• Operator - Petroleum Coke

    Location(s) USA-KS-El Dorado
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    General Labor
  • Overview

    The primary responsibility of the Petroleum Coke Operator includes heavy equipment operation to be responsible for safely performing the basic tasks required to move petroleum coke at our El Dorado, Kansas operation.


    • Follow proper safety rules and operating procedures to support zero tolerance safety objective
    • Operate/maintain Petroleum Coke Handling System that consists of working with a PLC controlled conveyor system which includes; daily operating of the conveyor/crusher system, daily inspection, clean-up after use (using 150 psi water system), maintenance, minor trouble shooting capability – mechanical aptitude a must
    • Operate/maintain heavy equipment including frontend loaders, skid steers, dump trucks. Water truck, Large excavators with (clam shell bucket), and other mobile equipment (Preferred having CDL License)
    • Complete and maintain required daily paperwork
    • Housekeeping duties, including keeping offices, restrooms, break rooms and work rooms clean and tidy
    • Assist Maintenance personnel, as needed
    • Occasionally work in areas outside of your normal duties, when instructed by Supervision
    • Physically able to handle large tools, climb on and off the equipment, ascend and descend ladders, and should not have a fear of heights
    • Take an active role in our safety program including attendance to all safety meetings and ensure safe behaviors of self and subordinates


    • 1 year refinery, plant or industrial experience
    • Able to read, write and understand English and follow written and/or verbal instructions
    • Environmental & Safety awareness
    • Cooperates and works well with others in either one-on-one or group situations
    • Contributes actively to team objectives, takes on responsibilities and is responsible for actions
    • Must be able to work a rotating (days/nights)12-hour shift to include weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary (Hands On)

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to walk long distances
    • Must be able to climb ladders/steps and work at elevated heights
    • Must be able to stand, stoop and crawl
    • Must be able to lift 50lbs frequently


    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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