Career Opportunity

Yardmen (John Kronk)


Company Information

Ferrous Processing & Trading Company

Detroit, MI

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FPT John Kronk has immediate openings for Yardmen at its location in Detroit.

The Yardman will perform work of a manual, routine and repetitive nature under general supervision.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Move heavy objects (20 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less).
  • Move light objects (less than 20 pounds) long distances (more than 20 feet).
  • Bend or stoop repeatedly or continually over time (i.e., picks up trash from road side, works in confined area’s).
  • Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements.
  • Learn job-related material primarily through verbal instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting.
  • Shovels material, such as dirt, mud, and ice from production equipment; requires lifting arms above shoulder level (i.e., throws loose mud/dirt overhead with a shovel).
  • Climb ladders or steps to reach objects.
  • Understand and follow verbal and written communications.
  • Work cooperatively with other employees and the public.
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to pass required background check, physical and drug screening;
  • Training will be provided.

Rate of Pay

Rate of pay in accordance with Teamsters Local 337 Collective Bargaining Agreement.