Grader / Sorter in Schnitzer - Atlanta (Blashfield St) at Schnitzer Steel Industries

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Grader/Sorters are primarily responsible for grading and sorting incoming metal products according to factors such as appearance and quality to ensure correct processing and usage. Other responsibilities include general yard cleanup and other maintenance functions.

This is a physical job, so applicants must be able to frequently walk on uneven ground, handle and grasp materials, crouch, bend, reach, climb, twist, push, pull and lift/carry up to 50 pounds occasionally. Visual acuity is needed for close detail work. To ensure safety everyone’s safety at work, applicants must be able to hear and communicate by speech.

Required Skills

Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)

  • Strictly adheres to all Metals Recycling Business Health, Safety, and Environmental standards.
  • Provides a safe environment for all employees, customers and visitors.

Operational Performance & Best Business Practices

  • General clean up and yard maintenance including but not limited to digging, sweeping, maintenance of weeds and brush, and repaid of blacktop.
  • Basic sorting of scrap, as well as metal and debris in preparation processing.
  • Greasing and general cleanup at the shear and/or shredder.
  • Assist with repairs and maintenance as required at railroad.
  • Provide backup or assistance throughout the yard as needed or assigned.
  • Report all equipment deficiencies or malfunctions for maintenance or repair to the proper supervisor.
Required Experience
  • Candidates must have the ability to carry out instructions provided in written, oral, or diagrammatic form.
  • Ability to speak and understand English as a basic level required.
  • Ability to learn new tasks as assigned required.
  • Experience in a scrap yard preferred.
  • This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive an automobile.

All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. administers a pre-employment drug screen and background check for U.S. new hires.

All new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This applies to all U.S. non-union employees.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status under local, state or federal law.


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