Loader Operator in Pick-n-Pull - Johnston at Schnitzer Steel Industries

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Loader Operator will contribute to the production team to ensure goals are met safely and efficiently while conforming to company policies. Process vehicles in a safe manner to produce core & scrap products, enable the customers to pull parts, and satisfy environmental requirements. This position focuses primarily on Front Loader operation and various material handling duties.

Required Skills
  • Operation of a Front Loader, Crusher, Fork Lift or Skid Steer: Move vehicles, cores, scrap, and other material safely through the yard. Ensure that loads are positioned and placed securely. Use various tool attachments to segregate and dismantle light passenger vehicles.
  • Maintenance of a Front Loader, Crusher, Fork Lift or Skid Steer: Perform the pre-operations check and other inspections/cleaning as prescribed in the Certification course.
Required Experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience operating heavy equipment.
  • Experience in automotive repair or dismantling.
  • Experience with automotive parts and/or retail customers
  • Experience with tools and machinery.
  • Bilingual in English & Spanish.

Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions

  • Standing, walking, bending, climbing and stretching are required outside in the weather for extended periods during the shift.
  • The ability to sit for 6-8 hours per day in 2-3 hour intervals.
  • Manual dexterity to handle tools and the ability to move 50 pounds are regularly required to perform routine functions.
  • Good hand-eye coordination and motor skills sufficient to safely operate fork lift equipment in an active work area.
  • Regular and peripheral vision sufficient to safely operate fork lift equipment in an active work area and perform job functions as described above.
  • Hearing must be sufficient to safely operate fork lift equipment in an active work area.

Job Conditions

  • Exposure on a regular basis to outdoor weather conditions.
  • Periodic exposure to minimal chemical hazards.

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.