Recycling Laborer


Cresson, PA

Recycling Laborer 

Full-time, Manual labor

Cresson, PA  16630

Wage range: $11.50 to $18.00 per hour and benefits eligible after probationary period.


Leading steel recycling company in Cresson, PA is seeking full-time laborers to join our team.  No experience necessary, on-site training will be provided.   A High School graduate or GED certification is preferred but not required.


After a training period, primary duties will include:

  • Ability to follow safety procedures and wear required Personal Protective Equipment (which is provided) while performing a variety of tasks.
  • Complete pre-shift safety inspection sheet of equipment to be used each day.
  • Use of both powered and hand tools to disassemble equipment, properly stack and sort a variety of recyclable steel materials.
  • Knowledge of various grades of recyclable steel materials will be part of training process and the ability to identify and separate each is important.
  • Safely operate a cutting torch to cut recyclable steel into specified sizes.
  • Perform basic maintenance functions as necessary.
  • Complete job sheet for work completed.


Ideal candidates :

  • Have access to reliable transportation to consistently be at work on time with some flexibility to work overtime or weekends if required.
  • Have a team mentality and work well with others but also be self-motivated to work alone in certain circumstances.
  • Must be willing to work outside in variety of weather conditions.
  • The capability to stand and/or bend repetitively, moderate to heavy lifting (up to 65 lbs) is required.  Work requires manual dexterity, with fine manipulation.
  • Good vision (both near and far) is an asset and prescription safety glasses can be ordered if required.
  • Basic measuring skills using tape measure and micrometers.
  • Basic math skills including knowledge of fractions and decimals is important.



  • Excellent benefits package includes medical with a standard PPO plan with deductibles as low as $1500 per year and wellness credit of up to $750.  
  • Voluntary 401(k) retirement plan available with up to 12% company match.  
  • Voluntary dental, vision and telemedicine plans are available.
  • Basic life insurance and short term disability coverage.