• Utility

    Location(s) USA-MI-Melvindale
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    M-F, ~8 hours per day, approximately 40 hours/week
    General Labor
  • Overview

    Savage Services Detroit Handling operation is seeking to fill a Utility position at our handling unit within the Marathon Refinery in Detroit Michigan. A Utility worker must be able to work on/around heights, ladders, conveyor systems, and moving equipment. Maintain a safe/clean work environment at all times. Operate machinery such as a bobcat and forklift. 


    • Maintain good and open communication with Crane Operator, Supervision, Managers and Maintenance Personnel via radio and other proper means
    • Help and assist maintenance personnel with equipment maintenance as needed
    • Ensure the cleanliness of the facility in coordination with the operators
    • Maintain clean work space by removing trash and debris from all areas of responsibility including structures, break rooms, vehicles, etc.
    • Complete all necessary documentation as required including JHA’s, permits, log entries, audit sheet, daily check sheets, etc.
    • Learn other positions as time permits
    • When qualified fill in operations positions as needed (Move up)


    • Maintenance: mechanically inclined and have worked in jobs that require you to have ability to trouble shoot or fix mechanical breakdowns
    • Refinery or Industrial Plant Operations: experience with high safety standards and dangers of working in these types of environments a plus
    • Operation of conveyors, silos, cranes, heavy machinery and load out systems a plus
    • Ability to work outside in any condition
    • We operate 24/7, flexibility to work a rotating schedule including weekends and holidays if needed
    • Ability to cross train and learn other positions (load out, coke cutting & bridge crane) in the plant when opportunities arise
    • Be self-motivated with the ability to work alone or in groups



    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Experience with applying safety regulations and written procedures within a refinery or chemical plant is a plus

    Physical Requirements:

    • Cannot be afraid of heights
    • Ability to climb and descend ladders
    • Pass a drug screen (we have a random program)
    • Pass a fit test for a respirator
    • Pass a physical to get certified to wear a SCBA

    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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