Environmental Engineer

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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the
right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO

Flint Hills Resources in Peru, IL is looking for an Environmental Engineer who wants to be an impactful team member of the Environmental, Health & Safety organization.  If you are looking for a career move with a real future, we need to hear from you! 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

In this role, you will combine knowledge of environmental regulations and compliance systems with knowledge of the Expandable Polystyrene process to develop strategies for complying with new and existing environmental regulations in the air, water and waste medias.  You will use knowledge of environmental regulations to evaluate plant projects, process changes, and assist other engineers in defining compliance requirements for processes and equipment.  Day to day activity will find you managing multiple projects, reporting, troubleshooting and solving issues.  You will participate on cross functional teams to build valuable working relationships with internal and external customers and provides you general plant-wide exposure.  You will use your environmental technical knowledge base and position as a resource for the organization on multimedia compliance programs, providing regulatory expertise to the whole.  The role is best defined as a role with diverse and challenging opportunities in the field, regulatory compliance and environmental stewardship.

The role will include field sampling, on call support, and preparing reports, samples, waste for shipment, and calculations for emissions.

What You Will Need:

  • Associate Degree or higher in environmental science, engineering, or a related technical field
  • Two or more years of environmental regulatory work experience; five years is preferred
  • Health and safety practice and knowledge are a benefit for this role
  • Air permitting or RCRA and DOT training is a plus                  

Other considerations:

This is a primarily a M-F dayshift position with opportunity for every other Friday off.  Some of each workweek is spent in production areas of the plant.

Physical requirements – Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including frequent climbing of stairs and ladders; willingness to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances; and ability to wear personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, heeled boots and hearing protection)


This role is subject to the Transportation Workers Identification Credentialing rule or "TWIC" and requires the successful candidate to obtain a TWIC identification badge, allowing for unescorted access to the facility within a specific time period.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test and background check.

Flint Hills Resources in Peru, IL is located off I-80 and I-39 alongside the Illinois River, close to Starved Rock State Park, and less than 2 hours southwest of downtown Chicago.

Want to learn more about Flint Hills Resources?

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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