• Maintenance Mechanic

    Location(s) USA-ND-Trenton
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    To be discussed in interviews
    Skilled Labor
  • Overview


    Savage Services, a supply chain and logistics company, has an immediate opening for a Facility Maintenance Mechanic at our Trenton, ND Railport operation.


    Work as a member of the Savage Services Maintenance Team responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing mechanical equipment for the Bakken Petroleum Rail Hub in Trenton, North Dakota.  This position schedule is two-weeks on/two-weeks off, so there is no need to relocate to North Dakota.


    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!


    Please read on for additional details.


    • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices
    • Participate in the company safety team, and build Savage’s Culture of Safety
    • Performing PM work in accordance with Savage Standards
    • Keep the warehouse and work area clean and organized
    • Learn and partner with the Maintenance Manager to utilize the CMMS system as a tool of organization and preventative maintenance record keeping
    • Become knowledgeable in all aspects of the operation as it pertains to the Maintenance Mechanic Position
    • Understand the equipment and perform repairs as needed
    • Support other areas of operation, as deemed by the Maintenance Manager, even in areas outside typical mechanical duties



    • Understands industrial equipment as it pertains to material handling
    • Understanding of conveyor systems preferred but not required
    • Experience working with a Fire Systems in an industrial setting
    • Be willing to work with operations and other maintenance team members to achieve the operations critical objectives
    • Ability to learn Locomotive Maintenance, services and repairs
    • Machining background preferred
    • Drug Free and able to pass a criminal background check
    • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical blueprints preferred
    • Knowledge and experience using a CMMS system
    • Excellent communication skills: written and spoken
    • Effective interfacing with internal leadership, direct reports, external vendors and other team members
    • Self-starter capable of working independently
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and carry critical projects to completion
    • The successful candidate will have a value system that matches up with the culture that we embrace
    • Must be willing to work a two weeks on two weeks off schedule and will required to be available for call-outs during the days that you are scheduled to be working


    • Certified welder is preferred or able to certify within 1 month of hire
    • Certified or licensed machinist is preferred
    • Experience with diesel power equipment is preferred
    • 2 years experience in Industrial Maintenance



    Physical Requirements

    • Will be on your feel for extended periods of time throughout the day
    • Much of the facility is outdoors, with some work indoors. As such, the Maintenance Electrician will be subjected to the extreme elements: heat, wind, cold, snow, humidity, etc.
    • The work site is an industrial facility and will require someone who can work safely around this type of environment, as well as ensure compliance to strict OSHA, DOT-pipeline, and FRA regulations
    • Will also be subjected to rigorous physical activities that include: climbing stairs, climbing ladders, stooping, bending, crawling, maneuvering in tight spaces, walking or standing the majority of the day, regularly lifting heavy tools/parts and more.
    • Ability to lift 100 pounds


    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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