Savage Services

Operator - Coal

Job ID
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
General Labor


The Coal Facility Operator primary responsibilities include general labor duties including but not limited to clean-up of equipment, work areas and grounds. Operate and perform general maintenance on equipment and grounds keeping. Unload Unit Trains and operate the coal handling system.  The Coal Facility Operator 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
  • Operate a UP locomotive
  • Operates water truck
  • Lifts approximately 0-50 lbs. occasionally
  • Lifts approximately 0-25 lbs. unassisted and regularly
  • Climbs stairs and work at various heights
  • Wears a respirator
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to pass a detailed background check
  • The ability to work from written and 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
  • Able to work rotating shifts and overtime as required
  • Can follow all rules and procedures as outlines by Savage


  • High School or GED
  • Equipment experience would be a plus

Physical Requirements:
Successful candidates must be willing to work any shift, including weekends.  These positions require the willingness and ability to work at heights as well as climbing stairs, lift up to 50 pounds, and work in an environment containing coal dust and in hot or cold environments.  Must have the ability and willingness to perform the essential physical functions of the position.
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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