Small Equipment Operator

David J Joseph Louisville, KY
The David J. Joseph Company (DJJ), founded in 1885, is a world leader in scrap metal recycling and trading. With over 80 locations, The Joseph Company is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nucor Corporation (NUE) a Fortune 200 Company. DJJ has a well-earned reputation for safety, integrity and innovation. We are recognized as a good community citizen who is trustworthy, financially strong and environmentally proactive.

River Metals Recycling, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DJJ, has an exciting opportunity as a 2nd shift Small Equipment Operator at our Louisville, KY location.


1. Properly follow company and OSHA safety procedures.

2. Monitor, clean and inspect plant production equipment to ensure proper operation.

3. Operate mobile equipment including fork lift, skid loader and wheel loader.

4. Assist other workers as needed.

5. Cleanup and other duties as assigned.


1. Experience in an industrial/outdoor work environment

2. Ability to operate equipment under varying working conditions

3. Ability to work with others in a team environment.

4. Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.

5. Ability to work flexible hours to include overtime and weekends.

River Metals Recycling is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, or protected veteran status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. River Metals Recycling hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you'd like more information please copy and paste this link:

River Metals Recycling reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and teammates.

River Metals Recycling also provides a work environment in which each teammate is able to be productive and work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all teammates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all teammates and applicants.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.