DuPont Process Mechanic in Kinston, North Carolina

Process Mechanic (Job Number: 194497W-01)


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At DuPont, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join DuPont and discover The miracles of science ™.

Our Kinston Site location currently has a need fora Process Mechanic. The site manufactures Sorona® product.

Applications will only be accepted online at . Applications will not be accepted at the plant site.


Must perform necessary maintenance on mechanical and pipe equipment and systems and fabricate mechanical and pipe components and devices. Must weld, fabricate, rig and perform pipefitting as necessary for the completion of the task. Each employee is a member of a self-managing team, which manages the routine day-to-day functions without direct supervision. Must be willing to be a multi-skilled active team member in a High Performing Work Team where everyone is expected to perform multiple tasks.


MinimumRequirements (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

  • Abilityto perform routine maintenance functions such as component replacement, minorrepair and equipment or process adjustments.

  • Abilityto prepare records and reports that communicate required information.

  • Abilityto make sketches and field measurements, list and order required materials.

  • Abilityto monitor equipment piping and related auxiliaries for general mechanicalfaults and potential failure and make necessary repairs.

  • Abilityto install, dismantle, repair and maintain knowledge of spare parts formechanical and pipe equipment such as pumps, steam traps, valves, jets,filters, fans, blowers, compressors, drives and all other items necessary tomaintain the continuity of the operation.

  • Abilityto layout and fabricate steel and general piping, including angles, radii andcircumferences.

  • Abilityto perform basic machine shop, sheet metal, carpentry, paint and insulationtasks.

  • Abilityto work from ladders, scaffolds and platforms.

  • Abilityto work around hot surfaces and high temperatures and handle hot materials.

  • Abilityto work with hazardous materials.

  • Abilityto wear protective equipment for extended periods such as hard hats, goggles,respirators, gloves, heat resistant hot suits, etc.

  • Must be able to lift and move objects that weigh upto 50 lbs., move drums weighingup to 700 pounds with Stevedore truck and exert up to 75 pounds pull,(with or without accommodation).

  • Abilityto turn valves from 4 inches in diameter to 20 inches.

  • Abilityto work alone and in isolated areas.

  • Abilityto work in a drug/tobacco free work site.

  • Must possess basic computer skills in Excel, Wordand E-mail.

  • College level Math I

  • College level Math II (Geometry and Trigonometry)

  • College level Blueprints

  • AAS Degree in a Mechanical field or equivalentJourneyman Certification in at least one of the following skill sets:(Welding or Mechanical) or three years related workexperience as Process Mechanic in an industrial setting.

  • Must score 85% on basic skills test.

Preferred (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

  • Certified welder, preferable must be able to Heliarcand stick weld (GTAW / SMAW) carbon steel and stainless steel pipe.

  • Pipefitting and rigging capabilities

  • Work simple algebraic equations.

  • Read graphs and charts.

  • Trace piping.

  • Design and sketching, drafting capabilities.

  • Haveknowledge of the following:

  • Liquidand gas flow

  • Catalystand chemical reactions

  • Sine,cosine, tangent and right triangles

  • Thermodynamics

  • Principlesof valves and pumps

  • Fluidmechanics

  • Heating,air and refrigeration

  • Controlloop instrumentation

Primary Location: NA-United States-North Carolina-Kinston

Organization: Industrial Biosciences

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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