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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. 

Mechanic (5363)

Location: Columbia, SC (0297)  
Relocation Assistance: No
Position Overview

Commercial Metals Company is currently seeking a Maintenance Mechanic to support our Columbia Recycling location. The Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for inspecting and maintaining mobile equipment, conducting PM's and managing work orders.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Ensures safe execution of routine and preventative maintenance work.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing.
  • Maintains equipment appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
  • Maintains equipment records by recording service and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns and maintaining supplies.
  • Operate lawn equipment and facilities maintenance as needed. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience and Skill Requirements
  • 1 - 3 years previous maintenance mechanic experience preferred.
  • Previous experience with hydraulics, wiring and working on heavy equipment preferred.
  • Must provide own tools to perform the job.
  • Valid driver’s license with clean record.
  • Must meet CMC attendance standards.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers 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.
  • Ability to read and write in English.
  • Must be familiar with OSHA safety requirements and compliant with CMC’s safety policy required.
Education Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required


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.