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The David J. Joseph Company Equipment Operator in Metropolis, Illinois

Everyone wants to work with people they respect. It’s even better if you can work for a company that you respect. We have both at River Metals Recycling (RMR). In fact, in addition to safety, integrity and excellence, respect is one of our core values. Working at RMR is definitely for you if:

  • You want a career and not just a job

  • You want to work for an awesome company where you can make a difference

  • You have a positive, can do attitude

  • You are motivated and take initiative

RMR is a proud part of Nucor Corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of The David J. Joseph Company. We are recognized as a good community citizen who is trustworthy, financially strong and environmentally proactive.

If you are ready to grow with a successful company, please apply online.

  • Operate mobile heavy equipment of various sizes and types (front end loader, skid steer, grapple and magnet material handlers).

  • Properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures.

  • Communicates over radio with team members for traffic coordination, production, and safety procedures.

  • Perform daily inspections on equipment and report any defects or needed repairs to supervisor.

  • Clean equipment as needed.

  • Greet customers coming into the yard and direct them to the proper location to unload materials from their vehicles.

  • Inspect material brought in by our customers for existence of non-acceptable items and ensure that those prohibited materials are not left on Company property. Examples are propane tanks, batteries, etc.

  • Interact with customers and team members to facilitate a safe and productive yard environment.

  • 2-3 years’ experience using a front-end loader, skid steer or scrap handler in an industrial/outdoor work environment.

  • Knowledge of heavy-equipment operating principles.

  • Ability to operate equipment under varying working conditions.

  • Mechanical background a plus.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English.

  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.

  • Working knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with others and coordinate work activities as a team.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including paid training, bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, vacation, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition reimbursement and other great benefits.

River Metals Recycling (RMR) is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.

RMR is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. RMR hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

RMR reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and teammates.

RMR also provides a work environment in which each teammate is able to be productive and work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all teammates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all teammates and applicants.

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ID: 2020-4368

External Company Name: River Metals Recycling, LLC

External Company URL: http://www.rmrecycling.com/join-our-team/

Street: 1324 East Third Street

Shift: 1st Shift

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