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Shift Utility Mechanic - Jefferson Site

Job Requisition ID:  39101

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 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit


Job Description

Eastman Chemical Company is seeking a Shift Utility Mechanic at its Jefferson, PA Site, located approximately 17 miles from downtown Pittsburgh.


  • The Shift Utility Mechanic will perform job functions site-wide, assisting the Shift Supervisor and other Operators to carry out assigned duties in a safe, effective manner.
  • Activities of the Shift Utility Mechanic must be coordinated to assure efficient performance of the various job functions.
  • The employee is required to conduct the job in a safe, secure, and environmentally responsible manner.
  • The Shift Utility Mechanic must be able to perform the following major functions:
    • Candidate must have previous experience in industrial, mechanical, electrical and commercial piping systems.
    • Troubleshoot mechanical operational problems on plant production units and related equipment.
    • Disassemble and repair pumps and other mechanical equipment.
    • Rebuild pumps (including replacing seals) and other mechanical equipment.
    • Perform intermediate level electrician duties (tests electrical voltage of electrical and motor circuits up to 440 volts AC).
    • Perform basic welding duties.
    • Work a rotating A-B-C-D work schedule.



  • Qualified candidates must have journey certification (or the equivalent in skills and experience) in industrial, mechanical, and electrical maintenance.
  • 3-5 years of Maintenance experience working in an industrial, military, construction or other technical environment is preferred.
  • Must have a background in welding, piping, and instrumentation, as well as electrical voltage testing of electrical and motor circuits up to 440 volts AC.
  • Must have experience with the repair of pumps and other mechanical equipment.
  • Must be able to work all shifts and overtime.
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate a history of solid work performance.
  • A working knowledge of the following is preferred:
    • Handling hazardous materials
    • Completing a lock-out/tag-out process
    • Laser alignment
    • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Experience with the following is preferred:
    • Rebuilding pumps and motors
    • Reading blueprints
    • Precision measuring
    • Mig, Tig, Stick Welding
    • Auto Mechanics
  • Familiarity with basic computer functions such as creating, sending/receiving e-mail & data entry using Microsoft Outlook, Excel & Word is preferred.
  • Must be able to perform the essential elements of the positions with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Must follow all safety procedures.
  • Must wear company-provided personal protective equipment: safety shoes, long sleeves, glasses with side shields and hard hats at all times in designated areas.
  • Dust mask, rubber gloves, face shields, & other protective equipment must be worn when required.
  • If required, must work a 12-hour rotating shift schedule. Overtime is required from time to time.
  • Have a strong work ethic, demonstrating both initiative and professional attitude.
  • Must have clear, concise verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to apply mechanical fundamentals to properly operate/maintain the performance of the equipment within area of responsibility.


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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