• Recycle Technician

    Job ID
    Operations Frontline Jobs
    Employment Status
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    SBM Management is searching for a Recycle Technician! The Recycle Technician must keep assigned recycle and reuse material areas clean and in an orderly condition. They have to work successfully with co-workers, customers, contractors, & others. They also must understand and follow instructions, both verbal and written. They must explain how to, where to or why materials go for reuse and recycle to employees, customers, and contractors. They also must understand instructions for task using basic communication skills.


    • Comply with safety rules, policies, and procedures. Stop at risk behavior of others and self.
    • Perform work assignments in a team with other employees.
    • Perform repetitive tasks.
    • Maintain clean work area.
    • Follow all company procedures, policies, and rules.
    • Take direction and respond to supervision.
    • Talk with lead, supervisor, co-workers, managers, and customers in a professional manner.
    • Maintain logs and schedules.
    • Support shift lead in completing punch-list items.
    • Use proper personal protective equipment.
    • Present a professional appearance and conduct.
    • Understand customer service and satisfaction.
    • Understand reporting systems and importance of the environment.
    • Example of tasks include but are not limited to:

    §  Collect, salvage, and sort reusable or recyclable materials or waste materials such as:



    Packing Materials

    Bubble Wrap



    Electronic Scrap

    Scrap Metals

    Soda Cans



    Scrap Lumber



    §  Use equipment such as


    Vertical Balers

    Horizontal Balers



    Electric Pallet Jacks

    Manual Pallet Jacks

    Shrink-wrap machine



    §  Work with ropaks, gaylords, iatas, gondolas and other collection containers.

    §  Inspects materials and sorts items or materials according to type, size, condition, coloring, marking, or other characteristics.

    §  Weighs materials and containers and keeps records of total amount of waste collected

    §  Maintains dock and collection areas in a clean and orderly manner.

    §  Sweep and pick up trash from around dumpsters, utility courtyards, and fence lines.

    §  Monitor hazardous waste collection areas or handle hazardous waste occasionally (less than 33% of day).



    • Appearance – Wear the SBM standard uniform, and have good hygiene.
    • Attitude – Having a positive, friendly approachable demeanor. Be respectful and make eye contact.
    • Responsiveness – Responding positively to requests in a timely manner. Take initiative and pride in your work.
    • Equipment & Closets – Maintaining your equipment and closest with organization and care.
    • Six months to one year recycling in a company environment or equivalent experience and/or training.
    • Prefer H.S. diploma or GED or equivalent combination of training and experience.
    • Completed all safety and task training certifications
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

    • Ability to speak effectively to customers, co-workers, contactor’s, and team members.

    • Very good decision-making skills.

    • English preferred, Bi-Lingual in Spanish a plus.

    Available Shift:  Friday - Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm 


    Compensation:  The pay rate for this position is $13.00 per hour 


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