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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. 

Metal Sorter (5560)

Location: Odessa, TX (0196)  
Relocation Assistance: No
Position Overview

The metal sorter will support recycling operations by overseeing the process of separating various scrap materials. The material handlers will move material from one location to another and will also be involved in the process of extracting and loading the material to be transported. The right individual will be flexible as working hours may extend beyond regular business hours.

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. Company benefits include: medical, dental, vision, company paid life and disability, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan, paid vacation, and tuition reimbursement.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Must comply with safety procedures and regulations at all times
  • Sort, transport, pack, remove, and dispose of materials as regulated by law
  • Assist in performing inventory on material
  • Assist in unloading and loading customers
  • Perform a wide range of physical activities including: pulling, reaching, bending over, climbing, and kneeling
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Uncontrolled work environment with expose to heat, cold, rain, wind, and dust
  • Other duties as assigned
Experience and Skill Requirements


  • Able to execute the essential functions and responsibilities of the job with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Ability to communicate with customers, employees, and business leaders
  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast paced environment
  • Great organizational skills, with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Must be a quick learner; willing and able to operate heavy equipment (crane, forklift, loader etc.)


  • Forklift experience and certification desired but not required as on-site training will be provided
  • 1 year experience in either recycling and/or manufacturing environment
  • Prior knowledge of metal identification is a plus
Education Requirements
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent experience 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.