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Burner-Burns Harbor IN (SMS Mill Services)

Burner-Burns Harbor IN (SMS Mill Services)


Scrap Metal Services, L.L.C., a growing and dynamic scrap metal recycling and processing company.  SMS operates full-service scrap processing, steel mill services and intermodal/railcar decommissioning and dismantling facilities in multiple states.



Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


  • Prepare revert scrap using hand torch as directed by turn supervisor
  • Replace worn or defective hand torch tips and/or nuts as needed to effectively process revert scrap
  • Repair damaged gas and oxygen hoses in a timely manner in order to continue scrap processing activities
  • Exercise good judgment to identify any hazards present that could create unsafe work conditions for self or other employees
  • Avoid hazards that may exist or arise, in order to maintain a safe work environment for coworkers and self
  • Capable of being self-directed (i.e. once scrap processing in a specific area has been completed, employee must be able to unhook hand torch from gas and oxygen lines, identify the next area the requires scrap preparation, and begin work without explicit instructions from supervisor)


Skills, Abilities and Experience Required:


  • Prior experience using natural gas and oxygen hand torches will be taken into account
  • Lift the combined weight of hand torch, gas, and oxygen hoses (at a minimum)
  • Able to remain standing for extended periods of time while holding hand torch
  • Adjust to work schedule as required



SMS is a drug free and alcohol-free employer.  E/O/E

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