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Triple-S Steel Maintenance Supervisor in Commerce City, Colorado


At Triple-S Steel we live and work by our core values. Since our inception over 50 years ago, we have followed three basic principles that are the foundation of our success:

Stability: All decisions made are measured in years, not quarters.

Flexibility: Employees are encouraged to seek creative steel solutions and services that help the company thrive.

Chemistry: We foster and nurture an entrepreneurial spirit throughout the Triple-S family. That spirit permeates our DNA.

From a small family retail operation in Houston, our business has expanded across the US and S. America to sell over 1 Million tons per year . We supply steel for bridges, stadiums, barges and large buildings but one thing will always remain the same: We treat our customers and employees like family.


We are seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to join our company. The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical/electrical aptitude along with strong organization and managerial skills. Specific strengths with cranes, burning equipment, rolling stock, etc is critical.

The main responsibilities consist of ensuring that the facilities, layout and machinery used daily to conduct normal operations runs to their maximum efficiency and output. This includes preventive maintenance, managing mechanical, electrical and programmable equipment as well as managing employees, budgets and cost reporting. This position requires a commitment to work in some cases extended hours during busy periods as well as being a team player dedicated to performing other related activities throughout each day.


Our company offers great benefits, from tuition reimbursement to training and development opportunities. We also offer medical, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, commuter, long-term disability and group life insurance programs. Come join our team!

  • Enforce all safety rules and regulations for the traffic department.

  • Create and manage work orders, distributing assignments to Maintenance Technicians for necessary maintenance or repairs.

  • Follow Lockout/Tagout procedures at all times and ensure all Maintenance Personnel are following Lockout/Tagout procedures at all times.

  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice maintenance vision, strategy, policy, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.

  • Ensure all regulatory obligations relating to carrying out operational duties are completed in consultation with the environmental manager as required by the relevant certificate, regulation or permit.

  • Minimize severity or frequency of accidents of contractors and maintenance personnel through risk identification process.

  • Inspect, operate or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.

  • Dismantle machines, equipment or devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools or power tools.

  • Perform routine maintenance, such as inspecting drives, motors or belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters or doing other preventive maintenance actions.

  • Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals or parts catalogs as necessary.

  • Address concerns with the Operations and Branch Managers.

  • Review and assign work to maintenance employees using computer managed maintenance software.

  • Complete maintenance jobs in accordance with the highest standards of efficiency.

  • Streamline associated repair costs and job execution.

  • Ensure prompt repairs by responding to emergency breakdowns.

  • Supply reporting to the Operations Manager on repair jobs including consumption of tools, materials, man hours and skills.

  • Review equipment history files.

  • Ensure accurate recorded histories in work order completions.

  • Report maintenance performance during major overhauls.

  • Aim and strive to achieve 98% reliability on all maintenance jobs.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute training plan for maintenance workers.

  • Provide grievance counseling when required.

  • Assign and reassign work as per emergencies and facility priorities.

  • Make sure that maintenance jobs are in accordance with all corporate policies and legislated regulations.

  • Ensure housekeeping, productivity, and quality of work standards are maintained, most especially within the mechanical maintenance department.

  • Investigate, provide and implement corrective measures for near misses and all safety incidents.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent preferred.

  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in equipment and facilities maintenance management.

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in management/supervisory position.


  • Knowledge of trouble-shooting fork trucks, overhead cranes & other operating machinery.

  • Possess knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.

  • Able to communicate complex information effectively to other employees.

  • Able to troubleshoot effectively to diagnose mechanical issues.

  • Know how to use basic computer programs, especially Microsoft Office.

  • Know how to manage other employees and resolve issues between employees that may arise.

  • Able to strictly follow any and all safety procedures and policies in place.

  • Able to use logic and reasoning to identify alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Know how to operate industrial-size equipment safely and efficiently.

  • Possess adequate hand dexterity to manipulate or move objects.

  • Able to work well with others in a team environment.


Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions: The working conditions of this position will consist of both an office and distribution plant environment with periodic exposure to noise levels, chemical compounds and fumes associated with the processing of structural steel. Please refer to the MSDS Notebook in this department for specific details regarding chemical exposure.

Street: 8573 Ulster Street

ID: 2020-2157