Savage Services

Operator - Coal Handler

Job ID
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
General Labor



Tired of the same old job, day in and day out?

Maybe it's time to join a Team where everyday brings something new and exciting!


In addition to an excellent Benefit package that includes, QUARTERLY BONUSES, PROFIT SHARING, PAID TIME OFF, medical, dental, vision, short & long term disability, life insurance plans, and retirement plans, the succesful candiate will have opportunities for career advancement.


The Coal Handler's primary responsibilities include operating coal handling equipment & general labor duties including but not limited to: clean-up of equipment, work areas and grounds. The Coal Handler will report directly to the Team Leader.


  • Operates conveyor system to transport dry bulk products
  • Operates dozer/loader to move coal and feeder conveyor
  • Unload trains, and close railcar doors
  • Operates locomotive
  • Startup, monitor, and shutdown equipment in accordance with applicable safety and environmental practices and policies
  • Completes visual and daily safety inspection of equipment to ensure safe operations
  • Performs shift inspection of equipment and communicate potential repair issues to shop mechanic
  • Operates equipment safely and efficiently to limit downtime and minimize costs
  • Performs routine maintenance such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning
  • Operates multiple pieces of equipment
  • Performs other tasks as instructed by Supervisor


  • Experience in operation of dozers, front-end loaders, excavators and other heavy equipment.
  • The ability to work from written and/or verbal instructions
  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction from Supervisors(s), adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules
  • Must be able to safely perform the essential functions of the job without posing a direct threat to the safety of his or her own self, or the safety of others
  • Can follow all rules and procedures as outlines by Savage
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel a plus
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test, background and reference check



  • High School or GED


Physical Requirements: 


Successful candidates must:

  • Be willing to work any shift, including weekends & holidays
  • Be able to pass a pre employment physical
  • Be able to wear a respirator
  • Be able to read, write and understand English
  • Have the ability to lift approximately 0-25 lbs. unassisted and regularly
  • Have the ability to lift approximately 0-50 lbs. occasionally
  • Be able to climb stairs and work at various heights
  • Have the ability to work in hot or cold environments and that contains dust


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.


Savage offers 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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