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Tradewater is a growing entrepreneurial company. We seek to attract and retain high quality employees who support our mission, and are interested in helping to make what we do more innovative, nimble, and effective.

Some things you should know about working at Tradewater:

  • We set and pursue big, hairy audacious goals – goals that are likely to be externally questionable, but not internally regarded as impossible.
  • A consistent commitment to the daily implementation of our strategies is how we achieve big goals.
  • We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work place. We want people to grow in their work, and to keep learning.
  • We value teamwork. We realize that the only way for one of us to succeed is if we all do.
  • Our work is hard, but we try to approach it with a sense of humor.

Tradewater routinely hires interns to assist with our CFC collection program. If you are interested, please reach out to Laurel Stiff at lstiff@tradewater.us.
Process Technician

Primary Responsibilities: • Receiving, inspecting, and warehousing of refrigerant cylinder shipments • Transferring and aggregating refrigerant from small cylinders and cans to larger cylinders and tanks • Reclaiming refrigerant to meet AHRI standards • Maintaining records and documentation of daily tasks including shipment receipt, refrigerant sampling and analysis, refrigerant aggregation, etc. • Daily monitoring of process equipment and completion of log sheet readings • Routine maintenance and troubleshooting of refrigerant handling and testing equipment • Monitoring and control of equipment using a computerized control system • Occasionally assisting in the procurement of refrigerant for shipment to the facility Experience, Knowledge, and Qualifications: • Enthusiasm for mission of pollution reduction and environmental sustainability • High School Diploma or equivalent • Previous work history and/or military experience • Experience in a manufacturing or shop environment • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude • Attention to detail, punctuality, and good organizational skills are essential • Commitment to working safely • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills • Good computer skills including comfort using Microsoft Office Suite and web based applications • Must be willing to take occasional 24 hour on-call responsibilities • Must be willing to periodically work nights and weekends, 12 hour shifts • Ability and willingness to occasionally travel and drive long distances • Clean driving record. • Must be able to climb ladders, lift at least 50 pounds and work in warehouse environment Exceptionally well qualified candidates will have one or more of the following qualifications: • Associates or technical degree • Experience with HVAC systems or refrigerants • Electrical, instrument, or mechanical experience • Experience recovering refrigerant from chillers and appliances, or reclaiming refrigerant • Experience with a PLC controlled system • Ability to operate a fork truck • Experience in preparation of shipping papers • Knowledge of DOT hazmat regulations