Job Req ID:  3630
Date:  Jul 10, 2024
Tradebe Site:  Tradebe East Chicago

East Chicago, IN, US, 46312

Department:  Operations
Business Line:  Environmental Services & Global Functions

Sr. Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd Shift


This position is eligible for our $1500 Sign-On/Retention bonus!


Tradebe Environmental Services is a global leader in environmental services with US Headquarters in Merrillville, IN. Tradebe was founded in 1984 with the vision of helping industrial and chemical companies manage the increasing complexity of the waste they generate, ensuring safety for the people and the environment. Today, we continue to innovate and evolve as we maintain our firm commitment to propelling the circular economy and creating a more sustainable world. We actively contribute by managing all kinds of environmental liabilities in a safe and sustainable manner, focusing on reusing or recycling raw materials and energy, and being dedicated to meeting our customers' environmental goals. In the United States, Tradebe Environmental Services has 30 sites and serves customers from a broad range of markets, from petrochemicals to aerospace and hospitals, with unparalleled safety and quality standards.


Job description

Supervise the performance and activity of the maintenance mechanics. This is a working supervisor role that would work side by side with techs and be there to supervise and train as needed. 
 Key job responsibilities 
•    Assign tasks to employees and monitor their activities; ensure maintenance area is neat and organized 
•    Ensure maintenance personnel are following all operational and health and safety procedures 
•    Supervise the preventive maintenance and repairs of all plant equipment 
•    Coordinate all major projects, ex. shut downs 
•    Manage the organization of maintenance shop and parts trailer 
•    Oversee mobile equipment maintenance i.e., forklift, track and back hoes and assist Maintenance Manager to ensure parts and supplies are in inventory 
•    Maintain working knowledge of plant equipment 
•    Welding, if qualified 
•    Pipe fitting 
•    Operate plant equipment and repair plant equipment 
•    Assist in performing daily inspections 
•    Other duties as assigned 
•    A high school diploma or equivalent is required  
•    3 to 5 years of mechanical experience 
•    Previous management experience is a plus. The selected candidate will work independently with little to minimal supervision and frequently required to multi-task 
•    Ability to read equipment prints; secure information from OEM manuals; apply basic mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division and read, understand and apply common operational documents, SOP’s, and training modules 
•    The ability to drive a forklift and completion of OSHA lock out/tag out and confined space entry training may be required 
•    The selected candidate must successfully complete HAZWOPPER training (provided during first week of employment) 
•    must participate in an OSHA/HAZWOPER physical examination 
•    must have the ability to work occasional overtime and must be able to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen (urine and hair), and background check 
•    The ability to obtain a physician’s certification to wear a respirator is required 
•    The candidate must have own tools and valid driver's license 
•    The ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check, are required 
Physical Requirements 

•    Walking  
•    Standing  
•    Crawling 
•    Kneeling 
•    Lifting  
•    Reaching 
•    Pushing  
•    Pulling 


Why Tradebe is Right for You

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Student loan repayment assistance
  • Generous vacation and sick plans
  • Medical (including telehealth), dental and vision
  • 401k Retirement  match
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts (HSA)
  • Agency paid, basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Great work environment and culture
  • And MORE!


Tradebe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law

Nearest Major Market: Gary
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago