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Chemours Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer in La Porte, Texas

Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer

Chemours is seeking an Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer, to join our growing Technology team! This position will report directly to the Manufacturing Technology Manager in our La Porte, Texas location.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain and support PLC’s, DCS’s and area power distribution systems.

  • Act as E&I liaison with site design contractor for small and large capital projects.More specifically, this will involve:

o Writing or approving project scopes

o Marking-up and approving all E&I drawings

o   Establishing and maintaining installation details and standards

o Representing business unit at PHA’s

o Assuring adherence to standards (ie. safety interlock)

o Providing E&I construction, check-out and start-up support.

  • Design and implement process control improvements.

  • Provide guidance and training for E&I reliability personnel, mechanics and other specialist.

  • Assist operations in troubleshooting instrument/electrical problems.

  • Maintain P&I's loop sheets, electrical drawings, safety interlock test procedures, control valve specifications and other essential E&I documentation so they are current and complete.

In order to be qualified for this role, you /must possess/ the following:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or other B.S. engineering discipline (ie. Chemical or Mechanical) with strong understanding of power distribution systems

  • Five years experience in manufacturing plant operations /OR Military Equivalent Experience/

  • The following skill sets are /preferred/ by the business unit*:

  • Process control theory (PID, ratio control, etc.)

  • Fundamental knowledge of basic process instrumentation selection/specification, calibration and troubleshooting

  • Specific, fundamental understanding of analyzers (pH, conductivity, etc.).

  • Honeywell TDC3000 knowledge in:

o Specifying equipment,

o Configuring network, data points, graphics,

o Writing and reading CL programming, and

o System backups.

  • Process monitoring capability to set-up database, building displays, creating reports.

  • Capability to maintain and develop batch sequencing logic in both DCS’s and PLC’s

  • Capability to tune controllers.

  • Understanding of weighing systems to provide design and troubleshooting support. 

  • Safety and process interlock understanding Including fundamental knowledge of international safety interlock standards.

  • Capability to design, troubleshoot and support area electrical & instrument systems.

  • Thorough knowledge of E&I drawings including electrical schematics, logic diagrams and P&I diagrams.

Key Attributes Needed:

  • Core Competencies

  • Teamwork/Collaboration

  • Managing for Productivity

  • Innovation

  • Engagement

  • Embracing Challenge

  • Build Sustainable Customer Relationships

  • Analysis and Judgment


  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Benefits Packages

  • 401(k) Match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Learning & Development opportunities

  • Strong Inclusion & Diversity initiatives

  • Company-paid volunteer days


We are on a journey to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry. We’ve completed our transformation and now we’re earning our way to growth by advancing higher value chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch—in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications.


The “ours” in Chemours is for all of us who work here. We’re working together to improve people’s lives the world over.


Our culture is built upon our values: Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Unshakable Integrity, Safety Obsession, and Collective Entrepreneurship.

We’re honored to be named a /“Great Place to Work-Certified Company”/ for 2018-2019 and a /“2018 Top Workplace”/ by Delaware News Journal.


Chemours has the heart and energy of a startup, while being built upon a 200-year old legacy and a world-class product portfolio. A startup with a head start. This mentality drives both our strategy and employees. We believe a thriving workforce culture is essential to our success. We’re earning our way to growth by unleashing the power of our talented, experienced, and passionate employees.

/Chemours is an equal opportunity employer/

/Chemours is an E-Verify employer/

/Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation/

/Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position/