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Detailed Design Services - Civil Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  41738


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 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit


TXO Detailed Design Services – Civil/Structural Engineer


TXO Detail Design Services is part of the TXO Capital Program & Contractor Management Department providing a multifunctional engineering project team for executing capital projects from definition through detailed design, construction support and startup. The Civil/Structural Engineer will be a key member of the team leading all CSA functions required to complete capital projects. TXO DDS team members work in a team environment with various engineering groups, Operating Department personnel, maintenance personnel, Project Construction, contractor personnel, and other groups as needed for capital project support and improvements.


General Job Responsibilities  

  • Provide civil engineering technical support for study, definition and detailed design
  • Interpret codes and standards related to functional areas of expertise. 
  • Maintain technical expertise in assigned functional areas, such as concrete and steel structures, geotechnical, underground pipelines, etc.
  • Provide forecast cost and schedule estimates for capital and maintenance projects.
  • Define scope of work for civil engineering portion of projects.
  • Provide civil engineering design and specifications to support engineering, procurement and construction activities for projects.
  • Identify opportunities for improved civil engineering design and services (e.g., quality, cost, reliability). 
  • Participate and lead improvement projects related to the civil engineering discipline and other engineering services.
  • Perform assigned duties with attention to safety in both work practices and design.   
  • Perform assigned duties with a focus on teamwork and customer satisfaction.


Specific Job Responsibilities as TXO Detail Design Services Team Civil Engineer:

  • Lead, execute and support design functions as a member of a multifunctional project team executing capital projects primarily from definition through detailed design, construction and startup
  • Develop structural and foundation deliverables from conceptual stage through IFC.
  • Support all CSA functions required to complete projects thru construction.
  • Support project detailed design planning including developing scope, MTO estimates, engineering hour estimates & schedules and discipline project staff to meet project objectives.
  • Develop work package by performing approximately 30% of the engineering and aligning the work into manageable segments for completion by others
  • Provide oversight of work by other groups including deliverable quality checking
  • Interface with laser scanning efforts and utilize actual scans for modeling
  • Provide oversight of development of 3D models for structural design and foundations
  • Oversee model reviews including customer input, quality, and clash resolution
  • Responsible for successful discipline project outcomes (cost, schedule and quality conformance)
  • Participate in the development and improvement of procedures and information management
  • Interact with a variety of partners (engineering, operations, construction, etc) to answer questions and resolve issues including during field installation
  • Embrace continuous process improvement for project execution and encourage non-traditional or changing work processes


Job Qualifications/Skills  

  • Bachelor (BS) or Master’s degree (MS) in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university is required for this role.
  • Demonstrated progressive engineering experience including project design leadership required; minimum 6 years’ experience required.
  • Demonstrated experience leading others in CSA design in the industrial/chemical sector.
  • Working knowledge of CAD tools of both 2D and 3D preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to lead design efforts on multiple assignments of varying complexity including implementation of process improvements
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and develop lesser experienced team members
  • High regard for personnel and process safety with dedication to safety in design
  • Excellent written, listening and verbal communication skills
  • Strong planning and organization skills
  • Ability to interface effectively with various engineering groups, plant operating and maintenance personnel, Project Construction, contractor personnel, and other groups as needed for capital project support and improvements
  • Be a self-starter and a self-motivator – investigate, troubleshoot and solve problems with minimal guidance
  • Knowledge and experience in variety of civil / structural areas required including:
    • Reinforced Concrete Structures
    • Steel Structures
    • Underground Piping systems 
    • Geotechnical Knowledge 
  •  Professional Engineer Certificate desired  


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.

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