Loader Operator/Pipe Inspector

Location(s) USA-ND-Trenton
Job ID
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Skilled Labor


Savage Services has immediate opportunities for Loader/Inspector in Trenton, ND. Competitive pay and benefits!!  


Savage offers great benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.


Unload and load railcars and trucks with pipe used in the oil well drilling process using 20,000 lbs. capacity forklifts or Pettibone.  Responsible for cleaning, housekeeping, snow removal, etc., in the pipe yard. Will also perform ispection services, and perform minor repairs and cleaning to the equipment and facilities, keeping them in safe condition.


Please read on for additional details.




  • Perform pre- and post-inspection on all equipment operated
  • Perform Job safety analyses and attend safety meetings
  • Help maintain inventory of supplies and/or shop equipment
  • Ensure receiving and shipping paper work is accurate and verified
  • Inventory tracking and ensuring proper delivery
  • General Maintenance ("bolt on –bolt off") 
  • Cleaning / Housekeeping, snow removal and initiation of steps to resolution 
  • Commit to Safe work practices through situational awareness, following standard operating procedures, receiving constructive criticism and watching out for the health and wellness of others
  • Comply with all safety standards
  • Partner with the maintenance team to ensure the facility operates smoothly
  • Ensure all activities are accurately documented
  • Handle problems as they arise and initiate steps to resolution 



  • Stable work history, preferably in an industrial environment
  • Passed all tests according to written Savage procedures
  • A sound understanding or aptitude to learn pipe transloading and inspection 
  • Understands, or willing to learn, railroad operations and safety 
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision 
  • Committed to working safely at all times including a commitment to the policies and procedures of the operation
  • Able to read and understand operating procedures; ability to read, understand and follow field inspection criteria accordina to all API inspection manuals
  • Ability to operate and move equipment around the yard and shop
  • Flexibility and ability to work on various shop, maintenance, and yard tasks
  • 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 be able to attend and pass all tests associated with job related coursework. This includes, but it not limited to: OSHA, Safe land, H2S Awareness.  Strong commitment to safety  
  • Ability to work a night shift
  • Ability to work some weekends, and be on call



  • Stable work history, preferably in an industrial environment
  • High School Education or equivalent

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to complete the physical aspects of the job including heights, crawling, walking long distances on uneven terrain, etc. 
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions: extreme wind, snow, rain, heat and cold 
  • Able to routinely lift 50-lbs


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 RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.



Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.


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







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