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Material Handler - Truro

John Ross & Sons is currently seeking Material Handlers to join our team in Truro!  As the largest scrap metal recycling facility in Atlantic Canada, we seek energetic and safety-minded individuals to join our expanding team!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning equipment
  • Maintain organized inventory
  • Maintain clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Manual labor involved
  • Picking Line, sorting material off the line

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Steel toed boots
  • Ability to carry and lift up to 50lbs repetitively
  • Ability to work outside full-time in all weather conditions
  • Ability to maintain and organize inventory is a priority

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday: 7 am-5 pm, Saturdays: 7 am-12 pm

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $16.50 – $21.00/hour

We are excited to provide opportunities to people who can make positive contributions to our organization. We offer our employees health benefits, RRSP matching, and a challenging and rewarding work environment.

 

Class 1 Driver - Truro

John Ross & Sons Ltd. is the largest scrap metal recycling facility in Atlantic Canada and we are committed to exceeding our customer’s expectations. We are currently seeking an energetic and safety-minded Class 1 driver to join our team based in Truro.  Previous driving experience (3+ years) and a clean driving record is a must.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Hauling various scrap products
  • Gather appropriate paperwork for deliveries
  • Properly record hours and mileage in logbook
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle
  • Ensure deficiencies are noted and reported to management

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must hold valid Class 1 License
  • Clean Drivers Abstract
  • Minimum 3 years driving experience

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Benefits:

John Ross & Sons Ltd. offers a competitive compensation package that includes Group Benefits (Health, Dental, Life) and RRSP Matching.

Salary: $23.00 – $25.00/hour

Traffic Control Handler - Halifax

John Ross & Sons is currently seeking a dynamic individual to direct traffic in a busy yard and also wear the hat of Material Handler!  As the largest scrap metal recycling facility in Atlantic Canada, we seek energetic and safety-minded individuals to join our expanding team!  The successful individual will join our team in Halifax!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Directing vehicles safely
  • Greeting customers and directing them to the correct spot
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Maintain clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Manual labor involved
  • Picking Line, sorting material off the line

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Steel toed boots
  • Ability to carry and lift up to 50lbs repetitively
  • Ability to work outside full-time in all weather conditions
  • Ability to maintain and organize inventory is a priority
  • Strong English speaking skills

Competitive wages, Health and Dental benefits after 3 months and RRSP company match program after 3 months!

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday: 7:00 am-5:00 pm, Saturdays: 7:00 am-12 pm

Salary:  $16.50 – $21.00/hour

General Laborer - Goodwood

John Ross & Sons is currently seeking General Laborers to join our team in Goodwood!  As the largest scrap metal recycling facility in Atlantic Canada, we seek energetic and safety-minded individuals to join our expanding team!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning equipment
  • Maintain organized inventory
  • Maintain clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Manual labor involved
  • Picking Line, sorting material off the line

Qualifications and Skills:

  • This location is not accessible by bus, reliable transportation is a MUST
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Steel toed boots
  • Ability to carry and lift up to 50lbs repetitively
  • Ability to work outside full-time in all weather conditions
  • Ability to maintain and organize inventory is a priority

Competitive wages, Health and Dental benefits after 3 months and RRSP company match program after 3 months!

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday: 7:00 am-5:30 pm, Saturdays: 7:00 am-12 pm

Salary: $16.50 – $18.00/hour

Torch Cutter - Truro, NS

John Ross & Sons Ltd. is the largest scrap metal recycling facility in Atlantic Canada and we are committed to exceeding our customer’s expectations. We are currently seeking an energetic and safety minded Torch Cutter to join our expanding team in Truro! Previous experience (3+ years preferred) is a must. The worksite operates Monday 7am-5pm and Saturday 7:30am-12pm.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Run and clean torches
  • Change liquids and adjust regulator
  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment
  • Perform minor repairs to equipment
  • Ensure deficiencies are noted and reported to proper manager
  • Maintain clean work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Good communication skills
  • Completion of college or technical training
  • Safety Minded
  • 3+ years of experience

What We Offer:

  • Health Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP Matching
  • Growth Opportunities

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday: 7:00 am-5:00 pm, Saturdays: 7:00 am-12 pm

Salary: $21.00 – $25.00/hour

Heavy Equipment Operator - Goodwood

John Ross & Sons Ltd. is the largest scrap metal recycling facility in Atlantic Canada and is committed to exceeding our customer’s expectations.

We are currently seeking a safety-minded Heavy Excavator Operator to join our team in Goodwood!  Previous experience (3 years preferred).

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Operate various pieces of equipment, primarily excavators and loaders
  • Clean and lubricate equipment, refill equipment tanks
  • Conduct pre-operational checks
  • Secure special attachments
  • Perform minor repairs on equipment
  • Ensure deficiencies are noted and reported to proper manager
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Safety Minded
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Enjoy working with others
  • 3 years experience

Benefits:

  • Overtime after 48 hours
  • Health and Dental Benefits after 3 months
  • Shared RRSP contribution after one year
  • Year round, permanent position!
  • Competitive Pay

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 7 am – 5:30 pm and alternating Saturdays from 7 am to 12 pm.

Salary: $24.00 – $28.00/hour

Class 3 Driver - Fredericton

Best Metals, an affiliate of John Ross & Sons Ltd. is the largest scrap metal recycling facility in Atlantic Canada and we are committed to exceeding our customer’s expectations. We are currently seeking an energetic and safety-minded Class 3 driver to join our team based in Fredericton, NB.

Do you have a minimum of 3 years of driving experience with a Class 3 Driver’s license?  Clean Driver’s abstract?  Come join our dynamic team today!

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ensuring safety and security of cargo
  • Hauling various scrap products
  • Gather appropriate paperwork for deliveries
  • Properly record hours and mileage in logbook
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle
  • Ensure deficiencies are noted and reported to management

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Must hold a valid Class 3 License
  • Clean Drivers Abstract
  • Minimum 3 years driving experience

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Benefits:

John Ross & Sons Ltd. offers a competitive compensation package that includes Group Benefits (Health, Dental, Life) and RRSP Matching.

Salary: $21.00 – $23.00/h0ur

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