POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to an Operations Supervisor or Manager, the Level 2 Sorter is responsible for overseeing and performing various tasks/job duties related to the operations support and coordination throughout the recycling center, including but not limited to, inventory control, quality control and safety compliance.
Sort and segregate recoverable materials (e.g.. aluminum, plastic, glass, paper, etc.) from incoming waste, or remove non-recyclable materials.
Deposit recoverable material safely and efficiently into appropriate chute.
Assist other sorters on an as-needed basis with heavy or bulky items.
Communicate with equipment operators regarding incoming loads of special waste or other loads that require special attention.
Increase production of the sort line by minimizing down time and providing training to sorters on the line.
Ensure compliance with all safety rules regarding the sort line; including stopping the conveyor belt in emergency situations.
Inspect and remove jams on the sort line.
Clean the automated sorting equipment on a daily basis, including screens, belly pans, and under the system, in addition to other light maintenance duties.
Maintain cleanliness of facility during shift and perform end of shift cleaning
Assist Maintenance Technicians during system repairs, as assigned.
Distinguish different types of recyclables (e.g., various types of plastic-PETE, HDPE; glass by color; aluminum from tin or bi-metal; paper-5 to 6 grads).
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Trained in Lock Out/Tag Out procedures.
Minimum of 6 months related experience in a recycling center.
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.