Work for the Empire Recycling Family of Companies

The Empire Recycling Family has grown to include more than 200 employees spanning much of New York State. Our companies not only specialize in the processing and recycling of scrap metal, but also transportation for the recycling industry, paper and cardboard recycling, confidential document destruction, steel fabrication, intermodal transportation, and the newest addition with Truck63, our fleet maintenance facility.  We are accepting resumes for the following positions within our companies:

Torch Cutter

Empire Recycling Corporation is looking for a Torch Cutter.  This position requires the operation of a cutting torch to cut pieces of scrap metal to specified sizes, maintain a clean torch cutting tip, and replace the tip as required.  As a scrap metal facility, the ideal candidate will know, or be able to learn, the difference between ferrous and non-ferrous metals, recognize salvageable scrap, and have basic mechanical knowledge.  They must be dependable, reliable, and have a team-member mentality.  They must also be able to communicate, be able to follow verbal and written instructions, and follow all safety procedures.  Standing for an 8+ hour shift and moderate-to-heavy lifting is required.

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Tractor Trailer Drivers

If you’re at least 23 years old with a Class “A” CDL with a clean driving record, have at least 2-years of verifiable tractor trailer experience and a good MVR, then you’re ready to join the ERL Intermodal team!  We are seeking Regional Certified Class “A” Drivers to support our growing business. Drivers will have regional routes between Central New York and the ports of New York and New Jersey, and across New York State.

Job Perks:
1. Monday - Friday operation, no forced Saturdays
2. Home at least every other day
3. New fleet of vehicles w/ up-to-date equipment
4. Assigned trucks - No slip seating
5. Full benefits package including health insurance, 401k, vacation

1. High school diploma/GED
2. Clean/valid Class A license
3. Current DOT physical card
4. Ability to obtain a TWIC Card
5. Minimum of 2-years Class “A” driving experience

First year approximate earnings range from $60,000 - $100,000, depending on mileage and single/doubles vehicles. Pre-employment process includes drug screen, MVR check, and background check.

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Various Office Positions

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Certified Welder

The Certified Welder/Fabricator will use specialized equipment to weld and assemble new metal forms. Responsibilities include the manufacture and fabrication of finished metal products, installation and repair various components and equipment, read steel prints, follow blueprints to meet product specifications, calculate material measurements to verify specifications, conduct tests to evaluate weld quality and tolerance, and must follow all company and OSHA policies to ensure a safe working environment.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in welding, manufacturing or other related fields, familiarity with welding tools, procedures, engineering blueprints and schematics, and the ability to handle physical workload.

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Stair & Rail Fabricator

Nathan Steel, part of the Empire Recycling Family of Companies, is seeking an Experienced Stair and Handrail Fabricator.

The Stair and Handrail Fabricator will have prior experience in laying out stairs and rails.  The ideal candidate must be able to read and interpret shop drawings, accurately read a tape measure, verify dimensions and product specifications, ensure all parts are property fitted, aligned, and tacked together, and ensure that quality control standards are met while adhering to all company and OSHA policies.  Must be able to handle a physical workload.

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Laser, Turret & Punch Operator

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Diesel Fleet Mechanic

Truck63 is looking for an experienced Diesel Mechanic to collaborate with other repair team members to ensure a vehicle is safely and efficiently operating to the driver’s needs. Responsibilities include running diagnostic tests on diesel engines and interpreting the results to offer suitable solutions, inspecting, repairing and replacing vehicle systems, completing oil changes, wheel balancing, alignment and brake checks, conducting field visits in the case of an emergency or sudden breakdown, test driving repaired vehicles to gauge performance, and maintaining records of parts inventory and serviced vehicles.  Must be independent to work effectively, and be flexible to work different shifts as needed.

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Accountant - Part Time

Truck63 is seeking a part time accountant to assist in daily accounting functions.  He or she will be responsible for processing invoices, payables, processing deposits, entering inventory and generating invoices, among other accounting duties.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience in accounting, be proficient on a computer, have excellent attention to detail and organization, and have strong communication skills.

Interested candidates should email their resume to


Mail:  64 North Genesee Street, Utica, NY 13502

Phone:  315-724-7161   |   Fax:  315-724-0167


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