Torch Cutter

Hazleton, PA

Posted: 06/03/2024 Employment Type: Full Time Job Category: Light Industrial Pay Rate: 17/hr

Job Description

United Staffing Solutions is representing a recycling company in Hazleton, PA who is looking for Torch Cutters to join their team. The Torch Cutter prepares materials for shipment by cutting various metals to a specified size using an oxygen/acetylene and/or an oxygen/propane hand torch.

Pay: $17/hr

Schedule: Mon-Fri, day shift, OT as needed


  • Cut materials to specified size using an oxygen/acetylene and/or oxygen/propane hand torch
  • Receive unprocessed materials and sort/separate the materials by grade, inventory, type, and family to specification
  • Communicate with supervisor and other employees through verbal, written, and/or radio communication
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a safe and clean condition at all times
  • Attend and participate in all safety, toolbox, and other assigned training unless specifically excused
  • Cooperate with and exhibit respect to other employees, customers, and visitors
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma, GED certification, or six months to one year related experience and/or training required
  • This is a safety-sensitive position. Therefore, ability to operate in an alert and safe manner is required.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical required
  • Ability to proficiently speak and understand written and verbal English required
  • Basic knowledge of the physical characteristics used to identify ferrous and non-ferrous metals preferred
  • Will provide training, but previous possession of operator’s certificate/license for the operation of forklifts, skid-steers, and other mobile equipment preferred
  • Previous experience in a scrap facility preferred

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