Assistant Manager

USA-TX-Pasadena
Job ID
2018-3648
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
M-F either nights or days (possible rotating shifts)
Category
Operations Leadership

Overview

Are you looking for an opportunity to grow in your railroad career?  Savage is looking for Team Member who is responsible for assisting with the leadership of a specialized team in planning, organizing and managing day to day operations.   Ensuring rail-car switching is done in a safe, environmentally friendly, and efficient manner. 

 

This position offers a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off, growth opportunities and more!

Responsibilities

  • Operate locomotive, railcar switching, loading, inspect railcars, perform air brake inspections and perform minor track maintenance
  • Assist with maintenance, clean-up, and other duties as assigned
  • Professional interaction and collaboration with other Savage Team Members and customers
  • Ability to work rotating shift schedule and overtime when needed
  • Participation in safety training programs, which may require brief and occasional travel

Qualifications

  • Experience and knowledge with;
    • Industrial plant operations and switching operations
    • Locomotive trouble shooting and operating
    • Rail-car; cleaning, loading, minor repair/inspection, switching
    • Forklift Certified
    • OSHA, 1910 General Industry
    • HAZMAT Training/HM126
  • Proficient in Microsoft office  
  • Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions with minimal supervision

Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2 years of “in-plant” switching experience preferred but not required

Physical Requirements

  • Commitment to working safely at all times
  • Ability to be exposed to the outdoor elements
  • Must be physically able to do the following:
  • Climb on and off rail-cars and locomotives safely
  • Operate rail-car hand brakes
    • Operate rail switches
    • Walk long distances
    • Consistently bend, stoop kneel and climb on elevated surfaces
    • Work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time
    • Lift up to 75 lbs consistently throughout the course of a shift
    • Operate basic hand tools
    • Wear required PPE

With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

 

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

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