At POET, it is our mission to be good stewards of the Earth by converting renewable resources to energy and other valuable goods as effectively as humanly possible. For POET Design & Construction, we support this mission by providing high quality, timely and cost-efficient engineering, procurement and construction services to our sister companies within POET.
Every day, Environmental Engineers play a critical role in supporting the mission of POET. This position provides technical expertise to designers, construction project managers and plant staff in the areas of air, water, and overall environmental compliance to ensure projects will be successful. This will include compliance elements such as obtaining permits, wetland evaluations, estimating material and labor costs to support projects, and working with outside vendors on similar tasks. Proactive communication, detail orientation and high organization skills are critical in this role to ensure the success of our projects. Be part of the POET team that is growing the biofuels industry to improve the world we share.
To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should be able to demonstrate and provide the following:
Bachelor’s degree or greater in a related Engineering or Science area such as Environmental, Agricultural and Biosystems, Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or equivalent, required.
4 or more years of overall experience with 3 or more years of experience in a related industry, including a working knowledge of the Clean Air Act.
Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering examination preferred.
Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change.
WHY WORK FOR POET?
We believe POET stands alone as the most seasoned, accomplished and efficient force in biorefining. People like you made that happen. With the right mix of creativity, hard work and team play, we can make great things happen for a lot of people. For you, there are many rewards:
Personal fulfillment -- sharpening your own expertise among the brightest, most seasoned in the industry
The energy that comes with developing an exploding new industry
Collaborating with colleagues who know how to get the job done right
Work that makes a real difference for thousands of people in communities across the country
Work that has significant global impact in both environmental and economic terms
A chance to make your mark on more than an industry, but a movement
This kind of responsibility may not be for everyone. If you're ready to take it on, we want to hear from you. This much we can guarantee: At POET, every day brings something new. We hope one of them brings us you.
Internal Number: 2018-3069
For more than two decades, POET has defined the art of biorefining. We have grown from a single, humble refinery in Scotland, South Dakota, to one of the world’s largest producers of ethanol and other biorefined products.With products like our Dakota Gold distillers grains, Voila™ corn oil and INVIZ™ zein, we are using that same innovative spirit to develop natural, renewable food sources and alternatives to petrochemicals.We have an integrated business model that combines technology development with expertise in construction, operations, risk management and marketing.Our engineers and scientists have developed technology and processes through rigorous testing at POET’s laboratories and pilot-scale plant.While the scope of our vision has grown, we remain focused on reducing the reliance of the United States on foreign energy, to revitalizing global agriculture, and providing a cleaner, affordable alternative to fossil fuels.At POET, we believe our future looks so much brighter above the ground!