Plant Utility

ReConserve of Iowa

Plant Utility employee works in all areas of the plant assisting with material unloading and recycling, housekeeping and clean up. Tools include hand tools, broom, air hoses & air wands, shovel, pallet jack, fork truck, bobcat and sweeper.  Majority of one’s time will be within the plant and maintaining equipment and area cleanliness.  This is an entry-level position that could lead to another dock & plant job opportunities.  On the job training will be provided.


Work Schedule: 

  • Current shift hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm – Monday thru Friday.
  • Plant hours of operation are 5am to 5pm.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all tasks in a safe manner in compliance with safety programs and procedures.
  • Continually mount and dismount the equipment being operated.
  • Requires sure footing and balance due to the potential of a slick environment.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and maintain cleanliness of equipment.
  • Routine sweeping, wiping and blowing down equipment.
  • Forklift certification preferred, but not required.
  • Must be able to pass the companies forklift certification.
  • Operate a forklift, skid loader, boom lift, and miscellaneous equipment as needed.
  • Maintain your work areas and facilities properly.
  • Situational awareness is a must do when working around heavy equipment and machinery (good vision and hearing)

Compensation and Benefits:
We offer a generous benefits package including:

  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision insurance available
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Safety Bonus Eligible


Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED degree with related experience.
  • You must have reliable transportation to be available for your scheduled work hours.
  • Minimum three verifiable personal references


Physical Demands and Requirements:

  • This job can be physically strenuous from time to time.
  • You will be expected to be able to work in tight and or confined spaces, walk, climb, bend, kneel, lift, grip, grasp, push and pull various tools and equipment.
  • You will need the ability to frequently lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds and occasionally more.
  • This job will require the ability to ascend/descend ladders and work at varying heights from time to time.  
  • The handling/cleaning of dry materials will create a dusty environment from time to time.  
  • Majority of the shift is spent on one’s feet moving in and around the work area.
  • Conditions reflect the current season in and around the plant.

Must be comfortable with a drug screen and background check.


  • $15.00 to $17.50 /hour – Commensurate on Experience


  • Forklift/Skid loader Experience a Plus.
  • Boom Lift Truck Experience a Plus.
  • Yard Truck/Trailer Experience a Plus
Job Benefits:


  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental and Vision insurance available
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Vacation and Holiday
  • Quarterly Safety Bonus
COVID-19 Precautions:

Social distancing measures are taken and face mask usage per CDC guidelines.

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3200 64th Ave SW Cedar Rapids IA 52404

Job ID: 80680

Posted 21 days ago

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