Sideloader Operator

SISKIN STEEL & SUPPLY CO   Nashville, TN   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 1, 2022

The Southeast's premier metal service center company, Siskin Steel & Supply, is looking to hire a Sideloader Operator for both 1st and 2nd Shifts, at its Nashville TN location.  Siskin is a full-line metal service center with six locations, servicing thirteen states. Founded in the early 1900’s, Siskin Steel is now a one-stop shop for carbon, aluminum, stainless steel and other non-ferrous metals, with metal processing capabilities that include: saw/laser/plasma cutting, tube laser, and more.


General Job Description

This job is in the Operations Department, and this position receives and puts up stock, pulls out stock per customer work orders, and packages orders properly for shipment. The Sideloader Operator will report to the Shift Foreman.


Benefits & Salary

Siskin Steel employees are eligible for Medical/Vision/Dental/RX/Basic Life/Basic AD&D/STD/LTD/EAP, Paid Time Off, 401K with Company Match, and Quarterly Incentives. 

Sideloader 1st Shift schedule is Mon-Fri 5:30a to 1:30p. Pay begins at $17.82 per hour.

Sideloader 2nd Shift schedule is Mon-Fri 1:30p to 9:30p. Pay begins at $19.32 per hour.



Essential Functions

  • Reads order
  • Reads tape measure and calipers; uses tape measure to measure material
  • Climbs on material to locate and pull material for loading
  • Bends and stoops to handle chains, slings, spreader bars and/or composition of material handling equipment needed to work shipping orders
  • Bends to floor level to locate and pull material for loading
  • Records accurately all Quality Assurance information
  • Reads color charts accurately to determine thickness and/or composition of material
  • Lifts 45-50 pounds, on a frequent basis
  • Ability to operate Sideloader


Non-Essential Job Functions

  • Demonstrates ability and responsibility to perform other duties assigned by the foreman as necessary to complete shift
  • Cleans and polices assigned work areas
  • Ability to operate the crane at times
  • Unload and load trucks


Physical Requirements

  • 80% Standing
  • 50% Walking
  • 50% Stooping/bending/stepping in and out
  • 20% Hand use
  • 20% Pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs.
  • 20% lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • 10% Carrying up to 50 lbs.


Other Skills/Abilities

  • Recognizing material size/grades
  • Measuring skills


NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Siskin Steel is committed to the policy of Equal Employment Opportunity for all applicants and employees.  We believe each applicant and employee shall be treated with dignity and respect and shall not be subject to unfair treatment or discrimination based on a person’s race, creed, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, uniform service, veteran status, protected disability (including pregnancy), or any other category protected under federal or state law.