Career Opportunity

Load Operator


Company Information

Ferrous Processing & Trading Company

Pontiac, MI

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FPT — Pontiac has an immediate opening for a Loader Operator.

The Loader Operator will primarily be responsible for the operation of the straight or articulated rubber tired tractor type vehicle equipped with a front mounted hydraulically powered bucket or scoop to lift and transport bulk materials to and from storage or processing areas by performing the following duties.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Starts engine, shifts gears, presses pedals, and turns steering wheel to operate loader.
  • Moves levers to lower and tilt bucket and drives front end loader forward to force bucket into bulk material.
  • Moves levers to raise and tilt bucket when filled, drives vehicle to work site, and moves levers to dump material.
  • Performs routine maintenance on loader such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning.
  • Power washes the loader as necessary.
  • Loads and unloads materials throughout the yard as necessary.
  • Keeps work areas clean and safe for all employees, adhering to all safety rules and regulations.
  • Cleans and clears debris from yard to provide safe mobility throughout the yard.
  • Understands and follows verbal and written communications.
  • Works cooperatively with other employees.
  • Works safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Able to pass required background check, physical and drug screening.

Rate of Pay

In accordance with Teamsters Local 614 Collective Agreement