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Laborer at TPR in Victoria, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:


At Texas Port Recycling (TPR) the opportunity is YOURS! We have achieved years of success by giving our teammates the tools they need to do the best job. Do you have what it takes to help shape the future? Working at TPR is definitely for you if:
  • You want a career and not just a job
  • You want to work for an awesome company where you can make a difference
  • You have positive, can-do attitude
  • You are motivated and take initiative

We are committed to building great teams, offering competitive compensation, and allowing for a healthy work-life balance, because our teammates are our most valuable asset. Whether you work in a recycling facility or at our corporate headquarters, TPR is a place where you can come for a job, but stay for a career.

TPR is a proud part of Nucor Corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of DJJ. We have a well-earned reputation for safety, integrity and innovation. We are recognized as good community citizens who are trustworthy, financially strong and environmentally proactive. TPR operates recycling facilities in the greater Houston area. Our processing capabilities include an automobile shredder, balers, shears, mobile shearing, torch processing, auto crushers, and extensive transportation services.


TPR is looking for a motivated candidated to fill our position of Laborer in our Victoria, TX facility. The responsibilities include:
  1. Greet and assist customers in purchasing non-ferrous scrap metal creating a positive customer experience
  2. Accurately identify the various non-ferrous scrap materials and grade accordingly
  3. Identify non-conforming or unacceptable types of scrap material
  4. Once trained will operate small material handling equipment as necessary to move materials for processing
  5. Willingness to cross train in other plant departments (equipment operation, truck scale, etc.)
  6. Willing to work overtime before and after work as customer volume requires
  7. All other tasks as assigned


The qualifications include:
  1. High school diploma or GED preferred
  2. Previous experience requiring customer service to public, vendors or internal contacts
  3. Excellent customer service skills
  4. Ability to be flexible and display a positive attitude in a fast paced environment
  5. Willing to work outside in all weather conditions
  6. Basic math and computer skills
  7. Ability to lift 30 lbs.
  8. Must wear all necessary PPE while working or while in the yard.
  9. Follows company safety standards at all times
  10. Knowledge of scrap materials a plus.
  11. Bilingual in Spanish a plus


We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including paid training, bonus program, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage, vacation, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with match, tuition reimbursement and other great benefits.

EEO Statement

Texas Port Recycling INC (TPR) is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.

TPR is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. TPR hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here .

TPR 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.

TPR 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.

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