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POET, LLC.

Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist II

Post Date:Jun 13, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:6/13/2018Salary:
Location:US-IA-Hanlontown, IA Job Reference:2018-3166
Skills:

To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should be able to demonstrate and provide the following:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in a safety, environmental science, or engineering field or 6 plus years of experience in EHS work required.
  • Construction safety experience is beneficial.
  • Required certification, or ability to obtain within 6 months of starting the position: National Safety Council’s Advanced Safety Certificate. Higher level certifications can be substituted, these include National Registry of Environmental Professionals Certified Environmental and Safety Compliance Officer Certificate, Associate Safety Professional, Certified Safety Professional, or Professional Engineer.
  • Completed professional development; OSHA General Industry 30-Hour, DOT Hazmat Transportation, OSHA Construction 10-hour, 24 hour HAZWOPER, and HAZWOPER Train-The-Trainer; or equivalent courses.
  • Documented presentation/facilitation skills and experience with both small and large group required.
  • Proficient filing, documentation, record keeping and organizational skills required.
  • Workers’ Compensation administration experience 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.

POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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. 

ABOUT POET 

At POET, we believe in creativity from common sense. For more than two decades, we have had a relentless focus on developing technologies that make ethanol production more efficient. We strive to produce ethanol and other biorefined products with the smallest possible environmental footprint.

Today, we have a network of 27 plants in seven states with a capacity of more than 1.6 billion gallons of ethanol, 9 billion pounds of high protein animal feed and thousands of pounds of bio-based oils and lubricants. POET provides turnkey development, design, engineering, construction, management and marketing services for our plant network.

POET Engineers and scientists have developed technology and processes through rigorous testing at POET’s laboratories and pilot-scale ethanol plant. We have an integrated business model that combines technology development with expertise in construction, operations, risk management and marketing.

As a purpose-driven company, we remain true to our mission to reduce the reliance of the United States on foreign energy, to revitalize global agriculture and to provide a cleaner, affordable alternative to fossil fuels.

POET BIOREFINING – Hanlontown, IA

POET Biorefining, located in Hanlontown, Iowa, produces 56 million gallons of ethanol annually and is the 11th ethanol plant managed by POET, who began building ethanol plants in the 1980s. 
 
Ethanol production by POET Biorefining - Hanlontown began on March 8, 2004 and annually consumes approximately 20 million bushels of locally-grown corn. This provides not only an environmentally-friendly fuel, but also a valuable, high-quality Dakota Gold® brand livestock feed for local, regional and national markets.

WHY HANLONTOWN, IA?

As the midpoint of Albert Lea, MN and Mason City, IA, Hanlontown offers the luxury to experience both the charm of small town life as well as the hustle and bustle of faster paced cities nearby. Hanlontown is a community of welcoming neighbors that care for each other. Raise a family in Hanlontown where children can develop the values of a small town or come here to enjoy the quaint area. Either way, Hanlontown is a great area to be a part of. Join the community today!



Job Description:

The EH&S Specialist II is responsible for the implementation of both the environmental and safety management systems at the POET biorefinery. The EH&S Specialist II creates, maintains and documents all training for the Environmental Health and Safety Program as well as schedules, coordinates and facilitates safety training sessions for all team members at their designated biorefinery. The EH&S Specialist II will lead and direct EHS audits and inspections, behavior observations, incident investigations, and will ensure corrective actions are implemented when needed. The EH&S Specialist II may also assist POET Design & Construction in monitoring contractor safety performance on projects at the biorefinery.





Contact Information
POET, LLC.
Name: Kate Hlushak


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