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 Express Employment Professionals need General Labourers for our prestigious clients in Richmond.


Position Description: General Labuorer

Reports to: Yard Supervisor 

 Pay : $17/Hour

Job Summary:

  • Sorts scrap metal or plastic according to grade and size by performing the following duties.
  • Removes metal/plastic from sorting table, hand-truck, or conveyor and stacks in piles or places in rack or on conveyor, according to grade of the metal/plastic.
  • Gauges types of metal/plastic by sight on sorting table.
  • Keeps work area clean.
  • Other duties may be assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • High school diploma
  • One to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills.