• Operator - Plant & Field

    Location(s) USA-MD-Oakland
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Afternoons. Could be required to work days, afternoons, or nights, holidays, and some weekends
    General Labor
  • Overview

    Savage Services Corp has an immediate opening for a Plant & Field Operator for our Oakland, MD Operation!


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


    The Plant & Field Operator's primary responsibilities are to safely and professionally operate and maintain the equipment, loading and unloading facilities in order to meet the customer demands.


    Please read on to learn more!




    • Operate and maintain the unloading system
    • Operate and maintain the Blending Yard System
    • Operate dozer/loader to move coal and feeder conveyor
    • Able to work rotating shifts and overtime as required
    • Start up, monitor, and shutdown equipment in accordance with applicable safety and environmental practices and policies
    • Complete visual and daily safety inspection of equipment to ensure safe operations
    • Operates equipment safely and efficiently to limit downtime and minimize costs
    • Performs routine maintenance such as lubricating, fueling and cleaning
    • Knowledge of operation of multiple pieces of equipment
    • Willing to receive training and get required MSHA certifications where required
    • Maintain the immediate grounds, roadways & facilities with the appropriate snow removal equipment (and other areas as requested)
    • Perform other duties as requested
    • Wear proper PPE


    • Experience in operation of dozers, front end loaders, excavators, and other heavy equipment
    • Attention to detail & problem solving skills
    • Very organized with the ability to multi-task
    • Required to work days, nights, holidays and weekends as needed in order to fulfill our customer's requirements
    • Self-motivated and proactive
    • 18 years of age or older
    • Basic computer skills
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel a plus
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Able to read, write and understand basic English
    • Experience in operation of dozers, front-end loaders, excavators and other heavy equipment
    • The ability to work from written and verbal instructions
    • Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, and adhere to required work schedules


    • High School or GED 


    Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to stand, walk, crawl and kneel 
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently
    • Able to climb stairs and work at various heights
    • Able to wear a respirator

    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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