Material Recovery Facility (MRF)
receives and sorts municipal and commercial waste to recover recyclable materials that include wood, green waste, metals, plastic, glass, newspaper, cardboard, and also aluminum.
Currently, the MRF (pronounced ‘Murf’) rescues and recycles approximately 22% of materials headed for landfill and approximately 50% of C&D tonnage, helping Western Placer County meet our State’s ambitious recycling goals.
Watch this informative video to see the MRF in action, and how Nortech helps our communities reduce, reuse, and recycle their municipal and commercial waste.
Nortech Waste has been proudly serving the Placer County community for over 22 years.
Nortech Waste proudly partners with the Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA)
Residents should contact WPWMA directly for information on public rates for dropping off refuse.
Welder/Fabricators are responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and dismantling various pieces of equipment throughout the plant. Such duties include safely removing defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, hand and power tools; levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges. Fabricates and repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
Plant electricians are responsible for safely and effectively installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures within our Material Recovery Facility (MRF). Must have knowledge of and working experience with programming logic controls, VFD, and soft starts. The plant mechanic must be up to date on relevant electrical codes.
Maintenance laborers are responsible for performing various cleaning and maintenance duties throughout the plant. Duties include but are not limited to: performing daily tasks outlined in preventative maintenance schedules, preparing and staging equipment for mechanic to complete work orders, assisting maintenance personnel in various tasks as needed.
Loader operators are responsible for safely and effectively operating our front-end loaders in order to move debris or compost materials in order to feed lines, shredders, grinders, and screeners. Responsible for maintaining equipment by performing pre and post trip inspections and reporting any malfunctioning equipment in a timely manner. Loader operators may work inside our …
Plant mechanics are responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operation of equipment located inside the Material Recovery Facility (MRF). This includes ensuring proper preventative maintenance inspections and troubleshooting on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines. The plant mechanic must be able to accurately follow diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications. …
Fuel and lube technicians are responsible for safely performing daily pre-op maintenance and fuel designation on various rolling equipment throughout our facility. Pre-op maintenance includes inspecting each identified piece of equipment, lubricating, and identifying issues. Writing and completing work orders in an efficient manner.
Drivers are responsible for operating our roll off truck and semi-trailer trucks on-site, in a safe and effective manner. Drivers will haul and unload materials at our Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and landfill. Drivers are responsible for maintaining the trucks by performing pre and post trip inspections, connecting and disconnecting hydraulic hoses, electric cables, and …