Shear Operator in Dallas, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
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  • Duration:
    0 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $14.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is currently seeking Shear Operators for a direct hire role with one of the world’s largest metal recycling companyies. 

The shear operator will support fabrication operations by processing rolled steel for straightening and shearing to project specifications. This operator will use all available resources to perform assigned duties in a safe and efficient manner. The right individual will be flexible as working hours may extend beyond regular business hours


  • Comply with safety procedures and regulations
  • Program shearing machine in accordance to production tags for length and piece count
  • Open bundles with bolt cutters, sorting stock length rebar, selecting bar counts and placing material on the shear infeed table for shearing
  • Communicate and coordinate with crew members to sustain a quality finished product that meets or exceeds customer expectations
  • Lift up to 50lbs and stand for long periods as well as constantly perform a wide range of physical activities which include pulling, reaching, bending over, climbing, balancing, and kneeling



  • 1 year previous experience operating a shear or similar hydraulic equipment
  • 1 year experience in either operations and/or manufacturing environment
  • Able to execute the essential functions and responsibilities of the job with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Ability to communicate with customers, employees, and business leaders
  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced environment
  • Great organizational skills, with attention to detail and the ability to multi-task

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  High school diploma/GED or equivalent

Equal Opportunity Employer