Civil Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  46541

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 


Role Profile

As a Civil Engineer, drive Eastman's All-in-for-Safety culture and Zero Incident Mindset. You will plan, design, and direct civil engineering projects such as roads, railroads, pipelines, water and sewage systems, and other site infrastructure.
You will also collaborate with Operations/HSES departments to achieve safety, environmental and regulatory goals.


• Drive Eastman All-in-for-Safety culture and Zero Incident Mindset
• Collaborate with Operations/HSES departments to achieve safety, environmental and regulatory goals
• Plan, design, and direct civil engineering projects such as roads, railroads, pipelines, water and sewage systems, and other site infrastructure
• Maintain plant property plans to show site boundaries and all legal easements
• Maintain consolidated utility plans for underground water, sewer, communications, and electrical utilities
• Manage and enforce water containment protection (backflow devices) for city water mains as well as in plant protection for potable water within the facility 
• Support facilities department sewer inspection and maintenance program, utility maintenance and repair programs, fire services program, specialty coating applications, and surveying for stormwater/sewer improvements
• Provide construction management support for Engineering group for civil and structural capital projects
• Lead problem solving teams to identify, design and implement improvements
• Select and qualify contractors for maintenance work to meet safety, quality, cost, and deadline targets
• Maintain ongoing relationships with City of Springfield departments: Code of Enforcement, Assessor’s, Tax Collector & SWSC
• Monitor MA Department of Public Safety changes and updated regulations
• Program owner of overall property protection plan and FM Global Program Facilitator
• SME resource for lifting devices and fall protection
• Facilitate or provide structural evaluations for structural steel, floor loading, overhead beams, and anchor points


• BS in Civil Engineering with minimum of 5 years of related experience in a manufacturing environment is desired
• PE license is preferred
• Knowledgeable of maintenance work processes and preventative maintenance programs strongly preferred
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to establish strong partnerships with manufacturing and other client groups
• Exceptional organizational skills
• SAP proficiency required
• Knowledge of the “Management of Change” process
• Knowledge of relevant HSES requirements
• Knowledge of Purchasing and Stores processes


For more information about this role, please contact Timothy Wheeler on 

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: Springfield MA

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