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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. 

Forklift Operator (5574)

Location: Austin, TX (0142)  
Relocation Assistance: No
Position Overview

Commercial Metals Company is currently seeking a scale and equipment operator to support CMC Recycling . As part of the CMC team, operators support the initiative of providing strong customer service in a timely, professional and courteous manner. CMC's scale operators are responsible for the accurately entry/identification/pricing of materials purchased while adhering to all company, state and federal regulations. Team members will cross-train and assist in forklift operation when scale is not in use to support location.  This is an hourly position with a work schedule of Monday-Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM, some overtime can be expected to accommodate business needs. Job site is located in N. Austin with easy access to IH-35.

CMC offers training and development opportunities for employees to acquire and enhance new skills and knowledge. Advancement opportunities are also available for those who have the desire for professional growth.

CMC's competitive compensation package includes: medical, dental, vision, company paid life and disability, company matching 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan, and paid vacation.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

• Must comply with safety procedures and regulations at all times
• First point of contact in the yard - directs customers and deliveries
• Keeps track of ticketed materials, properly identifies vehicles and person, attains required legal documentation of customers
• Assesses weigh materials inbound and outbound into process area, and prices tickets
• Accurate identification of material to assign correct value
• Provide customer service, ensures customers specs and contract requirements are fulfilled
• Accurate record keeping of contract and deliveries.
• Assesses by grade accurate weight of material orders and Issues supplies for visitors and customers entering the yard
• Walk up customer service: driver's license or accurate documentation & back-up for materials sold
• Upon pick-up of scrap outbound: ID the proper carrier to pick up correct materials/container
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time
• Other duties as assigned in general support of the organization

Experience and Skill Requirements

• Forklift experience and certification desired, additional on-site training will be provided
• 1 year experience in either operations and or manufacturing environment
• Prior knowledge of metal identification is a plus

Education Requirements

• High school diploma or equivalent preferred


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.