Savage Services

Operator - Petroleum Coke

US-DE-Delaware City
Job ID
General Labor


Coke Operators will service the PBF refinery by safely handling petroleum coke from refinery operations to shipping.



  • Operate 966 CAT loader and bobcat to manage stockpile of petroleum coke
  • Load trucks with petroleum coke per DOT weight specifications
  • Perform preventative maintenance to conveyor systems used to transport the product throughout the refinery such as greasing rollers and inspections as well as assist maintenance with large maintenance projects
  • Monitor the control panel of the coke operating system to ensure proper inventory levels, safe product movement, and appropriate moisture content per EPA regulations
  • Transport petroleum coke throughout the refinery by operating a system of conveyor belts, a condenser and pug mills
  • Operate a shuttle wagon to safely position railcars for loading, weighing and shipment
  • Operate the rail load out control system
  • General Maintenance including but not limited to cleaning, housekeeping, minor railcar repair such as replacing safety chains, and other maintenance activities
  • Take an active role in safety program including attendance to all safety meetings, adhere to procedures and ensure safe behaviors of self and coworkers
  • Communicate with dispatch regarding railcar movements
  • Complete paperwork accurately
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Proficient operating large heavy equipment, experience with front-end loaders preferred
  • Understands, or is willing and able to learn, safe railroad operations
  • Basic computer skills: data entry, email, review reports 
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision 
  • Positive attitude and a good team member
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical, reference checks, drug screen, motor-vehicle report and criminal background check
  • Must possess or qualify for a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC card) 
  • Must be able to attend and pass all test associated with job related coursework. This includes, but it not limited to: OSHA, HazMat and FRA related courses
  • Able to reliably fulfill a set rotational schedule (days, nights, 24/7/365).
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in written form



  • Work experience in an industrial environment, conveyor experience preferred
  • A high school diploma, or equivalent
  • Current/valid driver license 


Fitness for Duty:

  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions: extreme wind, rain, snow, cold, heat, etc.
  • Comfortable working from extreme heights, over 100-feet
  • Able to crawl under rail cars and work in tight spaces
  • Able to stand on their feet for long periods of time, up to 4-hours
  • Able to pass a respirator fit test
  • Must be able handle large hand tools and lift 50 lbs.



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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