Coal Handler

Location(s) USA-CO-Pueblo
Job ID
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
General Labor


The Coal Handler 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 Handler 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
  • Operates locomotive
  • Able to lift approximately 0-50 lbs. occasionally
  • Able to climb stairs and work at various heights
  • Able to read, write and understand Basic English
  • Able to wear a respirator
  • Able to work rotating shifts and overtime as required
  • Startup, monitor, and shutdown equipment in accordance with applicable safety and environmental practices and policies
  • Completes visual and daily safety inspection of equipment to ensure safe operations
  • Performs shift inspection of equipment and communicate potential repair issues to shop mechanic
  • Operates equipment safely and efficiently to limit downtime and minimize costs
  • Performs routine maintenance such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning
  • Knowledge of operation of multiple pieces of equipment
  • Performs other tasks as instructed by supervisor


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Experience in operation of dozers, front-end loaders, excavators and other heavy equipment.
  • 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
  • Can follow all rules and procedures as outlines by Savage


  • High School Diploma/GED

Physical Requirements

  • Must be physically able to handle heavy parts and pieces of equipment
  • Climb on and off the equipment
  • Physically demanding work will be a daily function of this position
  • Must be able to climb, crawl, and position their body in such a way that they can perform their required duties
  • This person should be able to frequently 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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