Locomotive & Transload Operator (Railroad) (Elko)

Locomotive & Transload Operator (Railroad) (Elko)

02 Apr 2019

Locomotive & Transload Operator (Railroad) (Elko)

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Savage Services is seeking a new energetic team member to join our team inÂElko, NV!ÂÂHave you ever dreamed of being able to build upon your current skill set? Tired of the same old day in/day out? If so, Savage is seeking aÂTransload Operator who's primary responsibility is to safely and timely, unload, and switch rail cars to trucks within our facility.ÂÂ

This position will allow you toÂenjoy 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.

If you are interested in this position please click here to apply https://careers-savageservices.icims.com/jobs/6010/transload-operator/job

Responsibilities

Professional interaction and collaborationÂwith other Savage Team MembersÂand customers

Trans-loadÂvarious materials consisting of both hazardous and nonhazardous bulk liquids and dry bulk products

Operate a locomotive and perform rail switch operations

OperateÂtrans-loadingÂequipment including anÂair compressor, boiler system, transfer pumps, filtration units, portable conveyor system, and hand tools

Operate mobile equipment includingÂgolf carts, farm tractors, passenger vehicles, light and heavy utility vehicles

Adhere to Food Safety Standards (as defined by the US Food and Drug Administration)

Participation in hazardous material handling and safety training programs, which may require brief and occasionalÂtravel

Assist with general maintenance, clean-up, and other duties as assignedÂ

Qualifications

Ability to troubleshoot and make repairs to various types of equipment (hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, etc.)

Strong mechanical skillsÂ

AbilityÂto follow written and/or verbal instructions with minimal supervision

Ability to pass a skills test on the type of work performing

Dependability in attendance required

Ability to work Holidays and weekends as neededÂ

AbilityÂto work overtime when needed

Ability to travel to other sitesÂas neededÂ

Education/Experience

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Valid Drivers licenseÂ

Physical Requirements

Commitment to working safely at all times

Ability to be exposed to the outdoor elements

MustÂbe physically able to do the following:

Climb on and off rail-carsÂand locomotives safely

Operate rail-carÂhand brakes

Operate rail switches

Walk long distances

Consistently sit, kneel, squat, bend, stand and climb on elevated surfaces

Work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time

Lift 15 lbs. and work safely with this weight at knee, waist and shoulder level

Lift up to 50 lbs consistently throughout the course of a shift

Operate basic hand tools

Adherence to personal hygiene and grooming standards as defined by the US Food and Drug Administration

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. WeÂHire Right,ÂTrain RightÂandÂTreat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.Â

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

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