• Transload Operator

    Location(s) USA-LA-Westlake
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    12 hours
    General Labor
  • Overview

    Savage Services is seeking a energetic new team member to join our team.  Have you been looking for an opportunity to expand upon your current skill set?  If so, Savage is seeking a Transload Operator who's primary responsibility is to safely and timely unload railcars to trucks within the Lotte refinery. 


    This position will allow you to enjoy a full package of BENEFITS, including medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, retirement plan, paid time off, growth opportunities and life insurance plans.


    • Ability to load and unload petroleum products
    • Conduct railcar inspection, pre-loading activities, connecting hoses and other loading appliances, spot and respot railcars
    • Ability to follow developed procedures
    • Professional interaction and collaboration with other Savage Team Members and customers
    • Participation in safety training programs, which may require brief and occasional travel
    • Assist with maintenance, clean-up, and other maintenance duties as assigned


    • Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions with minimal supervision
    • Ability to perform basic maintenance
    • Basic computer skills
    • Ability to pass all tests associated with job related coursework (this includes but is not limited to: OSHA, HazMat and FRA related courses)
    • Dependability in attendance required
    • Ability to work Holidays and weekends as needed 
    • Ability to work overtime when needed
    • Ability to travel to other sites as needed  


    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 
    • TWIC Card or abillity to to qualify and possess 
    • Industrial enviornment experience preferred
    • Valid Drivers License

    Physical Requirements

    • Commitment to working safely at all times
    • Ability to be exposed to the outdoor elements
    • Must be physically able to do the following:
      • Climb on and off railcars and locomotives safely
      • Operate railcar hand brakes
      • Operate rail switches
      • Walk long distances
      • Consistently bend, stoop, kneel, and climb on elevated surfaces
      • Work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time
      • Lift up to 50 lbs consistently throughout the course of a shift
      • Operate basic hand tools
      • Wear required PPE

    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 Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.


    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace. 


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