Employment

Are you looking for a full-time opportunity to be trained from scratch and rewarded by a great company in the metal recycling business? If you are self-starting and motivated, we want you on our team!!

Our Team

Pacific Iron & Metal and Pacific Fabrics are part of the Glant Pacific Companies, which is a family-run business whose employees know how to simultaneously work hard and have a lot of fun. We have long-lasting employees because of the camaraderie, upward mobility, competitive wages (plus health, 401(k) match and a significant profit-sharing quarterly bonus) and other perks that we offer, such as tickets to sporting events and BBQs. Our employees make our business.

Employment Opportunities

CDL A Truck Driver/Home Daily

Salary: DOE

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Service our scrap metal accounts around Western Washington
  • Conduct pick-ups and drop-offs of tubs, roll-offs, etc.
  • Conduct certain recordkeeping regarding mileage, drive time and maintenance
  • Work well both alone or in a team setting, including with our customers
  • Overnight driving is not required
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM JOB
  • May require dexterity when strapping/unstrapping tubs
  • Must exhibit a high level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform duties
EXPERIENCE
  • Must be a Class A driver with minimum of two years’ experience
  • Roll-off and flatbed experience is a plus
  • Ability to communicate orally and written in a professional manner

General Labor

Salary: DOE (Starting at $13/hr)

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Grading and sorting products according to factors such as color, length, width, appearance, feel, and quality to ensure correct processing
  • Basic sorting of scrap, as well as metal and debris in preparation processing
  • Assisting with yard/facility cleanup and maintenance
  • Following all safety guidelines and protocol, including wearing of all PPE
  • Employees may be required to work some overtime on certain Saturdays until noon
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM JOB
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time, hear audible warning signals, walk and stand on uneven surfaces, lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Operating and moving various equipment may require dexterity to push, pull, climb, bend, twist, turn, reach, etc.
  • Must exhibit a high level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform duties
EXPERIENCE
  • No experience necessary but must be physically fit
  • Ability to be flexible to changing work conditions and assignments, and work well within a team
  • Experience working within the Scrap Metal industry an asset
  • Forklift and skid steer experience is a plus
  • Experience torching scrap metal is also a plus

Scrap Metal Burner

Salary: DOE

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Torch cut scrap metal of various sizes down to specified dimensions using an oxygen/natural gas torch
  • Adherence with company safety and environmental standards
  • Perform pre-shift and post-shift inspections to ensure equipment is in good working order
  • Assisting with yard/facility cleanup and maintenance
  • Employees may be required to work some overtime on certain Saturdays until noon
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM JOB
  • Good visual acuity
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time, hear audible warning signals, walk and stand on uneven surfaces, lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Operating and moving various equipment may require dexterity to push, pull, climb, bend, twist, turn, reach, etc.
  • Must exhibit a high level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform duties
EXPERIENCE
  • Previous experience with torch cutting and respirators
  • Ability to be flexible to changing work conditions and assignments, and work well within a team
  • Experience working within the Scrap Metal industry an asset
  • Forklift and skid steer experience is a plus
  • Experience torching scrap metal is also a plus

Forklift Driver

Salary: DOE

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Operating a forklift in the movement of bins and equipment
  • Grading and sorting products according to factors such as color, length, width, appearance, feel, and quality to ensure correct processing
  • Basic sorting of scrap, as well as metal and debris in preparation processing
  • Assisting with yard/facility cleanup and maintenance
  • Following all safety guidelines and protocol, including wearing of all PPE
  • Employees may be required to work some overtime on certain Saturdays until noon
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM JOB
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time, hear audible warning signals, walk and stand on uneven surfaces, lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Operating and moving various equipment may require dexterity to push, pull, climb, bend, twist, turn, reach, etc.
  • Must exhibit a high level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform duties
EXPERIENCE
  • Experience driving a forklift is necessary
  • Ability to be flexible to changing work conditions and assignments, and work well within a team
  • Experience working within the Scrap Metal industry an asset
  • Skid steer experience is a plus
  • Experience torching scrap metal is also a plus

How to Apply

Please send your resume via email to careers@paciron.com or come to our offices and fill-out an application at 2230 Fourth Ave South, Seattle, Washington 98134. Significant profit sharing quarterly bonus, full health and benefits package, including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave and 401(k) with healthy matching program.

About Pacific Iron & Metal

In business since 1917 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Pacific Iron & Metal is one of the Pacific Northwest’s most-respected, environmentally conscious, non-ferrous metal recyclers. Pacific Iron & Metal provides service to hundreds of companies of varying sizes across Washington State and beyond. The company is headquartered in Seattle’s SODO neighborhood, just a stone’s throw away from CenturyLink Stadium and Safeco Field. At Pacific Iron & Metal Co., we are more than a work force, we are family.