Recycling Technician

Full Time posted 1 month ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Recycling


Be part of our client’s team in Burlington as a Recycling Technician and contribute to our mission of advancing sustainability and environmental accountability. As a Recycling Technician, your main duties will be to operate and upkeep recycling machinery, sort materials for recycling, and oversee the smooth running of our recycling plant.


  • Operate recycling equipment such as balers, shredders, and sorting machinery in accordance with set procedures.
  • Separate and organize recyclable items, including paper, plastic, glass, and metal, to meet recycling regulations.
  • Keep an eye on the performance of the equipment and communicate any maintenance or repair requirements.
  • Help keep the recycling facility clean and organized by sweeping, cleaning, and maintaining work areas.
  • Perform thorough quality control inspections on sorted materials to confirm they meet recycling standards.
  • Work together with your team to improve the way you work and get the most out of your time and effort.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and procedures to guarantee the safety of all staff members in the work environment.
  • Take part in training programs to improve your understanding and abilities related to recycling processes and equipment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in recycling or waste management preferred but not required.
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and the ability to operate machinery safely.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Willingness to learn and follow safety procedures and guidelines.


  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Opportunities for advancement and career growth
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Contributing to environmental sustainability efforts