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Founded in 1915, we started with a single recycling location and have grown into a global enterprise, and one of the largest metal recyclers and steel manufacturers in the United States. Our vertical integration model was the first of its kind and revolutionized the way the steel industry operates today.

We are also a Fortune 1000, global company that is committed to delivering industry-leading customer service, providing a safe and healthy environment where our employees can succeed, creating value for our investors and improving our communities. 

We are sensitive to the impact our industry has on the environment, which is why we are committed to a process that minimizes our carbon footprint and preserves our natural resources for future generations. Our recycling facilities collect metals from the community and convert them into steel that supports our infrastructure. 

Equipment Operator (5534)

Location: Chattanooga, TN (0186)  
Relocation Assistance: No
Position Overview

Commercial Metals Company is currently seeking an equipment operator to support CMC Recycling in Chattanooga, TN. As part of the CMC team, the equipment operator will support general yard operations by operating a material handler, forklift or the loader assigned in a safe and efficient manner. With an uncontrolled climate this position's working conditions include exposure to heat and cold. This is an hourly position; normal business hours are Monday-Friday 7AM – 4PM. Production hours often extend before and after normal business hours. Overtime can be expected to accommodate business needs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Must comply with safety procedures and regulations at all times
• Work safely; Understand near miss reporting and participate in a pro-active safety environment
• Perform safety inspections, assist with minor repairs, and wash equipment
• Transport material using assigned equipment.
• Sort material by grade, size, and per customer specs
• Load and unload trucks with magnet and/or grapple attachment
• Constantly perform repetitive motions including finger movement, and twisting or pressure involving the wrists/hands
• Able to lift up to 50 pounds
• Frequently climb in/out of the crane cab, loader or forklift.
• Able to sit for long periods of time
• Keep working areas free and clear of clutter
• Any other task assigned by supervisor to include manual sorting as needed

Experience and Skill Requirements

• Able to execute the essential functions and responsibilities of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
• 1 to 2 years of experience operating forklifts, loader, skid steer or material handler
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Ability to work as a team player in a fast paced environment
• Great organizational skills with the ability to multi-task


Education Requirements


CMC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, or other status protected by federal, state or local law.