call-in work.

Primary focus is to provide maintenance support to plant facilities and operations by performing preventive and predictive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairing manufacturing equipment. Maintenance team members are responsible for the safe removal, assembly/disassembly, repair, installation and improvement of highly specialized production equipment.

Employees are expected to support all Safety, Environmental, Quality and Personal Development activities/systems.

DuPont is a tobacco free work environment.

The essentialfunctions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Completegeneral maintenance and equipment repairs in an accurate and safe manner

  • Flexibility,initiative, and perseverance to troubleshoot and solve complex problems

  • Maintaincomplete records, manuals, technical references, prints, and diagramsassociated with all plant maintenance and repair activities

  • Interpretblue prints, sketches, and verbal instruction.

  • Updatework instructions, procedures, and other media

  • Usedesktop computer-based systems such as SAP, ETQ Reliance, email, and MS OfficeSuite, etc.

  • Basicknowledge of hydraulics operations

  • Installand maintain hydraulic equipment


The following are required:

  • HighSchool Diploma/GED

  • 3+years of maintenance experience including industrial, pipefitting, welding,hydraulics, or other related field.

  • Excellentverbal and written communication skills

  • Abilityto follow and help write detailed maintenance procedures

PhysicalQualifications and Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Stand;walk; and use arms and hands to handle, feel, reach, pull, turn, grasp, andcarry items

  • Stoop,kneel, crouch, and crawl

  • Frequentlylift and/or move up to 45 pounds

  • Beable and willing to wear all PPE required, including a respirator both continuouslyor intermittently throughout the shift, for a high hazard chemical industrialmanufacturing environment

  • Climbup/down staircases, ladders, and scaffolding on an hourly/daily basis toperform job tasks

The following are preferred:

  • Atrade/journeyman certificate or higher in a maintenance, mechanical, or relatedfield

  • 3+years of experience in industrial plant maintenance on process equipment in thefollowing: Pumps, compressors, rotating equipment, etc.), HVAC (boilers,cooling towers, air compressors, chillers, etc.),

  • Experiencewith compression molding and/or hydraulic presses

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Newark

Organization: Transportation & Advanced Polymers

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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