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LKQ Corporation Recycler Crush Crew Worker in Aurora, Colorado

Recycler Crush Crew WorkerinAurora, COatLKQ Corporation

Date Posted:2/18/2020

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11602 East 33rd Avenue

Aurora, CO

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Job Description

Basic Qualifications(Minimum Required Experience, Education, Knowledge/Skills/Abilities, Essential Physical Demands):

Ability To:Work closely with Loader Operator to maximize processing of vehicles to be crushed, safely & efficiently.

Experience:Must have some hands-on automotive repair experience.

Education:High school diploma or G.E.D preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Basic knowledge of crusher operation; ability to safely remove fuel tanks, wire harnesses and auto part cores

Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment:Sits, stands, bends, and moves intermittently. Subject to intense physical labor and repetitive lifting. Must be able to lift at least 75lbs. Must be able to work outside in various types of weather. Works with hydraulic oils, motor oils, antifreeze, and diesel fuels.

Preferred Qualifications:Previous salvage operation employment

Decision Making Examples: Ensure a safe environment for all, avoiding slip & trip hazards. Make sure all tools & equipment are secured at end of shift. Immediately report any safety or environmental hazards.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (, an S&P and Fortune 500 (# 262) company, is a leading provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. LKQ offers its customers a broad range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. Globally, LKQ has more than 1,700 operating locations and 52,000 employees. Come join our entrepreneurial, growth oriented culture, and be LKQ Proud!

Job Requirements

Job Summary:

The Crush Crew Worker is responsible for properly prepping vehicles to be put into the car crusher machine.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Prepare vehicles for crushing into scrap metal within the suggested time constraints in a safely and conscious manner.

  2. This may entail removing wire harnesses, radiators, starters, condensers, hoses, aluminum wheels or any other metal not removed by the mechanized puller.

  3. Ability to work closely and in concert with others to maximize production.

  4. Assist in the vehicle crushing operation.

  5. Other duties as assigned.