I & E Mechanic - Saint Gabriel

Saint Gabriel, LA
Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of prod

Job Description

I & E Mechanic

Posted: Thursday, 11/2/2023


I&E Technician


The Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) Technician provides hands-on support to resolve instrumentation and electrical problems as they occur.

Sample responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing chemical plant instrumentation and equipment including low and high voltages, valves, transmitters, controllers, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Investigation of equipment failures to include determining root causes, and recommending and implementing appropriate solutions to eliminate or reduce failures
  • Assisting in the review, development and implementation of site preventative maintenance programs
  • Participating in the planning and execution of chemical plant turnarounds


Experience required:

  • 5+ years’ experience in an industrial chemical or manufacturing environment
  • A strong background in control and instrumentation, including valves, transmitters, controllers, and DCS systems.
  • Experience with electronic and digital process control systems, related loop equipment, electric motors, high voltage equipment, as well as control circuitry
  • Familiarity with methods of level, temperature, pressure, and flow measurement, as well as knowledge relating to pneumatic and electronic instrumentation
  • Have practical knowledge relating to electrical distribution, motors and motor control, conduit and wiring practices, lighting and grounding as well as familiarity with the National Electrical Code (particularly for hazardous locations)
  • Process analyzer experience helpful but not required


  • 2 year Associates degree in Electrical/Instrumentation program is preferred, or high school diploma/GED with apprenticeship followed by required experience

Eastman At A Glance

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. Eastman fosters a culture of inclusion and diversity, steeped in collaboration and team member involvement. The company provides competitive compensation and benefits through a performance-driven culture, determined to attract, retain, reward, and engage world-class employees. And to provide a healthy work-life balance, Eastman also provides services that address the entire continuum of your health and safety. With a focus on lifestyle, recreation, condition management, and preventative care, there are plenty of opportunities for employees to find programs to meet their individual needs and actively manage their health. At Eastman, we work hard at having the right people, with the right skills, working on the right things, in the right environment. To do that, the company invests in individual growth through training, mentorship, and development opportunities. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.
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