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Equipment Operator

Amelia, LA 70380, USA Req #114
Thursday, May 18, 2023
About Us:

EMR is one of the world’s leading metal recycling companies with a history spanning decades. At EMR, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. We are committed to creating a workplace that prioritizes the well-being and safety of everyone. Our company provides a supportive and inclusive community where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued. We believe in teamwork and collaboration. 


Our mission is to provide our customers with efficient and reliable metal recycling services while minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. EMR recycles ten million tons of material annually, everything from beverage cans to aircraft carriers.  We work with a wide variety of metals including copper, aluminum, brass, and stainless steel and can recycle it into more than 200 different types of new sustainable raw materials.  


EMR offers our team a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans with company match, wellbeing benefits, employee assistance program and more. Join us and be a part of a team that puts people first!

EMR USA has an opening for an Equipment Operator. In this role, the Equipment Operator will operate a material handler or excavator to move metal throughout the yard. To be successful, the Equipment Operator must be able to work independently to accomplish daily tasks.


            Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operate material handler and/or excavator to move material
  • Complete all required daily equipment reports
  • Perform daily maintenance and inspection on equipment
  • Adhere to operating and health and safety protocols
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds frequently
  • Ability to work in all elements such as rain, cold, and heat
  • Ability to handle stressful situations, manages time, and multitasks
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check, physical, and drug screening


Education & Experience

  • High School graduate or G.E.D.
  • Previous experience using a material handler and/or excavator a plus
EMR USA Metal Recycling provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Amelia, LA 70380, USA