Savage Services

Operator - Utility/Bargeman

Job ID
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
12 hour shifts, rotating day and nights
General Labor


The Utility and Barge Operator will be responsible for safely performing the basic tasks required to move petroleum coke at the Marathon Refinery in Garyville, LA.  


  • Follow proper safety rules and operating procedures to support zero tolerance safety objectives
  • Load / Unload and move railcars
  • Load coke into barges by operating barge haul system and associated bulk material handling equipment
  • Operate conveyor, crusher, silo & loading chute
  • Operate drum-un-heading equipment with assistance from certified unheader
  • Complete and maintain required daily paperwork
  • Perform general cleanup keeping the ground clear of spilled coke and washing down equipment.
  • Housekeeping duties, including keeping offices, restrooms, break rooms and work rooms clean and tidy
  • Assist Maintenance personnel, as needed
  • Occasionally work in areas outside of your normal duties, when instructed by Supervision


  • Must have a current TWIC card at the time of application 
  • Experience in material handling systems (Conveyors and Feeders)
  • 1 year refinery, plant or industrial experience
  • Be able to read, write and understand English and follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Environmental & Safety awareness
  • Cooperates and works well with others in either one-on-one or group situations
  • Contributes actively to team objectives, takes on responsibilities and is responsible for actions
  • Must be able to work a rotating (days/nights)12-hour shift to include weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary 


  • High school diploma/GED


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently
  • Physically able to handle large tools
  • Must be able to climb on and off the equipment, ascend and descend a ladder
  • Should not have a fear of heights
  • Must be able to stand, kneel or crawl


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, retirement, 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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