• Operator

    Location(s) USA-LA-St. James
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    General Labor
  • Overview

    Are you tired of the same old job, day in and day out?

    Maybe it's time to join a Team where every day brings something new and exciting!


    In addition to an excellent Benefit package, that includes, QUARTERLY BONUSES, PROFIT SHARING, PAID TIME OFF, medical, dental, vision, short & long-term disability, life insurance plans, and retirement plans, the successful candidate will have opportunities for career advancement.




    The primary responsibility of the Operator will be to receive and handle shipments of sulphur via semi-trucks and prill vessels.  Secondary responsibility is to provide maintenance and repairs on-site to equipment/assets and assist with projects as needed.


    • Operate sulphur priller
    • Operate process equipment
    • Perform routine maintenance on equipment
    • Equipment operation (skidsteer, conveyors, loaders, etc.)
    • Perform inventory management
    • Complete logs/documentation as it relates to monitoring/operating process equipment


    • Ideal candidate will have experience in one or more of the following areas:

      • Sulphur or Petroleum Coke Handling
      • Heavy Equipment Operation
      • Electrical Troubleshooting
      • Conveyor Maintenance
      • Boilermaker
      • Pipe Fitter/ Welder
    • Detail oriented
    • Able to work outdoors year round in all conditions
    • Possess excellent mechanical skills
    • Learn new skills that will help you perform job safer, better and more efficiently
    • Must have exceptional aptitude to learn and abide by processes /procedures and conduct numerous transfers of hazardous materials each days
    • Proven experience as Supervisor or relevant role
    • Maintenance experience/ mechanically inclined with electrical troubleshooting experience from demanding environments that require the ability to troubleshoot and/or repair equipment failures of a large scale
    • Must live within a 50 mile radius from the Operation( St. James, Louisiana)


    • Read, write and comprehend English
    • Must have strong mechanical skills, experience working with your hands
    • Prior experience handling materials or refinery bi-products a plus


    Physical Requirements

    • Be able to walk several miles per day
    • Be able to lift 50 lbs without assistance
    • Be able to climb/stoop/crawl
    • Be able to work on elevated surfaces
    • Must be prepared to respond to callouts 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.



    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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