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Crane Operator-Must Have Mobile Crane Experience (Hydraulic Excavator, Bobcat)- Blue Island, IL, Burnham, IL and East Chicago, IN

Crane Operator-Must Have Mobile Crane Experience (Hydraulic Excavator, Bobcat)- Blue Island, IL, Burnham, IL and East Chicago, IN

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Scrap Metal Services, L.L.C., a growing and dynamic scrap metal recycling and processing company, is adding an experienced Crane Operator and Heavy Equipment Operators to its Burnham, IL location. Our corporate headquarters is located in Burnham, IL. SMS operates full-service scrap processing, steel mill services and intermodal/railcar decommissioning and dismantling facilities in multiple states.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Available to work 10+ hours a day
  • Able to work overtime as needed
  • Can demonstrate ability to lead
  • Ability to work in ALL outdoor weather conditions
  • Able to work with others in a fast-paced, non-stop environment
  • Able to understand and carry out written and oral instructions
  • Able to be prompt and reliable when scheduled
  • Bilingual is preferred but not required

 

Skills, Abilities and Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience operating a mobile hydraulic material crane preferably in the scrap metal industry (i.e. Liebherr LH 60) – NOT OVERHEAD CRANES
  • Load and unload semi-trucks
  • Load and unload all types of metals materials
  • Properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures which includes wearing PPE
  • Potential to perform general labor duties which may/may not include sweeping, raking, shoveling/snow removal, general clean-up of work area and equipment, and physically handling materials and supplies
  • Safe removal of metals
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

SMS is a drug free and alcohol free employer. e/o/e