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Vehicle Processor - Tacoma, WA

Wage: $15.00 - $20.00 per hour DOE Job Type: Full-Time Job Location: Tacoma, WA Shift Schedule: T-Sat or M-F from 8:00am to 5:00pm General Description: We are seeking two vehicle processors, preferably with experience in auto mechanics, dismantling and/or auto repair. Training provided on all necessary equipment. Job Duties:

  • Removing vehicle cores such as auto batteries, radiators, wheels/tires, convertors, etc.
  • Processing waste fluids from recycled vehicles – emptying into proper receptacles.
  • Safely operating equipment such as forklifts and wheel loaders to transfer vehicles in and out of processing bays as well as moving/emptying bins and containers.
  • Responsible for maintaining clear and safe environment in processing area.
  • Using hand tools such as saws, ratchets, pry bars to remove vehicle cores/parts.
Job Requirements:
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. regularly
  • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
Candidate Preferences:
  • Forklift/Wheel Loader operation experience
  • Vehicle processing experience

Non-Ferrous Buyer / Scale Master - Tacoma, WA & Lacey, WA

Wage: $17.00 - $20.00 per hour DOE Job Type: Full-Time Job Location(s): Tacoma, WA and Lacey, WA Shift Schedule: T-Sat or M-F from 8:00am to 5:00pm General Description: Open Non-Ferrous Buyer positions at both Sutter Metals Lacey and Sutter Metals Tacoma. Job entails working with public and other businesses to properly grade, sort and purchase non-ferrous metals. Job Duties:

  • Responsible for grading, weighing, and generating purchase receipts of non-ferrous material at Sutter Metals’ facility.
  • Using certified drop-scale to weigh and record quantities.
  • Safely operating forklifts to situate and empty various containers/bins.
  • Maintaining customer relations – EXTREMELY customer orientated. Regular contact with general public.
  • Maintain and grow knowledge of non-ferrous material grades for accurate purchasing and informative interactions with clients.
  • Communicating effectively with both office and yard staff via 2-way radio, phone and in person.
  • Sorting material into storage containers such as gaylord boxes or metal bins.
  • General labor will include maintaining a clean and safe work area.
Job Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. regularly
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Basic computer skills (tablet/laptop)
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

Candidate Preferences:
  • Experience with metal recycling / non-ferrous grading
  • Experience with operating forklifts (or larger equipment)
  • Customer Service experience (preferably in-person)

CDL Driver – Class A - Tacoma, WA or Lacey, WA based

Wage: $23.00 - $27.00 per our DOE Job Type: Full-Time Job Location: On Road (Local) – Lacey or Tacoma, WA base Shift Schedule: M-F; generally, from 7:00am to 4:00 pm (OT regularly available) General Description: Locally hauling scrap metals and heavy equipment using tractor-trailer [End-Dump, Dry-van, Landoll, Flatbed trailers]. Securing loads by hand. Job Duties:

  • Safely transport scrap metals to local vendor locations in timely, courteous manner.
  • Complete and maintain daily pre-trip inspection reports.
  • Communicate and follow delivery instructions from Manager/Dispatcher
  • Frequent holding and grasping for loading, unloading, chaining, and netting to secure load.
  • Frequent lifting up to 50 lbs.
Job Requirements:
  • Must hold valid Washington Commercial Class A Driver’s License
  • Must have acceptable DOT drug test result and history.
  • At least two years of experience in Commercial Driving
  • Aged 25 or above
  • Must have and hold driving record in Good Standing. To be in Good Standing, driver must present a current DMV report with none of the following violations: DWI, homicide, reckless driving, drugs, leaving the scene WITHIN THE LAST THREE YEARS.
  • Positive attitude and strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and coworkers.
  • DILIGENT attention to safety.

Candidate Preferences:
  • OSHA training/familiarity
  • Industry-specific experience
  • Hazmat / TWIC Endorsement

Tow Truck Operator - Tacoma, WA or Lacey, WA based

Wage: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour DOE Job Type: Full-Time Job Location: On Road (Local), base in Lacey or Tacoma, WA Shift Schedule: M-F or T-Sat from 8:00am – 5:00pm (OT available) General Description: Towing vehicles from various, local locations to Company base or other vendors. Communicating with Dispatch, providing courteous customer service, small amount of cash/check handling and working as a part of a team. Job Duties:

  • Safely operate flatbed tow truck to haul vehicles intended for recycling.
  • Adhere to DOT safety requirements at all times / Maintain and complete daily pre-trip inspection reports.
  • Maintain valid Washington State Driver’s License
  • Communicate effectively with Dispatch, customer(s) and fellow team members
  • Safe handling with minimal cash and company checks
  • Hand-secure loads. Frequent grasping and holding for loading and unloading.
  • Frequent lifting of up to 50 lbs.
Job Requirements:
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Minimum age 25
  • Hold and maintain driving record clear of major moving citations.
Candidate Preferences:
  • 1+ year(s) of experience in Commercial Driving.
  • Industry-specific experience
  • OSHA training/familiarity

Material Handler Operator - Lacey, WA / Tacoma, WA / Centralia, WA

Wage: $23.00 - $26.00 per hour DOE Job Type: Full-Time Job Location(s): Lacey, WA / Tacoma, WA / Centralia, WA Shift Schedule: M-F or T-Sat from 8:00am – 5:00pm General Description: Operate wheeled excavator with grapple to manage and transfer scrap metal material. Job Duties:

  • Maintain metal scrap pile(s), transfer material into end-dump trailers and similar shipping boxes.
  • Assist with customer unloading
  • Feed processing equipment such as baler/conveyer with material
  • Communicate effectively with Production Manager and team to meet production deadlines/goals.
  • Assess and maintain equipment integrity/safety through daily inspection reporting.
  • Safely use material handler (excavator) to:
Job Requirements:
  • 2+ year(s) of experience in heavy equipment operation
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Able withstand sitting for long periods of time
  • Extreme attention to customer, coworker, and company asset safety
Candidate Preferences:
  • Industry-specific experience
  • Experience with various forms of equipment such as forklift, wheel-loader.

Shopfront Signs

Shop fascia signs of all kinds

Shopfront and Restaurant signs are our speciality.

We have lots of ideas that can help to get your business noticed.

Working with all budgets we look at your business and listen to what is needed.

Combining the best materials, years of experience and the latest machinery,  we offer great looking signage at affordable prices. 

Maximum impact can often be created by adding some simple window graphics or covering over an old shutter box. We can create 3 dimensional letters for that quality look and have many different ways to light up the signage including the latest LED systems and colour change lighting.

Not all signs are manufactured to the same standard - we produce great looking signage that is also engineered to withstand our wonderful British weather. Working from our own sign factory we are able to control the materials and processes to create the very best sign for you.

Whether you require  a single colour sign panel or a full fascia sign and column reclad we can help.

Our team can guide you through the options, and can assist in obtaining Town and country planning approval if required.

We can also re - decorate window frameworks which may save you the expense of replacing a complete shopfront to get it looking the right colour.



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Daniel Petherick - Chalk Street Estates 

Thank you Colin for the work you have done. You took on board the design we were after and turned it into reality. I found you very nice to deal with and consider you as a friend who I have already  recommended to others.

Umair Salim  - Ieducate

Signexcel did a fantastic job with my estate agent signage. Their advice was really helpful, very pleased with the outcome. I would not hesitate to recommend them -

in fact I already have.

Abu Siddique - Claringdon 

Signexcel supply and install an extensive range of shop front signs, vehicle graphics, banners, window graphics, A boards, 3D and magnetic signs. Working from our Romford sign factory we supply to shops, offices, restaurants and factories in the local area Romford, Collier row, Hornchurch, Dagenham, Gidea park Elm park. We also work further afield to Brentwood, Upminster, Grays, Loughton, Chigwell, Woodford, Walthamstow, Ilford, Barking, Dagenham, in fact all over London and the southeast

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