Iron Mountain Canadian Destruction Technician, Secure Shredding in Calgary, Alberta

About Iron Mountain:

Founded in 1951, Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is the global leader in storage and information management services. Iron Mountain is committed to storing, managing and transforming what our customers value most, from paper records to data to priceless works of art and culture. Providing a full suite of solutions – records and information management, data management, digital solutions, data centers and secure destruction – Iron Mountain enables organizations to lower storage costs, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and protect their data and assets from a complex world. Visit the company website at at for more information.

Iron Mountain Canada is an employer broadly committed to providing an inclusive work environment that welcomes all people. Globally, we believe it is our diversity that contributes to our companies’ shared success. We work hard always to avoid discriminating on any grounds other than capability to perform the requirements of the job.

Job Description:

Destruction Technicians serve customers by accurately processing and destroying all materials delivered to the production facility. They sort material and operate forklifts and other machinery. These critical team members maintain the facility, empty trash, bale corrugated material and assist the production supervisor with other necessary duties. They perform each and every task with the utmost regard for safety and security. The DTs collaborate with team members to enable success for all.

  • Empty collected material from containers; cut open bags, dump payloads, empty roll-arounds

  • Sort material by grade; separate and discard rubbish

  • Collaborate with team members

  • Perform emergency equipment repairs

  • Clean facility and containers

  • Maintain strict security of material and trucks

  • Ensure safe machine operations

  • Perform all physical tasks without assistance

  • Mentor others as opportunities arise

Job Requirements:

  • It’s a 8-10-hour shift with about five hours spent on forklift or performing “Bobcat” operations. The DT spends about seven hours standing while operating machinery or moving/lifting boxes and pulling/tipping two- and four-wheeled bins weighing 25 to 525 pounds (average bin weight is 170 pounds). The DT works in an atmosphere that is not climate controlled.

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Current experience shredding or recycling operations/warehousing environment

  • Ability to lift heavy bags, push rolling carts and pull two- and four-wheeled containers

  • Bobcat experience is preferred

  • Ability to follow directions

  • Ability to safely operate machinery

  • Ability to work well in a team environment


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Iron Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, disability, medical condition, U.S. Military or veteran status or other legally protected classifications in making employment decisions.

Requisition # 2016-13544

Job Location(s) CA - AB - Calgary

Category Operations

Type Full-Time