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Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2017 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,500 people around the world.


The Civil Engineer job position is in the Civil & Mechanical Services group in the Engineering & Services Department.   The person in this job has the following primary job responsibilities:

- Provide civil engineering technical support for plant operation and maintenance, including:                 

(1)  definition of civil/structural project scope of work (2) input to civil engineering related estimates, designs, specifications and standards, (3) execution of projects, and (4) other needed civil design services.

- Maintains expertise in assigned functional areas, for example, steel and concrete structures, anchor bolt design, monorail design, buildings, roofing, pavement, roads, railroads, pipelines, underground utilities, site work, environmental related projects, etc.    


Job Responsibilities  

·         Provide civil engineering technical support

·         Identify opportunities for improved civil engineering design and services (e.g., quality, cost, reliability). 

·         Maintain technical expertise in assigned functional areas, such as concrete and steel structures, landfills, underground pipelines, etc.

·         Provide forecast cost and schedule estimates for capital and maintenance projects.

·         Determine scope of work for civil engineering portion of projects.

·         Provide civil engineering design and specifications to support procurement and construction activities for projects.

·         Interpret codes and standards related to functional areas of expertise. 

·         Participate and lead improvement projects related to the civil engineering discipline and other engineering services.

·         Perform above duties with attention to safety in both work practices and design.   

·         Perform above duties with a focus on teamwork and customer satisfaction.


Job Qualifications/Skills  

- Reinforced Concrete Structures

- Steel Structures

- Buildings and Roofing

- Basic Geotechnical Knowledge   

- Geometric and Pavement Design

- Railroads

- Erosion Control

- Hydrology/Watershed Modeling

- Storm Drainage Design

- Landfills

- Monorails/Cranes/Hoists

- Easement and Right-of-Way Dedication/Acquisition

- Underground Utility Systems

- Site Planning, Facility Layout

- Underground Utility Repairs

- Previous chemical plant or refinery experience is desired

- Previous capital project construction experience is desired   


Bachelor (BS) or Master's (MS) degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university is required.

Five or more years of experience is preferred.



Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.

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