Dem-Con: Backhoe Operator


Backhoe Operator

Location: Dem-Con Recovery & Recycling • Shakopee, MN


If you are looking to start a new career and learn a new skill set while playing a beneficial role in the recycling process, we would love to talk to you!

Dem-Con Metal Recycling is a full-service metal scrap yard acting with the highest standards in environmental integrity, fairness and ethics and we are looking for a General Laborer to join our team!


The Backhoe Operator is responsible for conducting quality control, sorting, and grinding direct raw wood products for end market sales, while maintaining a high level of quality, as well as the preventive maintenance on the equipment and work areas.


  • Feed sort line with material in an even consistent manner
  • Perform preventive maintenance and inspect fluids and air filters and any additional equipment daily
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance of sort line
  • Check all the bearings to make sure they are clean from any debris daily and ensure they are intact and functioning properly
  • Screen out and remove any material from the stream
  • Unload sort line bunkers daily into containers for trucking and end market sale
  • Maintain cleanliness both inside and outside of the building
  • Ensure belts are on track and in good shape also monitor the quality of material coming off the belts


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous experience with heavy or light equipment


Our business is driven by core values that place a high regard for our employees. We offer competitive benefits package for our employees that includes the following benefits:

  • Work with a collaborative and supportive team
  • Discover a new essential industry while building your skills
  • Enjoy paid premiums for health & dental insurance for you and your dependents
  • 401(k) Plan with Company match and profit-sharing opportunities
  • Paid Time off
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance


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