• Tire Maintenance and Facilities Helper

    Location(s) USA-MD-Oakland
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    General Labor
  • Overview

    Are you looking for an opportunity with a growing company?  We are currently seeking a Tire Maintenance and Facilities Helper for our operation in 

    Oakland, MD.


    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.


    Please read on for additional details.


    • Change out tires in the shop, yard, field and roadside on service calls
    • Mount tires to rims and ensure there is an adequate inventory of prepared tires
    • Measure tread depth and monitor tire wear keeping the fleet up to Savage and D.O.T. standards
    • Perform minor repairs and cleaning to the equipment and facilities keeping them in a safe condition
    • Preform tire maintenance at the most economical, cost effective manner, while taking into account operating life, safety, and replacement considerations
    • Make proper flat repairs, wheel cleaning, wheel inspection and valve stem replacement
    • Perform pre and post trip inspections, as required
    • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
    • Maintain a good attendance record
    • Work weekends as scheduled
    • May have the opportunity to participate in the Safety Specialist program; this would most likely require travel to other locations.
    • Work alongside mechanics, managers, drivers and other office personnel as a good team member
    • Responsible for overall shop & office area cleanliness including restrooms
    • Respond to requests that will assist location's team members in carrying out their job more efficiently by running errands and moving items to, from, and around location


    • Experience in a maintenance shop or industrial environment preferred, but not required
    • Previous tire experience preferred, but not required
    • Able to work safely in adverse conditions: summer heat, freezing conditions, snow, wet (washing trucks), etc.
    • Driving record acceptable to Savage
    • Comply with all safety standards
    • Complete duties in a timely manner as assigned
    • Attend communication meetings and safety training as scheduled
    • Complete required for services, warranty work, etc.
    • Pass drug/alcohol test
    • Be able to read, write, speak and understand English and follow written and/or verbal instructions
    • Operate or move equipment around the yard and shop
    • Flexibility and ability to work on various shop, maintenance and yard tasks
    • Environmental awareness
    • Gives attention to detail
    • Self-starter and works with little or no supervision
    • Self-directed and motivated to exceed expectations
    • Strong commitment to safety
    • Good customer service skills
    • Reliable
    • Honesty and Integrity
    • Sense of urgency



    • High School Diploma/GED
    • 1+ years applicable experience


    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to work in adverse conditions (heat and cold); time is split between a shop and outdoor environment
    • 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 pounds

    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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