Careers

CareersNational Salvage & Service Corporation is a dismantling/demolition company that specializes in asset recovery and environmental restoration. Most projects begin with the demolition of structures ranging from power plants to industrial facilities to railroad tracks and bridges and end when the sites have been restored and salvaged materials have been sold for re-purposing.

We value employees who are honest, diligent, flexible, hard-working and adept at digging into the root of a problem to find a lasting solution. Many positions are intensive and require travel and temporary living.

National offers internships to qualified students pursing a degree and professionals seeking career development. Internships are available in the Demolition Division, Railroad Division, at the Corporate Office, and at each Satellite Office.

To apply for employment or an internship please send resume and application to: applicants@nssccorp.com.

To download employment application please click the following link:
Employment Application

To download Internship Application please click the following link:
Internship Application

 

CURRENT OPENINGS

Bookkeeper/Office Manager (Iuka, MS)

Boom Truck Operator

Boom Truck Operator (Iuka, MS)

Demolition Equipment Operator

Demolition Estimator

Demolition Project Manager

Demolition Superintendent

General Manager (Iuka, MS)

General Manager (Selma, AL)

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Outside Sales Representative

Railroad Tie Inside Sales Representative

Traveling Mechanic

Truck Driver (Iuka, MS)

Welder/Fabricator


Bookkeeper/Office Manager (Iuka, MS):

National Salvage & Service Corporation is an industry leading railroad contractor working in locations across the USA. National is opening a new Wood Processing Facility and currently seeking a Bookkeeper – someone with clerical experience, to manage administrative tasks. Previous experience in book keeping and clerical support is required. It would helpful to have previous experience in the contractor and construction industry. Excellent written and verbal communication are a must as well as proficiency in Excel and Word.
Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Track incoming and outgoing inventory with extreme accuracy.
        • Collect employee and payroll data for processing.
        • Consistent and ongoing communication with Corporate headquarters.
        • Create, manage, and disburse reports.
        • Willing and able to work away from home for weeks at a time.
        • Handle a range of administrative functions.

Position-specific Competencies

        • Extremely organized.
        • Ability to multitask and prioritize.
        • Careful attention to detail.
        • Maintain confidentiality while handling files and records.
        • Effective written and verbal communication abilities.
        • Collaborate with others in order to complete tasks.
        • Strong sense of urgency and initiative to gets things done correctly.
        • Express a warm and helpful approach.
        • Seek to build consensus and harmony.
        • Willing to perform repetitive tasks while having personal interaction
        • Make decisions in line with established guidelines and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

        • Bachelor’s Degree; or three to five years related experience.
        • Proficient with Microsoft systems; Word, Excel, Power Point.
        • Effective written and verbal communication.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Boom Truck Operator:

National Salvage & Service has openings for Boom Truck Operators. To be considered you MUST have previous experience operating a boom truck, log loader, or grapple.
Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Picking up railroad ties, rail, or powerline poles using a rear mounted log loader boom.
        • Loading trucks or rail cars in a fast-paced environment.
        • Removing debris at sites using log loader boom while adhering to safety standards.
        • Able to work long hours, overtime and possible weekend work in various weather conditions.
        • Willing and able to work away from home for weeks at a time.
        • Filling out daily paperwork and working independently.

Position-specific Competencies

        • Able to work long hours in all weather conditions.
        • Travel for 4 weeks at a time, then home for one week.
        • Hold valid driver’s license.
        • Have had no felonies in the past 7 years.
        • Must be able to lift 25 pounds .
        • Follow all Safety Program, Policies and Procedures.
        • Completely and accurately fill out daily paperwork.
        • Able to learn the basic use of a smartphone.
        • Basic mechanical knowledge in order to make small repairs (change hydraulic hose, grease and lube, safety walk around inspection).
        • Class A or B CDL preferred but not required.
        • Able to pass pre-employment drug test and random drug tests after hiring.

Benefits of National

        • Competitive hourly pay.
        • Typically 50-60 hours a week with time and a half overtime after 40 hours.
        • Stable work through all seasons with full time work through the winter.
        • Full health benefits including health, dental, vision, and long term disability for both work and home injuries/illnesses.
        • 401(K) plan with company matching.
        • Flexible dates for time off.
        • All lodging paid for by company in quality name brand hotels and $25 a day per diem.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Boom Truck Operator (Iuka, MS):

National Salvage & Service has openings for Boom Truck Operators. To be considered you MUST have previous experience operating a knuckle boom, log loader, or grapple. National Salvage & Service Corporation is an industry leading railroad contractor working in locations across the USA. National is opening a new Wood Processing Facility and currently seeking a Boom Truck Operators to move railroad ties and other materials.
Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Picking up railroad ties, rail, or powerline poles using a rear mounted log loader boom.
        • Loading trucks or rail cars in a fast-paced environment.
        • Removing debris at sites using log loader boom while adhering to safety standards.
        • Filling out daily paperwork and working independently.

Position-specific Competencies

        • Able to work long hours in all weather conditions, ability to work some Saturdays.
        • Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
        • Completely and accurately fill out daily paperwork.
        • Basic mechanical knowledge in order to make small repairs (change hydraulic hose, grease and lube, safety walk around inspection).
        • Follow all Safety Program, Policies and Procedures.
        • Able to navigate the basic use of a smartphone.
        • Class A or B CDL preferred but not required.

Benefits of National

        • Competitive hourly pay.
        • Stable work through all seasons with full time work through the winter.
        • Full health benefits including health, dental, optometry, and long term disability for both work and home injuries/illnesses.
        • 401(K) plan with company matching.
        • Flexible dates for time off.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Class A CDL Driver

National Salvage & Service Corporation is an industry leading railroad and demolition contractor. National has worked in almost every state and has materials to be delivered throughout the eastern half of the USA. If you have an exceptional safety record, are self-motivated to meet deadlines, and looking for a driving career with benefits this may be the right fit for you.
Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Hauling railroad ties, chips, and other railroad or demotion material
        • Able to work long hours, overtime, and possible weekend work in various weather conditions
        • Filling out daily paperwork and working independently

Position-specific Competencies

        • Completely and accurately fill out daily paperwork
        • Basic mechanical knowledge in order to make small repairs (change hydraulic hose, grease and lube, safety walk around inspection)
        • Follow all Safety Program, Policies and Procedures
        • Able to learn the basic use of a smartphone
        • Must be able to lift 25 pounds
        • Class A CDL required

National Salvage’s Core Competencies

        • Demonstrates National Salvage values
        • Driven for personal and company success
        • Delivers exemplary customer service internally and externally
        • Acts with integrity. Demonstrates responsible, ethical and honest behavior
        • Displays personal accountability
        • Fosters a collaborative environment
        • Demonstrates commitment to continuous improvement

Benefits of National

        • Competitive hourly pay.
        • Stable work through all seasons with full time work through the winter
        • Full health benefits including health, dental, vision, and long term disability for both work and home injuries/illnesses.
        • 401(K) plan with company matching.
        • Flexible dates for time off.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Demolition Equipment Operator:

Full service demolition contractor seeking hard working demolition equipment operator to join our field services team. Our demolition division operates throughout the United States.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Proficient in operating excavations with shear and grapple attachments.
        • Heavy lifting.
        • Power tool and equipment operation.
        • Understanding of structural concepts.
        • Familiarity with demolition protocol, practices and demolition activities.
        • Collaboration with team members in a structured environment.
        • Consistent and accurate work quality.
        • Travel is REQUIRED 100% of the time with a rotating schedule of 4 weeks out, 1 week home.
        • Wearing personal protective equipment is required.
        • All candidates must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Benefits of National

        • Competitive hourly pay.
        • Typically 50-60 hours a week with time and a half overtime after 40 hours.
        • Stable work through all seasons with full time work through the winter.
        • Full health benefits including health, dental, vision, and long term disability.
        • 401(K) plan with company match.
        • Flexible dates for time off.

Minimum Qualifications

        • Three to five years related experience.
        • Skilled equipment operator.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 


Demolition Estimator:

Are you a knowledgeable, experienced estimator? National Salvage & Service Corporation is a specialty contractor working with large industrial clients to complete their demolition needs. In this estimator role, you will visit sites across the country and prepare thorough demolition estimates. We self-perform. This is a great opportunity for someone who has demolition experience and is looking for an exciting position with an established industry leader.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Evaluate project requirements and develop cost estimates
        • Manage multiple projects with firm deadlines
        • Travel to jobsites throughout the United States

The successful candidate will possess these traits:

        • Strong analytical abilities.
        • Thorough and detail oriented.
        • Always conduct themselves with integrity and expects others to do the same.
        • Demonstrates commitment to continuous improvement

Benefits of National

        • Competitive hourly pay.
        • Performance Based Incentive Program
        • Full health benefits including health, dental, vision, and long term disability.
        • 401(K) plan with company match.
        • Flexible dates for time off.

Minimum Qualifications

        • TEN years of experience in the industrial demolition field
        • Experience with Primavera or other scheduling software
        • Ability to interpret project specifications and contracts
        • Ability to travel extensively in the United States

Benefits of National

        • Performance based incentive program
        • Full health benefits including health, dental, vision, and long term disability for both work and home injuries/illnesses.
        • 401(K) plan with company matching.
        • Flexible dates for time off.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 


Demolition Project Manager:

National Salvage & Service Corporation is hiring a Demolition Project Manager. This is a great opportunity for someone who has demolition experience and is looking for an exciting position with an established industry leader. We are an innovative, growing company and we want top talent.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Work with Superintendents and Site Owners to complete projects safely and cost effectively.
        • Find creative ways to meet project specifications.
        • Maintain standard operating procedures for demolition.
        • Collaborate with Site Superintendents to achieve common goals.
        • Solve problems as they arise.
        • Monitor detailed reports from multiple project sites.
        • Travel to jobsites throughout the United States.
        • All candidates must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

The successful candidate will possess these traits:

        • Strong analytical abilities.
        • Thorough and decisive.
        • Quick learner and technically minded.
        • Calculated risk-taker.
        • Candid, effective communicator.
        • Always conducts themselves with integrity and expects others to do the same.
        • Demonstrates commitment to continuous improvement.

Minimum Qualifications

        • Three to five years of experience in the industrial demolition field.
        • Experience with Primavera or other scheduling software.
        • Ability to travel extensively in the United States.
        • Ability to interpret project specifications and contracts.
        • Confident public speaking skills.

Benefits of National

        • Full health benefits including health, dental, vision, and long term disability.
        • 401(K) plan with company match.
        • Flexible dates for time off.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Demolition Superintendent:

Full service demolition contractor seeking hard working demolition superintendent to join our field services team. Our demolition division operates throughout the United States.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Supervise crews of varying size.
        • Schedule multiple tasks to keep jobs progressing based upon contract and time constraints.
        • Prioritize demolition phases and tasks.
        • Problem solve as issues arise with knowledge and critical thinking.
        • Work within budgetary constraints.
        • Familiarity with demolition protocol, practices and demolition activities.
        • Collaboration with team members in a structured environment.
        • Consistent and accurate work quality.
        • Travel is REQUIRED 100% of the time with a rotating schedule of 4 weeks out, 1 week home.
        • All candidates must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Benefits of National

        • Stable work through all seasons with full time work through the winter.
        • Full health benefits including health, dental, vision, and long term disability.
        • 401(K) plan with company match.
        • Flexible dates for time off.

Minimum Qualifications

        • Three to five years related experience.
        • Previous supervisory demolition experience required.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


General Manager (Iuka, MS):

National Salvage & Service Corporation is an industry leading railroad contractor working across the USA. National is opening a new Wood Processing Facility and currently seeking a General Manager. Are you self-motivated, organized, and capable of leading a staff of nonunion employees? This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys a fast pace and wants to leave their thumbprint on our industry.
Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Oversee the plant’s financial performance, customer relations, and capital expenditures.
        • Assist in development and formulation of long and short range planning.
        • Direct daily production and personnel while coordinating logistics.
        • Identify opportunities for improvement.
        • Ensure products conform to quality standards.
        • Act as a liaison between employees and corporate headquarters to inform personnel of communications, decisions, and policies.
        • Train, develop, and evaluate staff. Take corrective action on a timely basis and in accordance with company policies.
        • Oversee operations, travel between sites.
        • Work primarily in outdoor conditions.
        • Mechanical troubleshooting.

Position-specific Competencies

        • Excellent organizational skills.
        • Strong management, leadership, team building, and employee relation skills.
        • Effective communication – verbally and in written form.
        • Personal effectiveness and credibility.
        • Detail and process oriented with strong problem solving ability.
        • Capable of executing change.
        • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
        • Careful attention to detail.
        • Maintain confidentiality while handling files and records.
        • Collaborate with others in order to complete tasks
        • Strong sense of urgency and initiative to gets things done correctly.
        • Express a warm and helpful approach.
        • Seek to build consensus and harmony.
        • Willing to perform repetitive tasks while having personal interaction.
        • Make decisions in line with established guidelines and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

        • Bachelor’s Degree; or three to five years related experience.
        • Proficient with Microsoft systems; Word, Excel, Power Point.
        • Effective written and verbal communication.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


General Manager (Selma, AL):

National Salvage & Service Corporation is an industry leading railroad contractor working in locations throughout the USA. National handles millions of railroad ties every year and is seeking a General Manager for its processing plant in Selma. Are you mechanically inclined, hands-on, organized, and capable of leading a staff of nonunion employees? This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys a fast pace and wants to leave their thumbprint on our industry.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Oversee the plant’s financial performance, customer relations, and capital expenditures.
        • Ensure accuracy on all paperwork and work orders.
        • Direct daily production while scheduling shipments.
        • Ensure products conform to quality standards.
        • Train, develop, and evaluate staff. Take corrective action on a timely basis and in accordance with company policies.
        • Work in both indoor and outdoor conditions.
        • Mechanical troubleshooting.
        • Act as a liaison between employees and corporate headquarters to inform personnel of communications, decisions, and policies.

Position-specific Competencies

        • Strong leadership and team building skills
        • Ability to converse comfortably and efficiently with upper management
        • Excellent organizational skills
        • Effective communication – verbally and in written form
        • Detail and structure oriented – with strong problem solving ability
        • Capable of executing change
        • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines
        • Maintain confidentiality while handling files and records
        • Collaborate with others in order to complete tasks
        • Willing to perform repetitive tasks while having personal interaction

Minimum Qualifications

        • Bachelor’s Degree
        • Proficient with Microsoft systems; Word, Excel, Power Point
        • Effective written and verbal communication
        • Preferred: Bilingual proficiency. Mechanical Engineering Degree

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Heavy Equipment Mechanic:

National Salvage & Service Corporation is an industry leading railroad contractor working across the USA. National is opening a new Wood Processing Facility and currently seeking a skilled Mechanic – someone experienced working on diesel trucks, familiar with welding, and with a working knowledge of electrical systems. This person will be working on heavy equipment doing repairs and preventative maintenance.
Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Maintain and implement preventive maintenance.
        • Perform diagnostics and repair of machinery.
        • Plan and implement machine modifications and upgrades.
        • Fill out and complete daily paperwork and work independently.

Position-specific Competencies

        • Overtime and Saturdays, as required to meet production needs.
        • Accurate record keeping.
        • Able to work in various weather conditions.
        • Able to learn the basic use of a smartphone.
        • Must be able to climb and able to lift 25 pounds.

Requirements

        • Minimum 3 years experience working on trucks/trailers/heavy equipment.
        • Class A or B CDL preferred but not required.

Benefits of National

        • Competitive hourly pay.
        • Stable work through all seasons with full time work through the winter.
        • Full health benefits including health, dental, optometry, and long term disability for both work and home injuries/illnesses.
        • 401(K) plan with company matching.
        • Flexible dates for time off.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Outside Sales Representative :

National Salvage & Service Corporation is seeking a motivated Sales Representative to expand our customer base by creating new client relationships and utilizing their people skills to discover new avenues to market Relay and Scrap Rail Materials. Are you familiar with Short Lines or Railroad Maintenance of Way? Do you have experience working with steel mills and foundries? If you see challenges as opportunities, and are driven to have an impact on people and situations, this Sales position at National is for you. National has been an industry leader for 37 years and continues to aggressively expand our market share. This is a chance for you to leave your mark on our industry.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Cultivate new contacts to become customers by quickly getting to decision makers and developing trust and engagement.
        • Maintain database of current customers and potential leads.
        • Consistent and ongoing communication to deepen relationships and develop sales.
        • Inform company management of industry trends and market intelligence.
        • Collaborate with Inside Sales to maintain seamless communication.
        • Travel is required approximately 3-4 days/week.

Position-specific Competencies

        • Traveling up to 80% of the time
        • Strong commitment to achieve results
        • Relationship driven
        • Establish and achieve sales goals
        • Time and territory management
        • Problem solving and implementation
        • Expert understanding of the market and the business impact

Minimum Qualifications

        • Associates Degree; or at least three years of successful related sales experience
        • Effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with corporate along with any outside agencies while representing the company
        • Clean driving record
        • Proficient knowledge of relevant computer programs

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Railroad tie Inside Sales Representative:

Are you a strategic thinker who can sell others on your ideas? When you have a goal, do enjoy the challenge of figuring out how to make it a reality? National Salvage & Service is hiring a motivated Inside Sales Representative to deliver outstanding sales results by utilizing their expert people skills to sell ties and discover new customers.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Cultivate new contacts to become customers by quickly getting to decision makers and developing trust and engagement.
        • Research and discover outlets to sell materials.
        • Maintain customer and lead records.
        • Consistent and ongoing communication with people.

Position-specific Competencies

        • Strong commitment to achieve results
        • Relationship driven
        • Problem solving and implementation
        • Phone conversation skills

Minimum Qualifications

        • Communicate verbally and in writing with corporate along with any outside agencies while representing the company
        • Proficient knowledge of computer programs

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Traveling Mechanic:

National Salvage & Service has an opening for a Traveling Mechanic. To be considered you MUST have mechanical experience working on heavy equipment. This position requires ability to travel and be away from home approximately
3 to 4 weeks at a time. National Salvage & Service is an industry leader and rapidly growing company in the Demolition and Railroad industry. This mechanic will be traveling between job sites servicing heavy equipment, earth moving machinery, trucks and trailers.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Perform diagnostics and repair of machinery.
        • Maintain and implement preventive maintenance.
        • Able to work long hours, overtime and possible weekend work in various weather conditions.
        • Fill out and complete daily paperwork and work independently.

Position-specific Competencies

        • Mechanical knowledge on heavy equipment in order to make repairs (change hydraulic hose, grease and lube, safety walk around inspection).
        • Able to learn the basic use of a smartphone.
        • Travel for 3-4 weeks at a time, then home for one week.
        • Hold valid driver’s license.
        • Have had no felonies in the past 7 years.
        • Must be able to climb and able to lift 25 pounds.

<Requirements

        • Minimum 3 years experience working on trucks/trailers/heavy equipment.
        • Must own basic hand tools to accomplish the task, specialty tools will be supplied.
        • Class A or B CDL preferred but not required.

Benefits of National

        • Competitive hourly pay.
        • Stable full time work through all seasons.
        • Full health benefits including health, dental, vision, and long term disability.
        • 401(K) plan with company matching.
        • Flexible dates for time off.
        • All lodging paid for by company in quality name brand hotels, $25 a day per diem, and a company vehicle.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Truck Driver (Iuka, MS):

National Salvage & Service Corporation is an industry leading railroad contractor working in locations across the USA. National is opening a new Wood Processing Facility in Iuka, MS and currently seeking CDL Truck Drivers. If you have an exceptional safety record, are self-motivated to meet deadlines, and looking for a driving career that doesn’t take you away from home every night, this may be the career for you.
Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Hauling railroad ties, chips, and other material.
        • Able to work long hours, overtime, and possible weekend work in various weather conditions.
        • Filling out daily paperwork and working independently.

Position-specific Competencies

        • Completely and accurately fill out daily paperwork.
        • Basic mechanical knowledge in order to make small repairs (change hydraulic hose, grease and lube, safety walk around inspection).
        • Follow all Safety Program, Policies and Procedures.
        • Able to learn the basic use of a smartphone.
        • Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
        • Class B CDL required.
        • Class A CDL preferred.

Benefits of National

        • Competitive hourly pay.
        • Stable work through all seasons with full time work through the winter.
        • Full health benefits including health, dental, optometry, and long term disability for both work and home injuries/illnesses.
        • 401(K) plan with company matching.
        • Flexible dates for time off.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Welder/Fabricator:

National Salvage has an opening for a Welder/Fabricator. This is a great opportunity for someone who has welding experience and is looking for that next step in their career. We are an innovative, growing company and we want top talent. As a Welder, you will be responsible for performing work involving rack fabrications, maintenance, and repair to mechanical equipment and service vehicles. The ideal candidate enjoys working with others and is a well-liked contributor to their team.

Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

        • Work on heavy equipment, trucks and service vehicles.
        • Maintain knowledge and adherence to all safety policies.

Position-specific Competencies

        • You will need to be able to meet deadlines and be self-motivated.

Minimum Qualifications

        • To be successful in this role, you must have experience in Arc and Mig Welding.
        • At least 3 years of welding/fabricating experience.

Company Overview

Please send resumes to applicants@nssccorp.com.

                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Company Overview

Based in Bloomington, Indiana, National Salvage & Service Corporation was established in 1980 as a railroad dismantling company. Over more than 30 years in business we have grown to become an industry leader in demolition, asset recovery and environmental services. We have 250 employees located in four offices across the country.

National has removed, recovered and restored resources at sites ranging from the complete demolition of power plant buildings and equipment to taking up thousands of miles of vacated railroad tracks. We recycle or reuse nearly all of the materials from our projects. For examples, we are the largest recycler of treated wood in the United States, finding uses for more than one-half million tons of railroad ties per year.

National Salvage’s Core Competencies

        • Demonstrates National Salvage values.
        • Driven for personal and company success.
        • Delivers exemplary customer service internally and externally.
        • Acts with integrity. Demonstrates responsible, ethical and honest behavior.
        • Displays personal accountability.
        • Fosters a collaborative environment.
        • Demonstrates commitment to continuous improvement.

Please submit resumes to National Salvage, PO Box 300 Clear Creek, IN 47426 or email to applicants@nssccorp.com.