Burner (Torch Cutter)

  • Company:
    ABC Recycling Ltd.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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Job Description

What makes a good company great? At ABC Recycling we always believed that it is our people. Through four generations we have built many long-standing relationships and careers by treating our employees like family. To find out more about what makes ABC a great place to work, please visit our website (www.abcrecycling.com) and follow our social media sites.


ABC Recycling Ltd. is seeking a Torch Burner to be based out of our Burnaby B.C. location. The job holder is responsible for cutting over-sized pieces of scrap metal to marketable sized pieces using oxy/propane fueled cutting torches. Typically, these pieces are too thick or too large to be processed effectively with mobile or stationary shears.

The ideal candidate will have experience using a plasma/oxy torch; however we are willing to train the right person for this position. Most of all a good work ethic and a willingness to learn are the keys to success in this role.


  • Safely layouts scrap in operating area
  • Sets up and maintain oxy acetylene/ propane torches
  • Cuts large or too thick pieces of metal into customer specifications
  • Ensures fire prevention and follow safety guidelines
  • Communicates with fellow workers in a professional manner


  • Previous burner and/or labourer experience
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Dexterity – the job is physically demanding
  • Experience running a bobcat, forklift and/or a torch/plasma cutter in a related industry is considered an asset
  • Attention to detail and a focus on safety are constantly required


  • Must be able to lift up to 30lbs
  • Must be able to stand on your feet for long periods of time
  • Willingness to work in an outdoor environment (rain or shine)


  • Benefits through Marine Workers & Boilermakers Industrial Union, Local No. 1
  • True job security all year round
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Employee engagement activities

*We are an equal opportunity employer and thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.