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WHO WE ARE

A Pioneer in the Production of Clean Fuels from Garbage

We're a clean energy company with an innovative and proprietary process for producing net-zero carbon transportation fuels, including sustainable aviation fuel, from landfill waste. Our first project has just begun initial operations and we have big plans for the future. Want to be a part of something big? We're seeking a diverse set of talented and energetic people to join our team.

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Benefits

We're proud to offer competitive pay and comprehensive benefits packages to our team of people helping us pioneer the production of clean fuels from landfill waste.

Competitive Compensation

Fulcrum works to attract and retain world-class team members who are committed to our mission of producing net-zero carbon fuels from household garbage. That's why we provide competitive compensation and a compensation program that includes rich benefits and short- and long-term incentives.

Comprehensive Health Benefits

Fulcrum provides its team members comprehensive, company-paid health benefits, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life coverage with no waiting period.

Retirement Benefits

Fulcrum is proud to provide retirement benefits to its employees. New team members who choose to participate in our retirement program are vested 100 percent upon entering the plan, can take advantage of a company matching contribution and have pre- and after-tax contribution options.

Incentive Awards

We offer cash incentive plans and awards to recognize individual and company achievements and long-term incentive awards as well. Every Fulcrum employee has the opportunity to hold equity in our company.

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Open Positions

We're currently looking to fill a range of open positions across the United States to help us continue to pioneer the production of clean fuels.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY AND FEEDSTOCK PROCESSING FACILITY

The Instrument & Electrical (I&E) Technician’s primary responsibility is to maintain the controls hardware, instrumentation, analyzers, and electrical equipment at the Sierra Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility (FPF).

Other key responsibilities include the performance of preventive maintenance programs for the equipment and troubleshooting and repairing equipment as needed. I&E Technicians also assist in the management of all spare parts for instrument, electrical and analytical (IEA) equipment.

Qualification Requirements

  • Successful candidates will have at least 5 years of electrical, instrument and on-line analyzer operation and maintenance experience in the refining or chemical processing industry. An Associate degree or higher in electronics, process instrumentation or a related field is preferred.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY

The primary responsibility of the Process Engineer is to work closely with the Sierra waste-to-fuel operations, engineering, maintenance and reliability teams to support all aspects of the safe and successful start-up, as well as ongoing operations, of the Sierra plant. The position, which is located at the Sierra Biorefinery near Reno, NV, will be heavily involved with identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving various chemical, engineering and process challenges related to start-up and operational activities.

Qualification Requirements

  • Qualification requirements include a Chemical Engineering degree and a minimum of 5 years working as a Process Engineer at a petrochemical/refinery plant.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY

The Instrument & Electrical (I&E) Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to maintain all the DCS, instrumentation, analyzers, and electrical equipment at the Sierra waste to fuels Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility. Key responsibilities of the I&E Supervisor include providing the direction for and training and development of the I&E Technicians, the development of a preventive maintenance program for the equipment, developing procedures for maintaining the equipment, and the recommendation and management of all spare parts for instrument and electrical equipment.

Qualification Requirements

  • Qualified candidates will have 8+ years of electrical, instrumentation and on-line analyzer operation and maintenance experience in the refining or chemical processing industry, solid experience in supervising I&E Technicians and experience with managing maintenance contractors.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY

The Plant Controller is a key member of the corporate accounting and Sierra waste-to-fuels plant teams. This position will play a key role in supporting both corporate financial requirements and Sierra plant management. The Plant Controller is responsible for planning and coordinating plant budget and business planning activities in alignment with corporate policies and practices. Additional responsibilities will include providing financial direction to the plant and recommendations to improve site performance.

Qualification Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have an Accounting or Finance degree and 10+ years of progressive experience in cost accounting, general accounting, and operations finance. A CPA is preferred, but cost accounting experience supporting manufacturing operations is a must.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY

The Technical Manager is responsible for the profitable development, leadership, and management of the Sierra waste to fuels plant’s process engineering group while supporting the safe and efficient startup and operation of Sierra, including the Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility.

Primary responsibilities include providing technical support to the operations and maintenance and reliability groups to resolve process and mechanical problems, troubleshooting unit upsets and product quality incidents, and developing, monitoring, and reporting Key Performance Indicators.

Qualification Requirements

  • Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree, preferably in Chemical Engineering, 15 years of experience providing technical support at a chemical manufacturing plant, ideally a petroleum refinery, and 10 years of progressive supervisory experience.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY and Feedstock processing facility

The Mechanical Technician has responsibility for the maintenance of the Sierra waste to fuels plant equipment while ensuring safety, reliability, and operability of all Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility assets.

Other key responsibilities include preventive maintenance and repairs of systems and other duties in accordance with established plant procedures and as directed by plant management.

Qualification Requirements

  • Successful candidates will have hands on maintenance experience with hydraulic and mechanical systems, including the ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment failures within the refining, chemical processing or mining industry.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY

Heavy Equipment Operators operate industrial equipment including forklifts, heavy equipment loaders and personnel lifts to support the processing of municipal solid waste (MSW).

Other responsibilities of this position include performing daily pre- and post-inspections of equipment and conducting routine preventive maintenance. We are looking for candidates that can work a 12-hour rotating shift schedule.

Qualification Requirements

  • Qualified candidates will have a valid NV driver’s license and forklift operator certification, have reliable transportation, and the ability to read, write and speak English.

Role Overview

SIERRA FEEDSTOCK PROCESSING FACILITY

Utility Operators are responsible for quality control of landfill waste and the removal of unacceptable material from the sorting line.

General cleaning and routine preventive maintenance of the processing facility are also responsibilities of this position that has tremendous growth opportunities. We are looking for candidates that can work swing and graveyard shifts.

Qualification Requirements

  • Qualified candidates will have a valid NV driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the ability to read, write and speak English.

Role Overview

PLEASANTON, CA - CORPORATE OFFICE

The Senior Director- Commercial Contracts is responsible for negotiating, executing and managing company-wide commercial master agreements with large impact to project and long-term operating costs.

Examples include landfill waste feedstock supply, technology licensing, industrial gas supply, water treatment, material logistics, performance insurance, etc. Ongoing relationship management with commercial contract counterparts and close coordination with Fulcrum Stakeholders such as project developers, supply chain, engineering and operations organizations is a key responsibility of this position.

Qualification Requirements

  • Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree and an MBA or other relevant master’s degree is desired.
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience with negotiating, executing and managing commercial contracts for large/complex energy-related infrastructure companies is required, as well as the ability to work closely with engineering and finance teams to assist in effectively optimizing a project’s economics and performance during the project development process.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY AND FEEDSTOCK PROCESSING FACILITY

The HSES Specialist will lead, develop and implement health, safety, environmental, and security policies and procedures to ensure the safe and fully compliant operation of the Fulcrum Sierra BioFuels facility, including the Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility.

The chief responsibility of the position is to protect employees, neighbors, customers, environment, and company assets through the implementation of personal and safety programs, development of training programs and management of safety procedures.

Qualification Requirements

  • Minimum qualification requirements include a bachelor’s degree, 4 years of HSE experience, preferably in a chemical manufacturing environment and proficiency with OSHA, EPA and other related government regulations.

Role Overview

PLEASANTON, CA - CORPORATE OFFICE

The Senior Director- Commercial Contracts is responsible for negotiating, executing and managing company-wide commercial master agreements with large impact to project and long-term operating costs.

Examples include landfill waste feedstock supply, technology licensing, industrial gas supply, water treatment, material logistics, performance insurance, etc. Ongoing relationship management with commercial contract counterparts and close coordination with Fulcrum Stakeholders such as project developers, supply chain, engineering and operations organizations is a key responsibility of this position.

Qualification Requirements

  • Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree and an MBA or other relevant master’s degree is desired.
  • At least 10 years of progressive experience with negotiating, executing and managing commercial contracts for large/complex energy-related infrastructure companies is required, as well as the ability to work closely with engineering and finance teams to assist in effectively optimizing a project’s economics and performance during the project development process.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY AND FEEDSTOCK PROCESSING FACILITY

The Instrument & Electrical (I&E) Technician’s primary responsibility is to maintain the controls hardware, instrumentation, analyzers, and electrical equipment at the Sierra Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility (FPF).

Other key responsibilities include the performance of preventive maintenance programs for the equipment and troubleshooting and repairing equipment as needed. I&E Technicians also assist in the management of all spare parts for instrument, electrical and analytical (IEA) equipment.

Qualification Requirements

  • Successful candidates will have at least 5 years of electrical, instrument and on-line analyzer operation and maintenance experience in the refining or chemical processing industry. An Associate degree or higher in electronics, process instrumentation or a related field is preferred.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY

The primary responsibility of the Process Engineer is to work closely with the Sierra waste-to-fuel operations, engineering, maintenance and reliability teams to support all aspects of the safe and successful start-up, as well as ongoing operations, of the Sierra plant. The position, which is located at the Sierra Biorefinery near Reno, NV, will be heavily involved with identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving various chemical, engineering and process challenges related to start-up and operational activities.

Qualification Requirements

  • Qualification requirements include a Chemical Engineering degree and a minimum of 5 years working as a Process Engineer at a petrochemical/refinery plant.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY

The Instrument & Electrical (I&E) Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to maintain all the DCS, instrumentation, analyzers, and electrical equipment at the Sierra waste to fuels Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility. Key responsibilities of the I&E Supervisor include providing the direction for and training and development of the I&E Technicians, the development of a preventive maintenance program for the equipment, developing procedures for maintaining the equipment, and the recommendation and management of all spare parts for instrument and electrical equipment.

Qualification Requirements

  • Qualified candidates will have 8+ years of electrical, instrumentation and on-line analyzer operation and maintenance experience in the refining or chemical processing industry, solid experience in supervising I&E Technicians and experience with managing maintenance contractors.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY

The Plant Controller is a key member of the corporate accounting and Sierra waste-to-fuels plant teams. This position will play a key role in supporting both corporate financial requirements and Sierra plant management. The Plant Controller is responsible for planning and coordinating plant budget and business planning activities in alignment with corporate policies and practices. Additional responsibilities will include providing financial direction to the plant and recommendations to improve site performance.

Qualification Requirements

  • The successful candidate will have an Accounting or Finance degree and 10+ years of progressive experience in cost accounting, general accounting, and operations finance. A CPA is preferred, but cost accounting experience supporting manufacturing operations is a must.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY

The Technical Manager is responsible for the profitable development, leadership, and management of the Sierra waste to fuels plant’s process engineering group while supporting the safe and efficient startup and operation of Sierra, including the Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility.

Primary responsibilities include providing technical support to the operations and maintenance and reliability groups to resolve process and mechanical problems, troubleshooting unit upsets and product quality incidents, and developing, monitoring, and reporting Key Performance Indicators.

Qualification Requirements

  • Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree, preferably in Chemical Engineering, 15 years of experience providing technical support at a chemical manufacturing plant, ideally a petroleum refinery, and 10 years of progressive supervisory experience.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY and Feedstock processing facility

The Mechanical Technician has responsibility for the maintenance of the Sierra waste to fuels plant equipment while ensuring safety, reliability, and operability of all Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility assets.

Other key responsibilities include preventive maintenance and repairs of systems and other duties in accordance with established plant procedures and as directed by plant management.

Qualification Requirements

  • Successful candidates will have hands on maintenance experience with hydraulic and mechanical systems, including the ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment failures within the refining, chemical processing or mining industry.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY

Heavy Equipment Operators operate industrial equipment including forklifts, heavy equipment loaders and personnel lifts to support the processing of municipal solid waste (MSW).

Other responsibilities of this position include performing daily pre- and post-inspections of equipment and conducting routine preventive maintenance. We are looking for candidates that can work a 12-hour rotating shift schedule.

Qualification Requirements

  • Qualified candidates will have a valid NV driver’s license and forklift operator certification, have reliable transportation, and the ability to read, write and speak English.

Role Overview

SIERRA FEEDSTOCK PROCESSING FACILITY

Utility Operators are responsible for quality control of landfill waste and the removal of unacceptable material from the sorting line.

General cleaning and routine preventive maintenance of the processing facility are also responsibilities of this position that has tremendous growth opportunities. We are looking for candidates that can work swing and graveyard shifts.

Qualification Requirements

  • Qualified candidates will have a valid NV driver’s license, reliable transportation, and the ability to read, write and speak English.

Role Overview

SIERRA BIOREFINERY AND FEEDSTOCK PROCESSING FACILITY

The HSES Specialist will lead, develop and implement health, safety, environmental, and security policies and procedures to ensure the safe and fully compliant operation of the Fulcrum Sierra BioFuels facility, including the Biorefinery and Feedstock Processing Facility.

The chief responsibility of the position is to protect employees, neighbors, customers, environment, and company assets through the implementation of personal and safety programs, development of training programs and management of safety procedures.

Qualification Requirements

  • Minimum qualification requirements include a bachelor’s degree, 4 years of HSE experience, preferably in a chemical manufacturing environment and proficiency with OSHA, EPA and other related government regulations.