DuPont E and I Mechanic in Parlin, New Jersey

E and I Mechanic (Job Number: 200867W-01)


DuPont’s Parlin NJ Site is seeking an experienced Electrical and Instrument Mechanic.

Overall Function:

The E&I Mechanic will perform maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs necessary to support business needs and maintain equipment, machinery, and tools in good operating condition. The E&I Mechanic will be working in many diversified capacities of maintenance- including electrical, instrument, and control system support.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Reading and understanding manuals, schematics, and P&ID’s

  • Performing and documenting maintenance calibrations, installation, fault diagnosis, repair of electronic, mechanical and pneumatic instruments and systems i.e., pressure, level and flow transmitters, etc.

  • Configuration and fault diagnosis of control instrumentation.

  • Performing basic maintenance and troubleshooting on automated control systems (PLC/DCS) and computer workstations.

  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of control valves and systems including positioners, I/P transducers and position indicators.

  • Testing, troubleshooting and repair of AC/DC motor controls and drives.

  • Measure, fabricate and install conduit, piping, and tubing, and perform basic electrical wiring, including protection devices and grounding circuits.

  • Willing to work overtime and provide off hours call out support in order to continue 24/7 plant operations

  • And other duties as assigned.


The following are required:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 3 years of relevant E&I industrial experience (including related military experience) OR equivalent related education will be considered

  • Ability to read and understand manuals, schematics, and P&ID’s

  • Good computer skills

  • Commitment to the company goal of achieving a zero injury culture; understand and follow company safety procedures

Able to meet the physical requirements of the position, including but not limited to:

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Stand/sit/walk for extended periods of time

  • Squat/kneel and climb stairs/ladders

  • Work in a variety of environmental conditions

  • Able to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including respirators (cartridge, inline air, etc.), chemical suits, steel toe shoes, glasses, hearing protection, gloves, hard hat, etc.

  • Must be willing and able to work a changing shift schedule, possible weekend work, and have the ability to be on call.

  • Strong communication & organizational skills; able to collaborate with colleagues and management teams to complete assignments in a timely manner.

  • Willing to improve technical skills through on-the-job and/or outside training.

The following are preferred:

  • Prior plant maintenance or construction experience.

  • Advanced training in relevant skills.

  • SAP experience

Corporate DuPont offers an exciting place to work where thousands of innovations are introduced every year. You will have opportunities for growth through involvement in various dynamic industries from high-tech to high-performance; including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation, and apparel.

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™.

Primary Location: NA-United States-New Jersey-Parlin

Organization: Electronics & Imaging

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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