The Truck Scale Operator (TSO) reports to the Facilities & Operations Supervisor, or the Terminal Operations Manager. The TSO is responsible for weighing and grading incoming scrap loads, operating in-bound and out-bound scales, directing customers to the appropriate areas for unloading, facilitating payment for in-bound material while ensuring that all of his/her efforts are compliant with the company Health, Safety, and Environmental standards. The TSO may also communicate the pricing of materials with production crews and customers. The TSO should possess knowledge of metals identification and grading according to ISRI specifications, as well as the delivery of exceptional customer service.
This position operates within well defined parameters. The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facets of the position. Providing the highest quality product safely, effectively and efficiently decreases accidents and errors and increase profits.
Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)
Operational Performance & Best Business Practices
Internal Control Responsibilities:
Supports the Company’s Internal Control process which includes understanding, communicating and complying with defined internal controls as well as suggesting and making modifications to the policies, procedures and controls to better relate to the business.
Communicates upward problems in operations, noncompliance with the code of conduct, or other policy violations or illegal actions.
This position does not encompass any supervisory responsibilities.
Direct contact with Facilities & Operations Supervisor, or the Terminal Operations Manager, Commercial department, customers, and operations production employees. Face-to-face, electronic, and radio communication required daily.
This position is regularly exposed to all weather conditions. Physical hazards such as noise, fumes, and dirt are present due to the equipment, machinery, and scrap as would be found throughout the scrap yard. Safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, face shields, and additional personal protective equipment as needed, must be worn to eliminate the risks associated with these hazards. Travel is not required for this position.
Handling multiple issues regarding safety and maintenance increases pressure. Work load may be unpredictable and pressure can be substantial during peak times. Critical deadlines require considerable adaptability. Disturbances of work flow and/or irregularities in work schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis. Extra hours may be required, sometimes on weekends, weekdays, and holidays.
Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions:
Ability to: lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally; crouch or bend at the knees occasionally to increase visibility; climb vertical steps occasionally; stoop or bend at the waist occasionally to increase visibility; reach at arms length frequently or overhead occasionally; twist and turn at the neck and trunk; walk frequently on uneven ground; sit or stand continually; communicate by speech and hearing continually. Visual acuity needed for close detail work. Mental dexterity needed as TSO will work independently while demonstrating attention to detail and continuous awareness.
PLEASE NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
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