Job openings at Tom Kraemer Inc

Tom Kraemer, Inc. prides itself on being a family and locally-owned business since 1938.

We offer industry-leading quality through our professionally trained employees who deliver responsive and dependable service and full commitment to our customers. TKI provides an array of services primarily in the solid waste and portable storage industries from three locations: Cold Spring, Blaine, and Glenwood.

Our continued growth throughout the years has been made possible by the dedication of our employees. As a team, we take great pride in assisting our customers in finding the best solution to fit their needs. If you’re looking to develop your career with these values in a family-oriented business, we encourage you to look below for potential job openings.

Now Hiring in Cold Spring:

We have no available positions at this time. Please check back for updates!

Yard Operator (including landfill duties)
Tom Kraemer Inc. has an immediate opening for a full time Yard Operator. Tom Kraemer Inc. has been a family owned company since 1938 and continues to provide employees with a positive, fun, safe, success-driven work environment. We are currently seeking a Yard Operator to help with our daily operations and keep our recycling center, yard and landfill clean, neat and organized.

Monday – Friday, no weekends required. Paid holidays, paid vacation, health insurance and simple IRA retirement plan with an employer contribution are some of the many benefits.

Job Summary:
Assist in the operations of our public drop off center, Landfill, and yard operations. Also, perform various tasks assigned by Supervisor.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

  • Help residential and commercial customers 1-2 days per week and intermittently
  • Process recyclables (i.e. Brewery and Pythons trailers)
  • Yard maintenance and organization (i.e. put away appliance, load metal, organize pallets, load compost, etc.)
  • Project work (i.e. painting, minor landscaping, yard Maintenance, organizing, building maintenance)
  • Backup landfill and transfer station operator
  • Assist co-workers in tasks related to their department
  • Maintain the work quality standards that have been set for each department
  • Properly separate and save all different items of value (brass, wire, electronics, motors, etc.)
  • Salvage reusable items (mowers, furniture, building materials, small engines, etc.)

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A positive attitude with a can-do outlook
  • Ability to work alone
  • Multitasking
  • Self-motivated, task oriented
  • Clean and neat with attention to detail
  • A good mechanical aptitude is needed
  • Forklift and equipment operator
  • Recycling equipment operation including POS computer
  • Ability to Lift 50lbs
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment

*The company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Email resumes to cory@tomkraemerinc.com

Recycling Center Operator
Perform all related tasks within the shop/recycling center as needed. Give excellent customer service with the best possible customer experience in mind. Help residential and commercial customers as they come in to drop off items, maintain a clean and neat facility, help with miscellaneous maintenance and salvage or repair items as time allows.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

  • Open and close each day, responsible for till and cash balance
  • Help all residential and commercial customers
  • Answer questions related to disposal and recycling
  • Maintain a clean and organized yard and disposal areas
  • Maintain a clean and neat shop
  • Properly separate and save all different items of value (brass, wire, electronics, motors, etc.)
  • Give miscellaneous support (i.e. sticker containers, paint, cut boards, etc.) as necessary
  • Salvage reusable items (mowers, furniture, building materials, small engines, etc.)

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work alone
  • Multitasking
  • Self motivated, task oriented
  • Clean and neat with attention to detail
  • A good mechanical aptitude is a plus.

Requirements:

  • Forklift operation
  • Equipment operator (loader backhoe and skid loader)
  • Recycling equipment operation (bailer, can crusher, etc.)
  • Lift 50lbs

*The company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Email resumes to cory@tomkraemerinc.com

Local CDL Truck Driver - Full Time

Tom Kraemer Inc. has an immediate opening for a motivated, experienced CDL truck driver. Tom Kraemer Inc. has been a family owned company since 1938 and continues to provide employees with a positive, safe, success-driven work environment. We are currently seeking a driver for our Cold Spring location. If you are a licensed CDL Driver who is looking for a rewarding, local opportunity packed with benefits, we want to hear from you!

Benefits Include:

  • Home every night
  • Monday-Friday/No weekends; unless extra hours are desired
  • No working holidays
  • Paid hourly, time-and-a-half over 40 hours
  • Health insurance provided
  • Uniforms provided
  • Other benefits include: paid time off, paid holidays, and a retirement plan with employer contribution

Expectations Include:

  • Treating customers in a friendly and professional manner
  • Willingness to work 50-60 hours’ weekly
  • At least 2 years of driving experience or recent graduation from truck driving school
  • GED or high school diploma equivalency
  • Flexibility with willingness to perform all tasks assigned
  • Operate equipment safely and effectively

Requirements:

  • Class B Commercial Driver’s License (Class A preferred)
  • Pass a pre-employment DOT drug test and physical
  • Clean driving record and clean criminal record
  • Able to read and write in the English language
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs., safely climb up/tarp roll-off dumpsters, strap containers

*The company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Email resumes to cory@tomkraemerinc.com
Fax resumes to 320-685-4231
Or call 320-224-7384 for more details

Tom Kraemer Inc.
16994 County Road 158, Cold Spring, MN 56320

Now Hiring in Glenwood:

We have no available positions at this time. Please check back for updates!

Yard Operator (including landfill duties)
Tom Kraemer Inc. has an immediate opening for a full time Yard Operator. Tom Kraemer Inc. has been a family owned company since 1938 and continues to provide employees with a positive, fun, safe, success-driven work environment. We are currently seeking a Yard Operator to help with our daily operations and keep our recycling center, yard and landfill clean, neat and organized at our Glenwood facility.

Monday – Friday, no weekends required. Paid holidays, paid vacation, health insurance and simple IRA retirement plan with an employer contribution are some of the many benefits.

Job Summary:
Assist in the operations of our public drop off center, Landfill, and yard operations. Also, perform various tasks assigned by Supervisor.

Duties and Essential Job Functions:

  • Help residential and commercial customers 1-2 days per week and intermittently
  • Process recyclables (i.e. Brewery and Pythons trailers)
  • Yard maintenance and organization (i.e. put away appliance, load metal, organize pallets, load compost, etc.)
  • Project work (i.e. painting, minor landscaping, yard Maintenance, organizing, building maintenance)
  • Backup landfill and transfer station operator
  • Assist co-workers in tasks related to their department
  • Maintain the work quality standards that have been set for each department
  • Properly separate and save all different items of value (brass, wire, electronics, motors, etc.)
  • Salvage reusable items (mowers, furniture, building materials, small engines, etc.)

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A positive attitude with a can-do outlook
  • Ability to work alone
  • Multitasking
  • Self-motivated, task oriented
  • Clean and neat with attention to detail
  • A good mechanical aptitude is needed
  • Forklift and equipment operator
  • Recycling equipment operation including POS computer
  • Ability to Lift 50lbs
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment

*The company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Fax resumes to 320-685-4231

Tom Kraemer Inc.
16994 County Road 158
Cold Spring, MN 5632

Now Hiring in Blaine:

Local CDL Truck Driver, Class A - Full Time

Tom Kraemer Inc. has an immediate opening for a motivated, experienced CDL truck driver. Tom Kraemer Inc. has been a family owned company since 1938 and continues to provide employees with a positive, safe, success-driven work environment. We are currently seeking a driver to deliver and pickup storage containers out of our Blaine location. If you are a licensed CDL Driver who is looking for a rewarding, local opportunity packed with benefits, we want to hear from you!

Benefits Include:

  • Home every night
  • Monday-Friday/No weekends
  • No holidays
  • Paid hourly, time-and-a-half over 40 hours
  • Health insurance provided
  • Uniforms provided
  • Other benefits include: paid time off, paid holidays, and a retirement plan with employer contribution

Expectations Include:

  • Operate equipment safely and effectively
  • Treating customers in a friendly and professional manner
  • Able to perform light duty mechanic work
  • Willingness to work 50-60 hours weekly
  • At least 1 year of driving experience or recent graduation from truck driving school
  • Flexibility with willingness to perform all tasks assigned

Requirements:

  • CDL class A license
  • Pass a pre-employment DOT drug test and physical
  • Clean driving record and clean criminal record
  • Able to read and write in the English language
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs. / strap containers

*The company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Email resumes to cory@tomkraemerinc.com
Fax resumes to 320-685-4231
Or call 320-685-8226 for more details

Tom Kraemer Inc.
16994 County Road 158, Cold Spring, MN 56320

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