Class B Driver

USA-IL-Chicago
Job ID
2017-3194
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Nights or Swing
Category
Driver

Overview

To safely service locomotives as requested by our customer(s) in strict adherence to standard operating procedures.  

Responsibilities

  • Makes a commitment to work without an occurrence; no spills, no injuries and no property damage.
  • Performs locomotive service tasks in accordance with the Locomotive Servicing Procedures.
  • Locomotive Service may include:
    • Inspecting and replacing worn brake shoes.
    • Checking, and if necessary, adding lube oil, cooling water and crank case oil to the locomotive.
    • Check, and if necessary, adding tractionsand to the locomotive sand hoppers.
    • Cleaning the locomotive cab, removing trash, restocking crew supplies and toilet evacuation.
  • Readily available to answer customer dispatches and responds in a timely manner.
  • Provides complete and correct fuel accounting utilizing on-board computer terminal.  Completes other associated paperwork in a neat and legible manner and processes the paperwork in the prescribed manner within established timelines.
  • Wears all requires Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times.
  • Conducts comprehensive pre and post shift vehicle and equipment inspections.
  • Reports incidents (operational and/or safety related), as instructed, in a timely manner.
  • Uses Blue Flag worker protection when required and follows all customer safety rules and regulations at all times.
  • Controls, contains and reports any spill according to the established Occurrence Reporting procedures.
  • Maintains an accurate record of Hours of Service logs or time sheets and submits the records in a timely manner.
  • Assists with the maintenance and upkeep of the vehicles and equipment as able and qualified.
  • Commits to following Savage’s standards of professionalism and cleanliness.
  • Commits to be a reliable, safe, positive team member and demonstrates this commitment with proper attendance communication and conduct.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by regional management or site leaders

Qualifications

  • Must have a Class A or B CDL with HazMats and Tanker endorsements.
  • Must be able to clear all background checks required by the Company, customer and government.
  • Individuals are responsible for maintaining all required licenses and certifications in a current and valid status at all times.
  • Must be able to read, write and understand English.
  • Must be reliable and dependable.
  • Must know when to ask for help.
  • Moderate computer skills are required.
  • Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Should be willing to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.  Shifts may rotate.
  • This position is required to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions.
  • Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds on an occasional basis.
  • Must be able to climb steps and ladders.
  • Cannot have a fear of heights, will have to get on the top of trailers and equipment as necessary.

 

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 6+ months heavy equipment/diesel mechanic experience

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to consistently bend, stoop, kneel and climb on and off elevated surfaces
  • Willing to receive general safety training
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Willing to work with liquid non-hazardous & dry bulk materials
  • Can carry at least fifty (50) pounds
  • May have to walk long distances

 

 

Savage is an innovative supply-chain solutions company. We are the leading provider of fully integrated systems, designed and operated to solve unique logistics and materials management challenges for industrial companies throughout North America. Each of us at Savage is committed to integrity and delivering reliable, sustainable services in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. We expect our people to be progressive, relentlessly seeking improvement; experiencing opportunities for personal growth by working for a world-class organization and leader in the industry. 

 

We offer competitive benefits that include; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, 401k with company match, profit sharing, paid time off and opportunities for future growth.

 

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace. 

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