Environmental engineers in the petrochemical industry are responsible for obtaining the necessary environmental permits and ensuring that the facility complies with those permits. Key areas include air, water and waste. They provide leadership and training to facility personnel to educate workers on environmental considerations and ensure compliance with permitting requirements. They handle interaction with oversight agencies and coordinate reporting. Strong math and science skills required.
Bachelor’s degree in chemical, environmental engineering or civil engineering or in a related field with environmental experience. Equivalent years of military service may be acceptable, in lieu of experience.