DuPont General Mechanic - Pipefitter in Wilmington, Delaware

General Mechanic - Pipefitter (Job Number: 016933W-01)


Overall Function:

To support research by fabricating, installing and repairing piping and tubing systems used in research operations.

Position is located at the DuPont Experimental Station site in Wilmington, DE.

Position Duties (not limited to):

  • Receives instructions, prints, and work orders for the job. Plans details of working procedure and makes lists of required tools and materials.

  • Fabricates and installs piping/tubing systems for a variety of operations including building/site steam and condensate, air and nitrogen supplies, RO/DI water, low and high pressure reactor systems, cylinder gas manifolds and delivery systems, etc.

  • Performs quality assurance self inspections to insure work is within specifications and tolerance3s.

  • Works directly with researcher, facility engineer, construction manager and/or planner to offer suggestions on potential equipment design or fabrication technique improvements.


Minimum Requirements (knowledge, skills abilities):

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Journeyperson certification OR six years or more of experience as a Pipefitter Mechanic.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret orthographic prints and follow all related engineering standards and government regulated codes.

  • Demonstrated ability to work directly with researchers, facility engineers, construction managers and/or planner to offer suggestions on potential equipment or system designs.

  • Demonstrated ability to take field measurements, draw sketches, develop parts lists, etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to fabricate, layout, assemble and install piping and tubing systems utilizing a variety of materials including carbon steel, stainless steels, copper, brass, galvanized and plastic from 1/16" up to 10" in diameter and capable of maintaining 36,000psig.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of materials of construction and their proper application within a research environment.

  • Must be able to discern colors

  • Must be able to frequently stand, climb, lift, pull and/or push, carry, grasp, reach, stoop and crouch.

  • Must have the ability to work in a team environment maintaining positive interpersonal relations with a diverse population of peers, customers and leadership.

Preferred (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

  • 2 to 4 years of experience in a Commercial/Industrial Maintenance environment as a mechanic.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Corporate

Schedule: Full-time

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

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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