• Railroad Transload Operator

    Location(s) USA-NJ-Elizabeth
    Job ID
    2018-4217
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    Monday - Friday
    Category
    General Labor
  • Overview

    We are seeking a new team member to join our team in Elizabeth, NJ! Have you ever dreamed of being able to build upon your current skill set? Tired of the same old day in/day out? If so, Savage is seeking a Transload Operator who's primary responsibility is to safely and timely, unload rail cars to trucks within our customer's facility. 

     

    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

    • Ability to operate transloading equipment: 
      • air compressor
      • boiler system
      • transfer pumps
      • filtration units
      • hand tools
    • Ability to operate mobile equipment:  
      • Golf Carts
      • Farm Tractors
      • Passenger Vehicles
    • Ability to transload various food grade materials:
      • HazMat
      • Non-Haz liquids 
      • Dry Materials
    • Perform rail car inspections
    • Professional interaction and collaboration with other Savage Team Members and customers
    • Participation in hazardous material handling and 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 overtime when needed
    • Ability to travel to other sites as needed  

    Education/Experience

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent  
    • Valid Drivers License

    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 RightTrain 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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