Small Equipment Operator
Nucor Corporation

Tampa, Florida

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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.

  • Properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures. Attend safety meetings and participate in safety program.
  • Operate small equipment of various sizes including forklifts, skid steers, etc.
  • Duties include, but are not limited to: loading scrap material onto shredder feed conveyor, pushing shred pile up, moving material throughout the yard, and/or loading trucks and railcars, etc.
  • Perform daily inspections on equipment reporting any defects or needed repairs to supervisor.
  • Keep grounds clear of debris while maintaining safety standards.
  • General labor duties that may include but not limited to sweeping, shoveling and general clean-up of any area and/or equipment throughout the yard.
  • Effectively communicate over radio with teammates for traffic coordination, production, and safety procedures.
  • Willing to cross-train in other positions and assist other employees as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by your manager.


  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-year previous small equipment operation in manufacturing environments, preferably in the scrap metal or construction industries.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, non-stop environment while providing excellent customer service.
  • Knowledge of equipment operating principles, hazards and safety precautions as well as mechanical ability.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to adapt to frequent changes of priority and complete job tasks safely and effectively without constant supervision.
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Flexible to work overtime, off-hours, weekends, and holidays in an industrial environment which includes being outdoors in all weather conditions.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

    Bilingual preferred.

    Best Benefits in the Business

    • Competitive compensation
    • Unlimited Growth Potential
    • Paid Training
    • Paid Vacation
    • Profit Sharing
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Scholarships
    • Low-cost medical, dental, vision
    • Company-paid life and disability
    • Company matching 401(k) plan
    • Employee stock purchase plan
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    Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vets - and a drug - free workplace


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