• Operator - Utility/Bargeman

    Location(s) USA-LA-Garyville
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    12 hour shifts, rotating day and nights
    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, 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 Utility and Barge Operator will be responsible for safely performing the basic tasks required to move petroleum coke at the Marathon Refinery in Garyville, LA.  


    • Follow proper safety rules and operating procedures to support zero tolerance safety objectives
    • Load / Unload and move railcars
    • Load coke into barges by operating barge haul system and associated bulk material handling equipment
    • Operate conveyor, crusher, silo & loading chute
    • Operate drum-un-heading equipment with assistance from certified unheader
    • Complete and maintain required daily paperwork
    • Perform general cleanup 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
    • Assist Maintenance personnel, as needed
    • Occasionally work in areas outside of your normal duties, when instructed by Supervision


    • Must have a current TWIC card at the time of application 
    • Experience in material handling systems (Conveyors and Feeders)
    • 1 year refinery, plant or industrial experience
    • Be able to read, write and understand English and follow written and/or verbal instructions
    • Environmental & Safety awareness
    • Cooperates and works well with others in either one-on-one or group situations
    • Contributes actively to team objectives, takes on responsibilities and is responsible for actions
    • Must be able to work a rotating (days/nights)12-hour shift to include weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary 


    • High school diploma/GED


    Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently
    • Physically able to handle large tools
    • Must be able to climb on and off the equipment, ascend and descend a ladder
    • Should not have a fear of heights
    • Must be able to stand, kneel or crawl


    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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