Utility Worker- SM
Job Details
Standard Metals - Long Beach, CA
Full Time
High School

Since its beginning in 1946, TST has evolved into a vertically integrated producer, buyer, trader and processor of aluminum scrap and dross.

Today, TST is one of the major American producers of secondary aluminum ingot, billet and cast plate.

TST is also a major distributor of primary aluminum foundry ingot, grain refiners and hardeners.  Other services include worldwide trading of nonferrous scrap and other aluminum commodities.

We are currently seeking a Utility Worker located in Chino.  If you want to be a part of our growing team, we want to hear from you.


Sorting different metals by the material it is and separating defects. Familiar with the metal industries to recognize the material by sight. Help in different areas of the scrap yard and performs general housekeeping.



  • Examines articles for defects and sorts articles according to extent of defect.
  • Test (assay) scraps material as instructed.
  • Unloads and unpacks incoming shipments.
  • Maintain housekeeping and roadway free of material.
  • Able to recognize the different metals based on previous scrap yard experience
  • Using material handling equipment loads and unloads outgoing or incoming product from containers, flatbeds, railroad cars and position product in predetermined areas of the yard.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Management.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to add, and subtract.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Follows prescribed standards or guidelines. May use tools/equipment/apply technical skills involving some judgment. Work is supervised and subject to check.
  • Ability to identify the different types of metal and alloy segregation.


While performing normal duties, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.



The employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and extreme heat. Noise level is loud requiring hearing protection in some areas.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.


  • Vacation / Sick Pay
  • Medical / Dental/ Vision
  • 401K / Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Company luncheons, BBQ's
  • Employee Engagement Programs: Employee of the Month, Years of Service and Employee of the Year