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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

EMR - USA Gulfport, MS

  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

Thank you for your interest in EMR -> European Metal Recycling -> Southern Recycling.

EMR, the global forerunner in metals recycling is hiring! If you're looking for a great opportunity that will allow you to enter the recycling industry we thank you for your consideration. We are currently looking for a full-time Heavy Equipment & Machinery Mechanic, to be based out of our facility in Gulfport, MS.

We are a privately held company with a heritage dating back to the 1940's, employing 4,500 people operating at 180 locations around the world. We offer an excellent benefits package, dynamic company culture, and ample opportunity for professional development in an ever-relevant and growing industry. To learn more about EMR please take a look at our website:

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As the Heavy Equipment Mechanic, you will service all mobile and stationary equipment. The incumbent will perform repairs, inspections, and preventative maintenance on heavy equipment: loaders, balers, shears, grapples, skid steers, forklifts, cranes & back-hoes. And will assists in reporting quality issues, making recommendations for equipment and participating as an active member of the maintenance team.


  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair complex mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment. For example: loaders, balers, shears, grapples, magnets, skid steers, forklifts, etc.
  • Install, repair, and maintain production equipment, including mechanical and electrical components used in all onsite equipment
  • Operate all heavy equipment onsite, specifically loaders, excavators, forklifts, and skid steers
  • Adhere to preventative maintenance program
  • Keep accurate records of repairs and maintenance completed
  • Adhere to operating and health and safety protocols
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent team player; strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, self-starter, motivated individual
  • Available to work day shift Monday through Friday, with occasional day shift on Saturday's


  • Ability to repair, maintenance, and operate cable and friction cranes
  • Strong knowledge of hydraulics
  • 7 to 10 years of continuous working experience in industrial electrical and industrial mechanical equipment required; scrap yard environment experience preferred, but not required
  • Ability to repair, maintenance, and operate Toyota, CAT, Volvo, Kubota, Komatsu, Bobcat, Hyundai, Sierra, and Harris brand equipment
  • Ability to work in all weather elements such as, rain, snow, cold, and heat
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. EMR - Southern Recycling is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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To Apply :

Please forward your resume to Thank you for your interest in EMR - Southern Recycling!

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EMR - European Metal Recycling is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal law.


Why Work Here?

We offer excellent benefits, a dynamic company culture, and ample opportunity for development in an ever-relevant and growing industry.

EMR's presence in America has increased over recent years with organic growth accelerated by strategic acquisitions in key locations. We have coverage in more than 20 states with almost 2,000 employees spread across these sites. Our American operations form a crucial part of EMR's international activities. Our core business is the recycling of metal from a range of sources such as End-of-Life vehicles/consumer products, industry, construction and demolition. We have extensive ferrous and non-ferrous operations worldwide and produce over 100 grades of high quality recycled materials which are taken to market by our substantial road, rail and shipping network. Supporting our core activities are a range of specialist divisions including industrial clearance, total waste management, ship breaking, servicing local government service providers and cable, copper and aluminum granulation facilities. Also, through our own and our joint venture activities we are working towards becoming a zero waste company.


10032 Southpark Drive, Gulfport, MS 39505
Gulfport, MS


Posted: over a month ago