Savage Services

Railroad Transload Operator

US-AL-Birmingham
Job ID
2017-3229
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
Mon-Friday
Category
General Labor

Overview

The Transload Operator's primary responsibility is to safely and timely unload rail cars to trucks within the customer's facility. It is expected that the Transload Operator will have the ability to understand and follow operating procedures and policies. 

Responsibilities

  • The position of Transload Operator is responsible for the daily unloading of materials consisting of a variety of bulk liquid and dry products, including hazardous materials and food-grade products.
  • Ability to understand and follow operating procedures and policies
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate railcar loading systems and equipment
  • Ability to perform work safely and productively
  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness to follow procedures
  • Keeps work area clean
  • Is not afraid to ask questions
  • Can accurately fill out all necessary paperwork
  • Enforces safety policies and procedures with other employees and visitors
  • Willingness and ability to wear all required PPE at all times.
  • Assist with handyman duties within the facility (general maintenance, landscape upkeep & painting)
  • Interact with other team members
  • Interact with customers, railroad crews, and visitors
  • Understands customer needs 

Qualifications

  • Read, write, and understand English
  • Basic math skills
  • Computer skills (light data entry)
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Capable to learn how to operate and maintain railcar/transloading equipment (e.g., Hoses, portable conveyors, transfer pumps, portable stair systems, small to medium sized equipment, etc.)
  • Ability and willingness to travel to other transload terminals to assist when necessary; may be for up to a week at a time 

 

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Physically able to climb up and down railcars/ladders safely
  • Willing to receive general safety training
  • Ability to work outside in ALL weather conditions (snow, rain, sub-freezing temps)
  • Willing to work with liquid hazardous, dry bulk and food-grade materials
  • Can carry at least fifty (50) pounds
  • In good physical condition (able to walk one (1) to two (2) miles per shift) 

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, retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for future growth.

 

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

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