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Heavy Equipment Operator-Swing Shift

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Sims Metal Management Stockton , CA 95201

Posted 2 months ago

Sims Metal Management is the worlds leading listed metal and electronics recycler with approximately 200 facilities and 4,900 employees globally. Our mission for is to drive the highest possible returns to shareholders through lowest cost material processing and best-in-class trading platforms. Our commitment to employees is to create a zero-harm workplace, while being exemplary community members and responsible stewards of the environment

The night shift mobile equipment operator will be responsible for operating the LaBounty shear to process UNP grades of scrap, either to prepare it for the stationary shear or to prepare into #1 HMS.

In addition, the operator will be required to operate the material handlers to move and stockpile scrap as needed, load the stationary shear with scrap, or load ship loading trucks during ship loading operations.


Operate the mobile shear

  • Prepare UNP scrap into HMS
  • Prepare buses and other large items into sizable pieces fir further processing by other equipment
  • Ensure proper housekeeping is being maintained on the equipment

Equipment Maintenance

o Fill out daily equipment inspection form to verify equipment is ready to operate

o Conduct blade changes on shear as needed

o Weld on shear as needed (assist welder if operator does not have welding experience)

o Operate material handler

o Operate sweeper and water truck to ensure environmental compliance

o Conduct any other general yard labor tasks required by shift supervisor

  • Excavator experience - required
  • Forklift certified - required (expired license OK)
  • Ability to lift or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Welding experience - preferred
  • Ability to problem solve, make basic operational decisions, mechanical aptitude, ability to communicate verbally with management.

On the job experience 3+ Years operating a mobile shear in a scrap processing facility or a demolition company a plus.

High School Diploma or AA Degree Preferred


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Heavy Equipment Operator-Swing Shift

Expired Job

Sims Metal Management