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Temporary Yard Operator

Date Posted: May 24, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Gerdau


Job Summary:


This position monitors and assists in controlling incoming and outgoing vehicles, shipments and containers through use scale and software systems.  All activity must be accounted for and accurately documented on scale tickets, bills of lading, purchase orders and packing slips.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Enthusiastic greeting of customers and ascertain material grade including all necessary paperwork needed to safely direct all incoming loads to the proper locations throughout the facility.
  • Ensure accurate documentation of all inbound and outbound scale transactions by weighing of all customers vehicles, carriers, and company vehicles on main scale.  
  • Maintain daily records of all purchases and sales transactions including proper assignment of purchase and sales order numbers to inbound and outbound material.
  • Must be able to manage difficult customer situations effectively and professionally.
  • Answer main telephone line and redirect all calls accordingly.
  • Constantly maintain radio contact with the appropriate yard personnel including and being aware of Emergency calls and proper handling of different types of situations.
  • Maintain and implement safe work procedures while ensuring all guests have been informed of and adhere to proper PPE requirements.
  • Consistently monitor and lifting of main yard arm.
  • Accurately weigh in Public Scale tickets with understanding of receiving cash or billing to the appropriate customer.
  • Daily cash reconciliation


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


Qualifications and Experience:


  • Desire to enhance skills and knowledge to develop as a Gerdau employee
  • Promote and practice the core values of Gerdau 
  • High School Education at a minimum.

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