HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

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Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator
Reports to: Management/Supervisors
Location: Merrillville, Indiana
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 – $19.00
FLSA Status: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Inspect equipment to make sure everything is safe and in working condition
  • Unload customer vehicles
  • Sort material into appropriate areas
  • Inspect equipment prior to operation, fuel, and lubricate daily
  • Inspect materials to quality standards
  • Maintain knowledge of quality standards, material grades, what materials can/cannot be loaded
  • Use all yard operating equipment, including material handler, forklifts, skid steer, baler, shear, ECT
  • Perform basic maintenance on the machinery
  • Load and unload inbound and outbound trucks with scrap material
  • Ability to cross train on any other various equipment types
  • Compliance with safety standards, which include wearing all proper personal-protective equipment while working or while in the yard
  • Internal yard logistics coordination

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • 5+ years of operating experience
  • Process driven and detail oriented
  • Superior executive functioning skills
  • Ability to maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of safety standards and adherence to current regulations
  • Strong organizational, time management, and mathematical skills
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Current forklift certification per OSHA standards
  • Ability to regularly sit on a powered industrial truck
  • Occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player dedicated to the company
  • Knowledge of scrap a plus

Benefits:

  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • 100% individual coverage for health insurance after one year

Apply for Heavy
Equipment Operator

This is a quick application and is not a substitute for a full application. Upon request, you may need to submit additional information related to your employment history, references, citizen status, and more.

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Job Title: Heavy Equipment Operator
Reports to: Management/Supervisors
Location: Merrillville, Indiana
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 – $19.00
FLSA Status: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Inspect equipment to make sure everything is safe and in working condition
  • Unload customer vehicles
  • Sort material into appropriate areas
  • Inspect equipment prior to operation, fuel, and lubricate daily
  • Inspect materials to quality standards
  • Maintain knowledge of quality standards, material grades, what materials can/cannot be loaded
  • Use all yard operating equipment, including material handler, forklifts, skid steer, baler, shear, ECT
  • Perform basic maintenance on the machinery
  • Load and unload inbound and outbound trucks with scrap material
  • Ability to cross train on any other various equipment types
  • Compliance with safety standards, which include wearing all proper personal-protective equipment while working or while in the yard
  • Internal yard logistics coordination

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • 5+ years of operating experience
  • Process driven and detail oriented
  • Superior executive functioning skills
  • Ability to maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of safety standards and adherence to current regulations
  • Strong organizational, time management, and mathematical skills
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Current forklift certification per OSHA standards
  • Ability to regularly sit on a powered industrial truck
  • Occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player dedicated to the company
  • Knowledge of scrap a plus

Benefits:

  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • 100% individual coverage for health insurance after one year

Apply for Heavy
Equipment Operator

This is a quick application and is not a substitute for a full application. Upon request, you may need to submit additional information related to your employment history, references, citizen status, and more.