Title:  Material Handling Equipment Operator

Date:  Jul 27, 2022
Location: 

Rockville, MD, US, 20850

Company:  simsmetalm
1748

Sims Metal (Sims) is a global leader in metal recycling. With facilities across the globe, Sims plays an intrinsic role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. As a responsible corporate citizen, we continuously seek new ways to broaden our participation in the environmental sector, ensuring that our future is as bright, safe, and secure as at any time in our long history.

 

Sims is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of all of our employees, and we are committed to creating a working environment that is built on a foundation of respect and inclusion where everyone can contribute, advance on merit, and realize their full potential.

We are hiring a full-time Heavy Equipment Operator (LIEBHERR) to operate and maintain heavy material handling operating equipment in a safe, efficient and productive manner. To ensure the operation of heavy equipment through preventative maintenance or, as necessary, returning equipment to service upon minor equipment failures or breakage.

 

Requirement: Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and working with and around hazardous equipment, the employee must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.

 

Competitive Pay and Full Benefits!

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid:
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Uniforms
    • Safety Shoes
    • Prescription Safety Glasses
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • More Ancillary Benefits

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must have the ability to identify the stability of supporting surfaces and to readily identify potential hazards.
  • Operate heavy equipment including: Cranes, Front-End Loaders, Skid Steer Loaders (Bobcats) and Man Lifts.
  • Performs basic preventative maintenance, including daily lubrication, fluids and filer changes and blowout of radiators.
  • Checks and services as necessary: engine coolant; engine oil, hydraulic oil, splitter-box oil level and fuels tank.
  • Must be aware of operator blind spots and pinch points.
  • Ensures back-up alarm and fire extinguisher are working.
  • Performs lockout/tag-out procedures of equipment.
  • Understands and follows Company safety standards and practices.
  • Flexibility to work overtime, weekends and holidays when needed.

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum two to four years of experience in operating heavy motor equipment, specifically excavators, front loaders and cranes used to load/unload materials.
  • Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do to correct the errors.
  • Must be Innovative and an experienced problem solver.
  • Must demonstrate professional and respectful conduct at all times.
  • Must possess the skill and ability to read, write and converse clearly in English.

 

Work Environment:

While performing this job the employee will be exposed to a variety of extreme conditions. The noise level in the work environment and sites can be loud. Employee is frequently exposed to all weather conditions, including airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.

 

Americans with Disability Act - Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Must be able to pass Pre-employment drug screen, Criminal background screening, I-9, and post-job offer physical.

 

With a promote-from-within philosophy and a variety of programs available to support continuous learning, Sims offers the opportunity for a rewarding career. We are committed to the ecologically sound and sustainable use of resources and strive to operate in a manner that minimizes waste and protects the environment.

 

A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world’s safest and most responsible recycling company. Our people achieve this by creating a zero-harm workplace, being exemplary members of the communities in which we operate, and being responsible stewards of the environment. We also offer competitive pay and a range of attractive benefits.

 

Find Out More…

Please visit www.simsltd.com for more information on Sims and its commitment to sustainability.

SIMS LIMITED IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE VALUE THE DIVERSITY OF ALL OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE WORKING ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERYONE CAN CONTRIBUTE, ADVANCE ON MERIT, AND REALIZE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. SIMS LIMITED IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. THE COMPANY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE WITH REGARD TO RACE, SEX, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, DISABILITY, AGE, MARITAL OR FAMILIAL STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, VETERAN STATUS, HOUSING STATUS, SOURCE OF INCOME, OR ANY OTHER STATUS PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS. THIS APPLIES TO ANY EMPLOYMENT DECISION, INCLUDING RECRUITING, HIRING, PLACEMENT, PROMOTION, TERMINATION, LAYOFF, RECALL, TRANSFER, LEAVES OF ABSENCE, COMPENSATION, AND TRAINING.  QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WITH A DISABILITY IN NEED OF A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION MAY REQUEST SUCH WITHOUT FEAR OF REPRISAL OR DISCRIMINATION. 


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