Maintenance Technician

  • Full-time
  • Shift: 1st Shift
  • Job Posting Date: 18-Oct-2023
  • Department: Manufacturing

Company Description

BlueScope Recycling is a full-service, ferrous scrap metal recycler with processing facilities in Waterloo, IN, Delta, OH, and Mansfield, OH. BlueScope Recycling buys scrap from industrial generators, wholesale suppliers, and the general public, focusing on delivering the highest level of service. 

As a processor, BlueScope Recycling transforms raw ferrous scrap into specification melt products for primary and secondary producers of iron, steel, and stainless steel.

BlueScope Recycling focuses on achieving long-term sustainable growth by applying extensive knowledge and experience to support the unique needs of generators and consumers of scrap metal.

BlueScope Recycling is part of the BlueScope family of businesses. For over 100 years, BlueScope has continued to build on our reputation of quality brands and products, leading technology, and a customer-first spirit. Through our global brands, we are one of the largest manufacturers of building solutions in the world. Our diverse, bright, and inspired workforce is committed to bettering the communities we serve through breakthrough thinking and innovations. Your goals, ideas, and perspective can help shape our future – we look forward to hearing them!   

Job Description

Summary:  The Maintenance Mechanic will service equipment. This role performs repairs, corrections, replacement, inspections, documents, and files accordingly and reports back to Maintenance Supervisor.            

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair complex mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment; primarily loaders, shears, grapple, skid steers, forklifts, tractor/trailer, shredder.
  • Perform daily preventive maintenance on equipment as required
  • Follow the dress code and compliance of proper PPE at all times
  • Work independently in the absence of direct supervision
  • Prepare all necessary documentation [Bill of Ladings, Work Orders, Purchase Orders, Tool Orders]
  • Conveyor systems, hydraulic systems, PLC’s
  • Welding, grinding, weld set-up, and torching
  • Set up and break down machinery
  • Transportation maintenance 


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED, Trade school
  • 2+ years minimum experience in Maintenance/ Mechanic
  • Hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Welding, grinding, and torching experience
  • Sort and identify tools and parts
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screening
  • Pass a pre-employment background check
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends when necessary

Physical Requirements:

  • Sit, stand, walk, and stoop for long periods
  • Able to climb in/on mobile equipment
  • Exposure to physical operations in scrap recycling facilities, including walking/climbing in active industrial yards with uneven surfaces in inclement weather

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

BlueScope Recycling Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

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