Job Description

JOB SUMMARY 
The Machine Operator is responsible for safe operation of various light and heavy scrapping and recycling equipment. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Comply with Boral Safety Policies and Procedures.  

  • Regular attendance, timeliness, and scheduling flexibility. 

  • Provide safety leadership in promoting and creating a zero-injury safety culture. 

  • Operate equipment and machinery safely and efficiently. 

  • Set up and operate machines for routine established work. 

  • Process treatment of materials. 

  • Monitor equipment for proper operation. 

  • Use specialized equipment. 

  • Help maintain a clean environment. 

  • Identify the material that is recyclable to process.  

  • Adjust, program, calibrate, and perform preventative maintenance on equipment. 

  • Accurately operate and devices. 

  • Other duties and responsibilities assigned. 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES  

  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude. 

  • Problem solving and decision-making skills. 

  • Ability to use basic computer software applications. 

  • Legible handwriting required. 

  • Ability to perform repetitive work. 

  • Ability to work independently and with a team. 

  • Basic mathematical competencies. 

  • Ability to follow step-by-step instructions. 

  • Ability to maintain focus and pay attention to detail. 

  • Manual skills to operate machines, tools, and move parts. 

  • Excellent communication ability. 

  • Able to work unsupervised. 

  • Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation. 

  • Must be able to prioritize, stay focused, and handle multiple, diverse responsibilities. 

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to frequent changes. 

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE 

  • Prior years of experience in the field or related area. 

  • Background in mechanics and electrical. 

  • Experience in a scraping and recycling facility. 

  • Experience in manufacturing is a plus. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook. 

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The employee should possess the ability to: 

  • Be exposed to sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable. 

  • Withstand exposure to temperature extremes inside or out.  

  • Prolong standing or in stationary position.  

  • Complete repetitive movements. 

  • Bend and/or twist.  

  • Lift/move/transport items up to 50 pounds. 

  • Ability to move or traverse about the facilities. 

  • Ability to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances, and in various environmental conditions. 

  • Wear all the required personal protective equipment (hearing, vision, and hardhat protection). 

 

 

This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities or may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship. 

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