Job Req ID:  3645
Date:  Jul 10, 2024
Tradebe Site:  Tradebe Saraland Plant

Saraland, AL, US, 36571

Department:  Operations
Business Line:  Environmental Services & Global Functions

Sludge Processing Operator


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

As a Sludge Processor with Aaron Oil, a Tradebe Company, you will load, unload and processes all streams that enter the pit area, to ensure that quotas are met, and shipments are maintained at the proper level. You will be responsible for controlling flow of materials and utilization of plant equipment and incoming and outgoing materials to ensure cost effectiveness.

The role

  • Reviews and manage inventories of materials and completes all paperwork required by production
  • Ensures the Plant Manager and Supervisor is kept up to date on maintenance and repair of equipment and for machine parts and supplies that are needed
  • Keeps work area clean at all times to ensure plant operations and the facility is ready at all times for environmental inspections/audits
  • Sampling, loading and unloading all incoming and outgoing trucks assigned to the pit process area, this includes vacuum trucks, tank trucks, a roll of material, bulk loads, etc
  • Perform daily inspections of the pad sump and to keep it clean of any residual oil
  • Operate all processes within company safety guidelines.
  • Clean storage tanks as directed as well as other duties, tasks and projects as assigned by the Plant Manager and/or supervisor.

The person

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • Related experience and/or training 
  • Experience working an in industrial environment is preferred
  • Or Equivalent combination of education and experience


Physical Requirements


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

We offer


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

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