Savage Rail Switchman/Transload Operator in Elko, Nevada
Rail Switchman/Transload Operator
Elko, NV 89801, USA Req #6453
Thursday, April 8, 2021
SAVAGE IS HIRING!!! Are you looking for a company that values you for the work you do? Our Transload Operators come to Savage for the challenge, growth and focus on safety, but they stay because of the outstanding culture that exists here. Our company was founded on processing and transporting materials for our customers. We understand and respect our Team Members as the lifeblood of what we do. Team Members are encouraged to find a better way and are enabled to “do things they never dreamed possible”.
These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage
We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included)
$80/year steel toe boot allowance
Starting Rate $23/hour
Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match
Here is what you will be doing
Safely transload various materials consisting of both hazardous and non-hazardous bulk liquids and dry bulk products
Operate a locomotive and perform rail switch operations
Operate trans-loading equipment including an air compressor, boiler system, transfer pumps, filtration units, portable conveyor system, and hand tools
Operate mobile equipment including golf carts, farm tractors, passenger vehicles, light and heavy utility vehicles
Engage in professional interaction and collaboration with other Savage Team Members and customers
Adhere to Food Safety Standards (as defined by the US Food and Drug Administration)
Participation in hazardous material handling and safety training programs, which may require brief and occasional travel
Assist with general maintenance, clean-up, and other duties as assigned
Requirements of a successful Transload Operator
Rail Switching experience preferred
Locomotive Operating experience preferred
Ability to troubleshoot and make repairs to various types of equipment (hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, etc.)
Strong mechanical skills
Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions with minimal supervision
Ability to pass a skills test on the type of work performing
Dependability in attendance required
Ability to work Holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed
Ability to travel to other sites as needed
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Valid Drivers license
Savage is a Military Friendly Employer - Previous military experience and proven ability to follow procedures is a plus
Here are some of the physical requirements for this role
Commitment to working safely at all times
Ability to work outside in ALL weather conditions (snow, rain, sub-freezing temps)
Must be physically able to do the following:
Climb on and off rail-cars and locomotives safely
Operate rail-car hand brakes & switches
In good physical condition (able to walk one (1) to two (2) miles per shift)
Consistently sit, kneel, squat, bend, stand and climb on elevated surfaces
Work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time
Lift 15 lbs. and work safely with this weight at knee, waist and shoulder level
Lift up to 50 lbs consistently throughout the course of a shift
Operate basic hand tools
Wear required PPE
Savage has been designated as a2021 Military Friendly Employer.Additional information on our Veteran’s Program, “Savage Patriots” can be found at https://www.savageservices.com/careers-for-veterans/.
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.
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Job Family Skilled Player
Pay Type Hourly
- Elko, NV 89801, USA