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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. 

Heavy Equipment Operator (5644)

Location: Spartanburg, SC (0299)  
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Position Overview

Commercial Metals Company is currently seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator to work on the yard moving metal materials and assist in feeding material to the shredder; to assisting in maintaining site appearance and safety, and to perform related work as assigned.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Operate different pieces of equipment on the yard to assist in moving material as needed
  • Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Keeps heavy equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; calling for repairs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in training opportunities.
  • Accomplish operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Maintain continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience and Skill Requirements
  • 1-2 yrs. experience operating heavy equipment i.e. forklift, skid steer, front loader, etc.
  • Ability to use effective listening skills to identify important information and to engage internal and external customers.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills.
  • Must meet CMC attendance standards.
  • Ability to interact with coworkers and customers in a positive manner, follow directions and work rules and accept constructive feedback required.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, push, pull, lift, kneel, squat, crawl and reach.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary outside of normally scheduled shift with little or no advance notification required, including weekends and holidays.
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.