Railroad Trackman

Location(s) USA-UT-Midvale
Job ID
2018-3763
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
General Labor

Overview

Have you been looking for an opportunity to travel while you work?  Savage is looking for a Track Laborer to join our team in the Salt Lake City area who's primary responsibilities include general labor duties including but not limited to track construction and maintenance, equipment and tool maintenance, inventory, clean-up of work area grounds and company assets.

 

* You will be traveling about 70% * 

 

This position will allow you to enjoy a full package of BENEFITS, including medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, retirement plan, paid time off, growth opportunities and life insurance plans.

Responsibilities

  • Operate powered and specialized railroad tools 
  • Professional interaction and collaboration with other Savage Team Members and customers
  • Participation in safety training programs, which may require brief and occasional travel
  • Assist with maintenance, clean-up, and other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to pass a skills test on the type of work performing
  • Dependability in attendance required
  • Ability to work Holidays and weekends as needed 
  • Ability to work rotating shift schedule and overtime when needed
  • Ability to travel at least 70% 

Education/Experience

  • High School or GED
  • Valid Drivers License required
  • Railroad construction experience preferred but not required
  • Heavy equipment operating experience a plus 

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 50 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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