Recycle Helper/Laborer (Iron Station, NC) - Austin Industrial at Austin Maintenance & Construction, Inc.

Posted in Transportation 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina





Job Description:

Austin Industrial delivers premier maintenance, construction, and soft craft services to leading industrial companies across the U.S. An industry leader for more than 60 years, we offer single-source solutions to our customers in the oil, gas, chemical, food, agriculture, power, and manufacturing industries. Our team of 4,000 employee-owners, equipped with innovative technology and optimized procedures, helps owners optimize safety, productivity, profit margins, and cost-efficiency.


Recycle Helper/Laborer


Austin Industrial, Inc. - We are currently seeking a RECYCLE HELPER/LABORER to be based in IRON STATION, NC.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Must be able to operate/drive a forklift.

  • Keep pallets in the complex and empty cardboard bin, as needed.

  • Empty plastic in bins, that are at the trash compacter.

  • Crush, bale, and stack cardboard.

  • Band and load Gaylord boxes of recyclables onto trucks.

  • Band and load wood boxes and bad pallets onto trucks.                        

  • Pick up scrap metal hoppers and take to the steel yard. 

  • Empty trash dumpster. Assist the Shipping Department, as needed. 



  • Capable of lifting a minimum of 50 pounds, climb stairs, climb ladders, and stand for long periods of time.

  • Must be capable of working outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications Required for this Position:


Education – no minimum education requirements.


Experience – 6+ months experience in an Industrial setting preferred.


Must pass drug screen and background check, as a condition of employment.


We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, and a matching 401K plan. We are proud to be a 100% Employee-Owned Company (ESOP)! To learn more about Austin, please go to https://www.austin-ind.com/our-company/who-we-are.  


An equal employment opportunity employer


Austin ("The Company") is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


Become an Owner


Unlike other companies that may be privately or publicly held, Austin is 100% owned by our employees. It's a source of pride for everyone one of our 5,700+ employee-owners that we have vested interest in the day-to-day success of our company. We share Austin's growth and profitability and are accountable to ourselves for doing everything it takes to serve our customers with excellence and to make Austin the best it can be. After all, We Own It. Learn more at www.austin-ind.com.


No agency inquiries please


Austin Industries and all operating divisions (Austin Bridge & Road, Austin Commercial, and Austin Industrial) do not accept unsolicited resumes, candidates’ names or summaries from staffing agencies, search firms, or third-party recruiters.  Any unsolicited resumes submitted to Austin Industries, or any of its employee-owners, becomes the property of Austin Industries and Austin Industries will not pay a placement fee.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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