Yard Operator/Welder

Company Name:
Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.
We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.



Gerdau is currently seeking a Yard Operator/Welder for its Perth Amboy facility.
Torching/Burning/Cutting of various materials
Ability to work in laborer role (frequent lifting, sorting, bending, stooping, and working in heavy industrial environment).
Assist the recycling division with preparation of materials for shredder operation.
The ability to work independently, and as part of a team
Very safe worker with good judgment
The ability to follow all safety guidelines.
Performing highly repetitive routine duties, requiring care and constant focus on working safely and adhering to all safety guidelines
Working closely with crane operators and assist in performance of duties as instructed to prepare rail scrap for transport
Participating in daily safety meeting
Participate in monthly safety audits
Assisting fellow yard operators with operational problems
Working well in a team based environment as well as independently
Sorting, bending, stooping and working in heavy industrial environment
Working outdoors in various climates

Qualifications include:
Experience with oxygen/propane torching/burning/cutting. (5 plus years; 10 years of experience preferred)
Experience with mobile equipment (fork lift, skid steer and wheel loader)
Experience in scrap steel (Has worked in a scrap or recycling yard) preferred.
Must be able to work outdoors in various climates all year round.

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.
Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical and Prescription
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program

Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.
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