Job Details

Division: Metal Recycling Services LLC

Location: Gastonia, NC, United States  

Other Available Locations: North Carolina

Basic Job Functions:

Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

  1. Properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures.
  2. General labor duties that may include but not limited to sweeping, shoveling and general clean-up of any area and/or equipment and physical handling of materials, supplies, etc.
  3. Operate small equipment such as a forklift.  
  4. Able to understand environmental policies and able to maintain a clean work environment as it pertains to our policies and procedures.
  5. Willing to cross-train in other positions and assist other teammates as needed.
  6. Other duties as assigned by the Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Ability to work in a fast-paced, non-stop environment while providing excellent customer service.     
  2. Ability to interact with a diverse customer base.
  3. Ability to operate essential equipment (forklift, bobcat, etc.).
  4. Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  5. Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.
  6. Flexible to work overtime in an industrial environment which includes being outdoors in all weather conditions.
  7. Ability to work standing or walking for up to 12 hours per day.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Minimum of 1 year previous general labor and/or customer service experience preferred.


Must have supervisor and/or manager recommendation and must be able to perform all essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord