Director of Environmental Compliance

Tradebe Environmental Services
Merrillville, Indiana, US
Apr 28, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Tradebe is an international leader in waste reclamation and recycling solutions managing more than two million tons of waste annually, recycling 60% of that waste. Providing environmental services since 1984 through the treatment, recovery and recycling of waste, we also serve various markets including industrial, manufacturing, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, oil & gas and more. Tradebe is committed to the waste hierarchy with our efforts focusing on Reducing, Recycling & Recovering the waste we manage. We are the waste management leader in Europe, the United States; and one of the largest global companies in the environmental sector by managing 85 fixed plants in Europe, (Spain, UK and France), the United States and Oman; with over 2,100 employees worldwide.

Tradebe is hiring a Director of Environmental Compliance to lead, coach and mentor Regional Environmental Compliance Managers to ensure work coordination, planning and the scheduling of environmental requirements are met. Support cost management, and project management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • You will lead by example, providing leadership, supervision, coaching, mentoring and performance management necessary to maintain a high performance Team.
  • Work with Regional Environmental Managers to develop, implement, and maintain TES/Tradebe facility permits, licenses and environmental plans to ensure adherence to local, state, and federal environmental regulations.
  • Work with Regional Environmental Managers by monitoring, maintaining, and implementing environmental (RCRA, Air, and Water regulations/permits) management programs to ensure company's compliance in accordance with Federal, Regional, State, and local regulatory requirements.
  • Assist Regional Managers in completing all reports required under RCRA, CAA, and CWA permits and/or programs.
  • Work with Regional Environmental Managers on setting and measuring job objectives.
  • Implement and coordinate weekly calls with Regional Managers and their Reports.
  • Schedule visits to the facility to ensure compliance and support personnel.
  • Assist in review and investigation of accident/incident reports associated with environmental compliance. Compiling findings and recommendations for corrective actions into summary report.
  • Provide support on environmental related issues, plans, and projects for implementation.
  • Identify environmental hazards and/or issues that may affect the public, personnel, environmental permits and/or licenses.
  • Assist in developing strategies and implementation plans for emerging environmental issues.
  • Provide environmental regulatory guidance to Sales and Field Service.
  • Work with TS Group in obtaining local and state authorization to operate a 10 Day Transfer Facility.
  • Conduct audit (site and/or desk) of alternate facilities/non-owned storage, treatment and disposal facilities (NODs) for use by Tradebe Facilities, Sales and TTR Direct. Work with EVP of Regulatory Affairs and Insurance Company for Approval or Denial of NODs.
  • Conduct annual evaluation of NODs by site visit or the submittal of an audit questionnaire.
  • Maintain updated list of NODs.
  • Maintain insurance coverage of NODs.
  • Collect data from Regional Environmental Compliance Managers, TS Group, and other Tradebe Departments to construct and complete annual Sustainability Report for submittal to Corporate.
  • Other duties as assigned by EVP of Regulatory Affairs and Sustainability.

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or related field or equivalent experience in Environmental Science or similar area of study OR 5+ years of industry experience required
  • Must participate in an OSHA/HAZWOPER physical examination.
  • Must obtain a physician's certification to wear respirator.
  • 2+ years of industry experience required
  • Working knowledge of solid & hazardous waste management and air regulations is required.

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 (Tradebe will match up to 20% of an employee's contribution, up to 25% of the
  • employees pay)
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts (HSA)
  • Agency paid, basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Supplemental, voluntary life insurance & AD&D
  • Agency paid, short & long term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Great work environment and culture
  • And MORE!


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