All of us at Fulcrum realize that we are a part of something much, much bigger than ourselves. When you think about the impact we have on local communities through diverting trash from landfills to the impact we have on carbon emissions from producing low-carbon transportation fuels, it’s pretty amazing.

We’re seeking talented, driven and smart individuals – who understand the importance of what we’re doing – to join our team. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive pay and something else – the chance to make history and be part of a revolution of producing low-carbon, sustainable aviation fuel from everyday household trash.

We are currently looking for qualified candidates to fill the openings listed below.

Electrical Engineer

Located at the Sierra waste to fuels plant near Reno, NV, the The Electrical Engineer is responsible for improving the safety, reliability, operability, and maintainability of all Sierra BioFuels Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility assets by identifying and resolving instrumentation and electrical (I&E) risks that could adversely affect operations. Additionally, the Electrical Engineer is responsible for performing engineering duties related to I&E equipment, including source instruments, transmitters and control systems, as well as electrical infrastructure and power distribution, and will lead programs designed to improve I&E equipment reliability.This position requires a an Electrical Engineering degree and 5+ years of operations or maintenance/reliability engineering experience in either the refining or chemical processing industry.

Process Operators

Located at the Sierra waste to fuels plant near Reno, NV, the Process Operators’ are responsible for operating all Biorefinery process equipment and performing other duties in accordance with established operating procedures and as directed by Shift Supervisors and/or management. Process Operators ensure safe and optimal process operations and perform start-up and shutdown activities.  Process Operators must demonstrate excellent personal safety and ensure the safety of the Biorefinery and others through the administration of work permits and proper control of hazardous energy. Successful candidates will have 3+ years of process operations experience in an industrial chemical plant.

Construction Project Engineer

The Construction Project Engineer will be responsible for planning and coordinating technical engineering initiatives to ensure Fulcrum’s Gary, IN, waste to fuels project is successfully built within budget and on schedule. To ensure that success, the Construction Project Engineer will play a critical role in developing and implementing project plans. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 10 years project engineering experience with large capital projects in the heavy industrial / manufacturing industry. An Engineering degree is also required. The Construction Project Engineer will initially be located at the Sierra waste to fuels plant near Reno, NV, and will ultimately be assigned to the Gary, IN, project site.

If you feel you have what it takes to join our team, please send your resume to


Josh, Lead Operator

Gregor, Technical Manager

Savannah, Lead Operator

David, Operations Manager