Pressure Vessel Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  50464

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2022 revenues of approximately $10.6 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit 




The Pressure Vessel Engineer position in Worldwide Engineering & Construction (WWE&C) provides engineering support for Eastman manufacturing facilities worldwide. Projects range from small, fast-paced production requests to large, long-range capital projects and study jobs. 

  • Partner closely with Process Engineering, Plant Engineering, Maintenance, fabrication shops, vessel inspectors and Operations to achieve Manufacturing, Reliability & Maintenance objectives
  • Manage the project cycle through to completion, which includes investigation and/or troubleshooting, design, specification, fabrication oversight, installation and startup support
  • Provide vessel design and project management support for manufacturing, maintenance, vessel inspection, fabrication and capital projects 
  • Provide and review vessel calculations support for project work (e.g. Compress, PVElite, AMETank, etc.) 
  • Perform vessel and vessel component designs, specifications and calculations
  • Provide general vessel support through specifications, standards, installation permits and repair/alteration documentation 
  • Understand and apply vessel-related codes (ASME, TEMA, API, NBIC)




  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university is required
  • Previous experience with pressure vessels is required; 5+ years preferred
  • Experience performing design, maintenance support and capital-installation related work in the chemical or petrochemical industry preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to relate to colleagues from craft-level to management
  • Valid Tennessee PE license a plus


Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.


Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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