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Light Equipment Operator 

About the Organization Alter Trading Corporation, a 120+ year old company, with 70+ scrap metal processing facilities throughout the Midwest and Southern region. Alter is committed to our customers by being the best source of both ferrous and non-ferrous metal and by giving great customer service. Our corporate support center and marketing is located in St. Louis, MO, with Trading Offices located in St. Louis and in Hong Kong. Our website is  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Location Lincoln  
Position Light Equipment Operator  

Light Equipment Operator assists in the recycling process by operating a variety of equipment including forklift, grapple cranes, stationary shear, stationary baler, etc.

  • Inspects equipment, make sure everything is safe and in working condition
  • Loads, unloads and sorts material
  • Inspects materials to quality standards
  • Knows quality standards, materials grades, what materials can/cannot be loaded
  • Utilizes all yard operating equipment including: shag truck, forklifts, skid steer, wheel loader, stationary baler, stationary shear, alligator shear as necessary
  • Performs basic maintenance on the machinery
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Must wear all necessary PPE while working or while in the yard. Follows company safety standards at all times. Failure to follow safety standards may result in loss of position.
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Position Requirements


High school diploma or GED required.  Prior experience operating equipment including forklifts, wheel loaders, bobcats, stationary balers or shears required.  

The right candidate must be able to lift a minimum of 30-50 lbs. and 100+lbs on 2-person lift. 

Candidate must be able to effectively interact with customers and vendors.  Individual must be willing to learn, be adaptable and be a self-motivated.

Shift -not applicable-  
Category Production  

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