• Operator - Locomotive Switchman

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

    We are seeking a dedicated and hardworking individual for our switching operation inside PBF's Toledo, Ohio refinery. 


    • Work as a team to move railcars throughout the refinery, acting as a switchman, groundsman or locomotive operator
    • Communicate with other train crew members and other invested parties, by radio, signals or by other means to aid in the movement and operation of trains    
    • Understands critical service requirements and see they are met
    • Take an active role in safety program including attendance to all safety meetings and ensure safe behaviors of self and coworkers
    • Complete paperwork accurately
    • General Maintenance ("bolt on –bolt off")
    • Cleaning / Housekeeping
    • Ensure procedures and policies are followed 


    • Experience operating a locomotive (1+ years) preferred
    • Understands, or a willingness to learn, railroad operations and safety 
    • Ability to plan and adjust at times to meet each customer's unique needs and to maximize effectiveness 
    • Positive attitude and good team member
    • Monday-Friday - Must be able to work 2nd shift, including some weekends as needed
    • Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen, and background check. Qualifies for access into the refinery
    • Work independently with minimal supervision 
    • Work outdoors in all weather conditions: wind, snow, rain, heat 
    • Must be able to handle the physical aspects of the position: lift 50 lbs., swing a 10 lb. sledge hammer, walk several miles a day, climb, stoop, crawl and work on elevated surfaces
    • Handle problems as they arise and initiate steps to resolution 
    • Commit to Safe work practices 



    • 1+ year experience operating a locomotive preferred
    • A high school diploma, or equivalent
    • Current/valid driver license 
    • Work experience in an industrial environment preferred



    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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