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Environmental Engineer

Environmental Engineer

Job Description

Position Summary

As a member of our dynamic team, you will be responsible for environmental compliance with state and federal regulations and environmental permitting.  This position will be focused on air, waste, or water regulatory compliance and permitting.  This individual will interface with a diverse group of customers including process and project engineering, operations, maintenance, plant management, and outside regulatory agencies. This position is located in Clinton, Iowa.

Performance Objectives

  • Maintain ownership of site air environmental programs (e.g., permitting or compliance systems),
  • Interact with operations and other plant personnel to ensure a consistent understanding of regulatory

Job Requirements

  • Provide liaison with regulatory agencies during inspections and for regulatory reporting,
  • Interpret and communicate regulatory requirements, effectively identifying solutions when rule ambiguity exists,
  • Develop and maintain of environmental compliance systems,
  • Provide support to maintain site compliance with permits and environmental regulatory requirements,
  • Represent the site in trade organizations and in best practice groups.
  • Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree in engineering or relevant sciences or environmental discipline and 5 years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or related occupation requiring environmental engineering and compliance.  Will also accept a Master's degree in engineering or relevant sciences or environmental discipline in lieu of 2 years of experience, or any suitable combination of education, training, or experience.


    Perform complex assignments affecting site environmental programs.  Manage critical environmental programs at the site, including permitting and compliance systems.  Serve a key role in regulatory interpretation and compliance functions.  Understand the differences in laws and regulations; conflicts between rules, rule ambiguity and the roles of policies and guidance on compliance.  Perform assignments to develop and implement solutions.  Represent the company in trade associations and in interactions with State and Federal agencies.  Serve as an expert resource for environmental regulations and cost effective compliance.

    LyondellBasell is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. The company manufactures products at 58 sites in 18 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels. More information about LyondellBasell can be found at All references to LyondellBasell refer to LyondellBasell and its subsidiaries, including Equistar Chemicals, LP, Lyondell Chemical Company or Houston Refining, LP.

    Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

    LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited resumes or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

    LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

    Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Engineering
    Education 4 Year Degree
    Experience Not Specified
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Industry Other Great Industries
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 13661
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    Environmental Engineer

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