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Heavy Equipment Operator/Laborer

Port Arthur, TX, USA Req #800
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

SAVAGE IS HIRING!!! Are you looking for a company that values you for the work you do?  Our Equipment Operators come to Savage for the challenge, growth and focus on safety, but they stay because of the outstanding culture that exists here.  Our company was founded on processing and transporting materials for our customers. We understand and respect our Team Members as the lifeblood of what we do.  Team Members are encouraged to find a better way and are enabled to “do things they never dreamed possible”.  

The successful Equipment Operator / Laborer candidate will safely perform the basic tasks required to load, unload and move petroleum coke at the PABTEX Facility and Terminal located in Port Arthur, TX.  

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

  • We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included)
  • Steel Toe Boot Allowance $150/semi annual
  • Paid Holidays
  • Profit Sharing
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match

Here is what you will be doing 

  • Follow proper safety rules and operating procedures to support zero tolerance safety objectives
  • Operate/maintain heavy equipment including front end loaders, dozers, backhoes, ship loader, conveyors, Stacker/reclaimer,  rail cars, locomotives and other mobile equipment
  • Complete and maintain required daily paperwork
  • Housekeeping duties, including shoveling, washing down of work areas, and keeping offices, restrooms, break rooms and work rooms clean and tidy
  • Assist Maintenance personnel, as needed and directed
  • Occasionally work in areas outside of your normal duties, when instructed by Supervision

Requirements of a successful Equipment Operator 

  • Must have the ability to obtain a TWIC card
  • Be able to read, write and understand English and follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Physically able to handle large tools, climb on and off the equipment, ascend and descend ladders, and should not have a fear of heights
  • Possess Environmental & Safety awareness
  • Must be able to work a rotating (days/nights)12-hour shift to include weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary
  • High School or GED
  • 1 year refinery, plant or industrial experience
  • Occasionally work in areas outside of your normal duties
  • Savage is a Military Friendly Employer - Previous military experience and proven ability to follow procedures is a plus

Here are some of the physical requirements for this role                   

  • Equipment Operators are routinely required to work outdoors and as a result are exposed to the elements
  • Physically able to handle large tools, climb on and off the equipment, ascend and descend ladders, and should not have a fear of heights 

Savage has been designated as a 2020 Military Friendly Employer. Additional information on our Veteran’s Program, “Savage Patriots” can be found at https://www.savageservices.com/careers-for-veterans/.


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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For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (800) 233-0883 or talentacquisition@savageservices.com.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Port Arthur, TX, USA