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DATE ADDED: Wed 03/10/2018

Laborer - Scrap Yard

Fayette City, USA


Job Description

The production laborer position supports plant operations through the operation of various equipment, and machinery. Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of various types of fork trucks. This includes a high level of customer service, locating and relocating stockpiles as needed, and performing various cleanup activities. Must be familiar with and adhere to service requirements, equipment and operator limitations and safe operating procedures at all times. Performs cleanup activities on a routine basis. Performs other duties as directed by management.

Essential Job Functions

Will perform the following:

  • Ensures a safe work environment for self and others at all times.

  • Conducts pre-shift safety inspection of equipment. Ensures proper maintenance.

  • Operates and/or drives equipment as required.

  • Supplies production facility and/or stockpiles raw feed or finished products

  • Build loads for delivery

  • Operates forklift

  • Keeps management aware of any delays or discrepancies

  • Keeps yard clean, well organized and safe

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding and carry out simple one or two-step instructions

  • Informing/communication with the Yard personnel.

  • Ensure that Quality, Environmental, and Safety Standards of Metalico, Inc. for production, customers and employees are consistently achieved.

  • Performs other tasks as assigne

    Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions:

    High School diploma or GED.

  • Industry experience in scrap, metal preferred

  • Prior experience with hand tools, preferred, but not required

  • Ability to work inside or outside as required

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Must be safety-oriented and exhibit safe work habits

  • Punctual and reliable; good attendance required

  • Good communication skills

  • Team-player

  • Self-motivated and eager to learn new skills; must be willing to cross-train on other equipment

  • Ability to adhere to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise.

  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules that are set forth; promotes the Company’s safety standards; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness.

  • Basic math, reading and writing English skills are required


Company Description
Metalico is a leading full-service, broadly diversified scrap metal recycler, principally operating in the Northeastern United States. Our scrap operations source, buy, process, and sell four distinct groups of commodity metals for use in the manufacture of new products:

+We recycle scrap steel and iron, which is sold primarily to domestic mills and foundries.
+We recycle non-ferrous metals, principally aluminum, copper, lead, and nickel-based steel and high temperature alloys. These products are sold to domestic manufacturers and, to a lesser extent, to the export markets.
+We buy catalytic converters and recover platinum, palladium, and rhodium, known as Platinum Group Metals (PGM's). These precious metals are typically refined and reused by industry in emissions control devices.

Metalico today employs 600 people in 27 operating locations across 6 states. Metalico is headquartered in Cranford, New Jersey.

Role: Laborer - Scrap Yard
Job Type:
Location: Fayette City,

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