Dean Zoet

HVAC Expert & Technical Writer
Expertise
HVAC Systems
Safety & Regulations
HVAC Training
Education
Dean Zoet

Dean Zoet

HVAC Expert & Technical Writer
Expertise
HVAC Systems
Safety & Regulations
HVAC Training
Education

Highlights

  • 26 years of military experience
  • Expert at diagnosing and addressing HVAC issues
  • NATE Certified

Experience

Dean brings a wealth of expertise to ACLAB. With 26 years of military experience, Dean Zoet achieved the rank of E-8 and joined the Top 3% of the Air Force enlisted force. His extensive knowledge as an HVAC/R mechanic includes working with chemicals, ensuring proper safety and disposal techniques, and handling cleanup procedures for accidental spills.  Dean set his path to get promoted when he was in the military when he and two engineers developed a flange used to raise two miles of security fence on Altus, Air Force Base, saving the Air Force $1.5M.  Post-military, Dean worked as a Supervisor and Environmental, Health and Safety Manager at Poet Biorefining, where he identified and corrected environmental permit errors, rewrote the Process Safety Management Program, and maintained compliance with EPA and OSHA regulations.

Approach 

Dean Zoet's leadership skills were honed through his roles in the Air Force, where he supervised workers in safety and hazardous chemical programs and held supervisors accountable for their responsibilities. His commitment to excellence is demonstrated by his proactive identification and correction of safety and environmental issues, as well as meticulous thought to providing customers with the most accurate information.

Hobbies

When not working, Dean is an active member of his community in Minnesota. He serves as Vice Commander of the American Legion Post 19 and Vice Commander of the Veterans of Foreign War Post 3842.  He enjoys spending time with his wife, Roxanne, his family and friends. You can often find him playing bass guitar or with a Stephen King novel in hand. 

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