• Operator - Transload

    Location(s) USA-WA-Blaine
    Job ID
    2018-4273
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    5 on, 2 off, 2 on, 5 off.
    Category
    General Labor
  • Overview

    TRANSLOAD OPERATOR POSITION AVAILABLE!

     

    Savage Services Corporation in Blaine, WA, is currently hiring!  Great pay and benefits! 

     

    We offer competitive benefits that include; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for future growth.

     

    Read on for additional information.....and visit our website - www.savageservices.com/careers

     

    The Transload Operator's primary responsibility is to safely unload and switch railcars in a timely manner. 

    Responsibilities

    • The position of Transload Operator is responsible for the daily unloading of materials 
    • Ability to understand and follow operating procedures and policies
    • Ability to operate or learn to operate railcar loading systems and equipment
    • Ability to operate or learn to operate Class 1 locomotives
    • Ability to perform or learn to perform switch operations
    • Ability to perform work safely and productively
    • Ability and interested in being cross trained on all functions at facility
    • Strong work ethic
    • Willingness to follow procedures
    • Keeps work area clean
    • Is not afraid to ask questions
    • Can accurately fill out all necessary paperwork
    • Enforces safety policies and procedures with other employees and visitors
    • Ability to perform general maintenance on equipment
    • Assist with handyman duties within the facility (general maintenance, landscape upkeep & painting)
    • Interact with other team members
    • Interact with plant people, railroad crews, and visitors
    • Understands customer needs 

     

    Qualifications

    Requirements/Qualifications

    • Must be able to obtain a TWIC card
    • Read, write, and understand English
    • Basic math skills
    • Computer skills (light data entry)
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Capable to learn how to operate and maintain Class 1 Power Units (no CDL required), Railcar/trans loading equipment (e.g., Hoses, portable conveyors, transfer pumps, portable stair systems, small to medium sized equipment, etc.)

     

    Education/Experience

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent


    Physical Requirements

    • Physically able to climb up and down railcars/ladders safely
    • Willing to receive general safety training
    • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
    • Willing to work with liquid non-hazardous & dry bulk materials
    • Can carry at least fifty (50) pounds
    • In good physical condition (able to walk one (1) to two (2) miles per shift) 

     

    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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