Loader Operator

Job Details

Division: River Metals Recycling LLC

Location: Louisville, KY, United States  

Other Available Locations: Kentucky

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.


  • Operate mobile heavy equipment of various sizes and types (primarily wheel loader)
  • Properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures
  • Communicates over radio with team members for traffic coordination, production, and safety procedures
  • Perform daily inspections on equipment and report any defects or needed repairs to supervisor
  • Clean equipment as needed Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years experience using a front end loader in an industrial/outdoor work environment.
  • Knowledge of heavy-equipment operating principles
  • Ability to operate equipment under varying working conditions
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Working knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others and coordinate work activities as a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical background a plus


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

Nearest Major Market: Louisville