• Operator - Petroleum Coke, $60K+/yr (Entry level) and more for (Experienced) Operators

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

    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.



    Savage Services Corporation, an established materials management company, is seeking a Petroleum Coke Operator who will be responsible for safely performing the basic tasks required to move petroleum coke at the Delayed Coker Unit in the Baytown ExxonMobil Refinery. 




    Include but are not limited to the following:

    • Must understand and abide by all safety rules in place by both Savage and the customer
    • Maintain good relations and open communication with coworkers and management via radio and other proper means
    • Operation of the drum-un-heading equipment, including a Hahn & Clay device
    • Operation of the DCU Coke Cutting (decoking) Equipment
    • Operation of the DCU Overhead Bridge Crane for coke movement and load out
    • Operation of a crusher, conveyor, and railcar loading system
    • Loading, unloading, and indexing of railcars
    • Loading coke into barges by operating barge haul system, loading chute, and associated conveyors
    • Operation of a locomotive and coordinate/perform rail switching activities
    • Support the Savage S7 Delivery System
    • Complete and maintain required daily inspection/PM paperwork
    • Complete minor Preventive Maintenance services on customer and company owned equipment
    • Assist Maintenance personnel, as needed
    • Be physically able to handle large tools, safely climb on and off the equipment, ascend and descend ladders, and should not have a fear of heights
    • Perform general cleanup of entire DCU and Load-out Shed including, but not limited to, keeping the ground clear of spilled coke and washing down equipment
    • Housekeeping duties; including keeping offices, restrooms, break rooms and work rooms clean and tidy
    • Must be willing to perform any other tasks assigned by management


    Must be able to work a rotating (days/nights) 12-hour shift to include weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary

    Must have a current Driver's License

    Must have or be able to obtain a TWIC card


    The Ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas:

    • Loading of bulk materials into barges or ships
    • Unheading and Decoking activities in a refinery Delayed Coker Unit
    • Operation of locomotive and rail switching activities
    • Operation of conveyors, crushers, and material handling equipment
    • Operation of a large overhead bridge crane
    • Refinery or Industrial Plant Operations: experience with high safety standards and regulations associated with hazardous industrial plant environments




    • High School Diploma / GED



    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
    • Must be able to work in all types of inclement weather conditions

    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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