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Heavy Equipment Operator

companyNational Salvage & Service Corporation
locationIuka, MS 38852, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

National Salvage & Service is a sustainable company, we recycle nearly all the material we salvage. This practice not only keeps these materials out of landfills, improving the environment; it also saves our customers significant amounts of money, reducing the cost of a job and adding to profit.

National is a leading wholesale provider of used railroad ties and new railroad ties and other treated hardwood railroad track products, as well as recycled utility poles.

Our customers know that each time they order from National, they’ll receive the same high-quality products and customer service we’ve delivered for more than 40 years. We value and excel in consistently delivering a quality product at competitive prices in a manner that is convenient for the customer.

National is seeking to hire an Equipment Operator to join our team in Iuka, Mississippi.

Job Classification:

  • Non-Exempt
  • Daytime Hours
  • Monday – Saturday
  • Minimal Travel

Essential Job Functions:

  • Operating skid steers and front-end loaders, and Grapple Trucks
  • Loading and unloading ties in a fast-paced environment
  • Power tool and equipment operation
  • Collaboration with team members in a structured environment
  • Consistent and accurate work quality
  • Filling out daily paperwork and working independently
  • Wearing personal protective equipment is required at all times
  • All candidates must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen


  • Able to work long hours in all weather conditions, work some Saturdays
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Completely and accurately fill out daily paperwork
  • Basic mechanical knowledge
  • Follow all Safety Programs, Policies, and Procedures
  • Physical Requirements: Stand, Walk, Climb, Bend, Twist, Move Throughout the Day, Use Hands in Repetitive Motions, Repeat Same Movements, walk on uneven terrain, Lift 50 pounds, and Exposed to Loud Noises. You will be exposed to all weather elements.

National Salvage’s Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrates National Salvage values
  • Driven for personal and company success
  • Delivers exemplary customer service internally and externally
  • Acts with integrity. Demonstrates responsible, ethical and honest behavior
  • Displays personal accountability
  • Fosters a collaborative environment
  • Demonstrates commitment to continuous improvement


  • Competitive pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible dates for time off
  • Reasonably Flexible Schedule
  • 401(K) plan with company match
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Comprehensive Wellness program – offering 1:1 wellness coaching session
  • Full health benefits including medical, dental, vision, and long-term disability

This job description is not intended to be comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Duties and responsibilities may change without notice.

Verification of your right to work in the United States, as demonstrated by your completion of the Form I-9 upon hire and your submission of acceptable documentation (as noted on the Form I-9) verifying your identity and work authorization within three days of starting employment. For your convenience, a copy of the Form I-9 List of Acceptable Documents is enclosed for your review.

Satisfactory completion of a background investigation, for which the required notice and consent forms are enclosed.

Successful completion and passing a drug and alcohol test. All job applicants are subject to drug and alcohol testing.

National Salvage & Service Corporation and its related entities are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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