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Material Operator

Tooele, UT 84074, USA Req #997
Monday, October 5, 2020

Are you looking for a company that values you for the work you do?  Our Transload 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”.    

As a Transload Operator for Savage your primary responsibility is to safely and timely unload rail cars to trucks (consisting of a variety of bulk liquid and dry products) in Tooele, UT.  

  • We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included)
  • $80/year steel toe boot allowance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Profit Sharing
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match
  • Opportunities for growth! 

Responsibilities 

  • Professional interaction and collaboration with other Savage Team Members and customers
  • Able to troubleshoot and make repairs to various types of equipment (hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, etc.)
  • Assist with maintenance, clean-up, and other duties as assigned 
  • Ability to trans-load various food grade materials - food grade, feed grade, plastics, hazmat, non haz liquids, dry materials
  • Ability to operate trans-loading equipment - Air compressor, boiler system, transfer pumps, filtration units, portable conveyor system, hand tools
  • Ability to operate mobile equipment - golf 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 occasional travel
Qualifications 
  • Strong mechanical skills 
  • Ability to 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 needed 
  • Ability to work overtime when needed
  • Ability to travel to other sites as needed 

Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid Drivers license 

Physical Requirements

  • Commitment to working safely at all times
  • Ability to be exposed to the outdoor elements
  • Must be physically able to do the following:
    • Climb on and off rail-cars and locomotives safely
    • Operate rail-car hand 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. 
    • Respirators may be required due to the nature of our work therefore a clean shaven face is required to assure proper fit and use of safety equipment 
    • Wear required PPE

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/.


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


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Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Tooele, UT 84074, USA