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Mobile Crane Operator Needed - Hazleton, PA

Hazleton, PA, USA Req #319
Wednesday, May 17, 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!

Purpose of the Role...

We are currently looking for a full-time Mobile Crane Operator to assist with metal recycling activities at our Hazelton, PA location. Our ideal Crane Operator is dependable, a team player and has an emphasis on safety.


What you’ll Do...

  • Load/unload scrap materials, bales, bins, boxes, crates, etc. onto and from customer trailers, truck beds, bins and other cargo as needed.
  • Transfer all necessary materials from one place to another; pick up falling material during transfer.
  • Ensure a clean and orderly workplace; clean- and prepare sites by removing debris and possible hazards.
  • Adhere to, evaluate and maintain proper service logs and maintenance requirements.
  • Adhere to operating and health and safety protocols
  • Performs other duties assigned.
  • Minimum 6 months of consecutive crane operation experience.
  • OSHA Safety certification preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Knowledge of scrap metal commodities helpful.
  • Ability to perform all physical, mental and environmental job functions.
  • Ability to work in all elements such as rain, cold and heat.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations, manage time, and multitasking.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both spoken and written form.
  • Must be able to pass background, credit check and drug test.

What Qualifications You'll Bring to the Team...

  • High school diploma or GED-equivalent
  • Minimum 6 months of consecutive crane operations experience.

Other Job Demands

Work is generally performed outdoors in all-weather elements such as hot, cold, rain, or snow and personal protective equipment is required. Working hours may vary and evening or weekend work may be required. You may be required to lift and carry light weights.


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

  • Job Family US Production
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Hazleton, PA, USA