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Coal Operator

Brush, CO 80723, USA Req #578
Friday, May 15, 2020

At Savage, we pride ourselves on providing our Team Members with a focus on safety not typically seen in other companies. You will enjoy working in a 5S environment that is safe to work in and free of clutter while receiving top-notch safety training and procedures to ensure that everyone makes it home every night to their loved ones. Hire Right, Train Right, Treat Right…it’s the Savage way.

The Coal Handler's primary responsibilities include operating coal handling equipment & general labor duties including but not limited to: clean-up of equipment, work areas and grounds. The Coal Handler will report directly to the Team Leader.

These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage:

  • A culture that appreciates our Team Members
  • Uniforms and laundry service
  • Paid Time Off (“PTO”)
  • Paid holidays
  • Built in overtime 
  • Profit Sharing
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k)
  • A culture of safety
  • A commitment to helping our Team Members do things that they never dreamed possible.

Requirements of a successful Coal Operator:

    • Experience in operation of dozers, front-end loaders, excavators and other heavy equipment.
    • Must be able to safely perform the essential functions of the job without posing a direct threat to the safety of his or her own self, or the safety of others
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel a plus
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test, background, physical and reference check


    • High School or GED

    Here are some of the physical requirements of this role:

      • Be willing to work any shift, including weekends & holidays
      • Be able to wear a respirator
      • Be able to read, write and understand English
      • Have the ability to lift approximately 0-25 lbs. unassisted and regularly
      • Have the ability to lift approximately 0-50 lbs. occasionally
      • Be able to climb stairs and work at various heights
      • Have the ability to work in hot or cold environments and that contains dust 


      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

      Savage has been designated as a 2020 Military Friendly Employer. Additional information on our Veteran’s Program, “Savage Patriots” can be found at

      Having trouble with our application?  Please call 800-233-0883 for assistance.


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

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      • Job Family Skilled Player
      • Pay Type Hourly
      • Brush, CO 80723, USA