Warehouse Associate | $19-$22 DOE | Union | Metal Recycling

Tacoma, WA

Posted September 5, 2022

Full-time, Temporary to Hire, Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

A local metal recycling company is adding a Warehouse Associate   to their team in Tacoma. This position offers competitive pay, excellent union benefits, stability, and paid training into more skilled roles.

As a Warehouse Associate , you will be responsible for identifying different types of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, separating material in accordance with requirements for proper disposal, and preparing material for shipping to clients. 

Training and certifications are available on identifying metal types, testing methods, forklift operation, and heavy equipment operation. As a union employee, you will enjoy job stability and comprehensive benefits, with regular raises. 

Warehouse Associate Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of work experience in an industrial or distribution setting
  • Ability to lift, bend, and twist with up to 50 lbs regularly
  • Able to work outdoors for part of the day
  • Experience with hand and power tools
  • Forklift experience is a big plus

If you are looking for a stable job in a friendly work environment that rewards your effort this could be a great fit for you.


  • $18.97 to $22.15/hour DOE

Metal Sorter Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

Benefits upon hire:

  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • 401(k) with partial company match + pension
  • Paid time off
  • Sick leave
  • Paid holidays

  • Port of Tacoma
  • Not bus accessible - reliable transportation needed
  • Free parking

If you are interested in hearing more about this Warehouse Associate position, please apply online or call/text us at 253-353-7700 to schedule your interview! 

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Mataeo Strothers

I am a Senior Recruiter for our Tacoma Branch. Being a recruiter is super fulfilling because I get to match amazing personnel with amazing opportunities they wouldn’t know existed without TERRA. In my spare time, I enjoy hanging out with my wife, three sons, three cats, and two dogs. We love camping and being outside whenever we get the chance.

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