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Overview At Western Metals Recycling (WMR) the opportunity is YOURS! We have achieved years of success by giving our teammates the tools they need to do the best job. Do you have what it takes to help shape the future? Working at WMR 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 positive, can-do attitude* You are motivated and take initiative We are committed to building great teams, offering competitive compensation, and allowing for a healthy work-life balance, because our teammates are our most valuable asset. Whether you work in a recycling facility or at our corporate headquarters, WMR is a place where you can come for a job, but stay for a career. WMR is the Intermountain West's largest scrap metal recycler with recycling facilities located in Colorado, Nevada and Utah. Our processing capabilities include automobile shredders, balers, shears, mobile shearing, torch processing, auto crushers, extensive transportation services, and railcar dismantling. WMR is a proud part of Nucor Corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of The David J Joseph Company which has a well-earned reputation for safety, integrity and innovation. We are recognized as good community citizens who are trustworthy, financially strong and environmentally proactive. Responsibilities * Properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures. Attend safety meetings and participate in safety program. * Operate heavy equipment of various sizes including cranes and loaders, etc. * Duties include, but are not limited to: loading scrap material onto shredder feed conveyor, pushing shred pile up, moving material throughout the yard, and/or loading trucks and railcars, etc. * Perform daily inspections on equipment reporting any defects or needed repairs to supervisor. * Keep grounds clear of debris while maintaining safety standards. * Operate small equipment such as a forklift or skid steer if needed. * General labor duties that may include but not limited to sweeping, shoveling and general clean-up of any area and/or equipment throughout the yard. * Effectively communicate over radio with teammates for traffic coordination, production, and safety procedures. * Willing to cross-train in other positions and assist other employees as needed. * Other duties as assigned by your manager. Qualifications * Ability to work in a fast-paced, non-stop environment while providing excellent customer service. * Minimum of 3-years previous heavy equipment operation in manufacturing environments, preferably in the scrap metal or construction industries. * Knowledge of heavy equipment operating principles, hazards and safety precautions as well as mechanical ability. * Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions. * Ability to adapt to frequent changes of priority and complete job tasks safely and effectively without constant supervision. * Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency. * Flexible to work overtime, off-hours, weekends, and holidays in an industrial environment which includes being outdoors in all weather conditions. * Bilingual preferred - Spanish. Benefits 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. EEO Statement Western Metals Recycling (WMR) is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.WMR 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,