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Electrical Engineer - Monongahela Site

Job Requisition ID:  27340

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 2019 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA

This position is accountable for the electrical, instrumentation and control system engineering function for Flexsys America LP and Eastman Chemical Company plant located in Monongahela, Pa (approximately 15 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pa)


Job Description


  • Provide electrical and instrumentation engineering and technical support to plant operations, maintenance, and capital projects.
  • Maintain DeltaVTM DCS and PLC control systems including the configuration database, controller and operations descriptions, configuration, graphics, simulations, and hardware.
  • Coordinates and supervises electrical related contractor work.
  • Support continuous process improvement through control systems changes and optimization.
  • Perform as the Project Manager and technical lead on electrical and control system related capital projects.
  • Provide high-quality engineering and design including, project scope development, cost/schedule estimates, electrical drawing updates including P&IDs, electrical equipment and instrument specifications.
  • Participate in root cause failure analysis and execute corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
  • Directs and develops instrument and analyzer calibration procedures of critical equipment relating to safety, quality and environmental utilizing calibration software.
  • Motor controls including VFDs and associated components.
  • Good understanding of the National Electrical Code
  • Evaluates the adequacy of critical E&I equipment spare parts inventories.
  • Trains and qualifies control system mechanics.


Required Experience & Skills:


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology (ABET accredited four-year program)
  • 5+ years of experience in the chemical, pulp and paper, or related industry preferred.
  • Strong commitment to personnel and process safety.
  • Very service oriented and customer focused.
  • Broad based, hands on knowledge and experience with various types of electrical equipment, and process instrumentation.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with other engineers, maintenance technicians, and contractors.
  • Knowledgeable with applicable standards, including NFPA 70E, NEC, OSHA 1910.119 PSM, etc.
  • Knowledgeable in using Preventive and Predictive Maintenance tools related to electrical and instrumentation equipment.
  • Advances problems toward resolution when encountering ambiguity or uncertainty.
  • Results oriented, puts in extra effort and work to accomplish critical or difficult tasks.
  • SAP preferred CMMS (Computerize Maintenance Management System) experience and AutoCAD.
  • Fluent in English. Good written and oral communication skills.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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