Recycling and Reclamation Workers
Prepare and sort materials or products for recycling. Identify and remove hazardous substances. Dismantle components of products such as appliances.
* Self Control
* Attention to Detail
* Stress Tolerance
* Sort materials, such as metals, glass, wood, paper or plastics, into appropriate containers for recycling.
* Operate shredders to reclaim steel from discarded appliances.
* Clean recycling yard by sweeping, raking, picking up broken glass and loose paper debris, or moving barrels and bins.
Sample Job Titles
Auto Dismantler, Bobcat Driver/Labor, Box Sorter, Computer Recycling Worker, Convenience Recycle Center Tech, Crane Operator, Deconstruction and Decontamination Operator, Deconstruction and Decontamination Waste Operations Specialist, Dispatch, Machine Runner, Equipment Operator, Forklift Driver (Team Lead Driver) Recycling and Waste Dock, Forklift-Picker, Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Worker, Machine Operator, Materials Sorter, Non-Ferrous Material Handler, Operator (Specialist), Pallet Sorter, Picker and Sorter, Load and Unload, Reclamation Worker, Recovery Assistant, Recyclable Materials Sorter, Recycler, Forklift Driver, Truck Driver, Recycling Assistant, Recycling Sorter, Recycling Tech, Recycling Technician, Recycling Worker, Refuse and Recycling Worker, Refuse Laborer, Scrap Metal Processing Worker, Shredding Specialist, Sort Line, Sort Line Worker, Sorter, Transfer Operator, Transfer Station Operator, Waste Management Recycling Technician, White Goods Appliance Tech, Yard Assistant.