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Class A CDL Driver - Night Shift

Detroit, MI, USA Req #1005
Wednesday, October 7, 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 successful CDLCandidate will safely safely operate and haul an end-dump trailer transporting petroleum coke from the Detroit Marathon Refinery to end customers. Savage Services operates as a partner with Marathon within the refinery, managing operations with respect to their petroleum coke cutting, handling, and transportation.

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

  • Local work - home every day
  • Regular working schedule Mon - Friday (plus every other Saturday)
  • Night Shift - 5PM -5AM
  • Paid by the hour with built in over time every week
  • Uniforms and cold weather gear provided with laundry service
  • $150 annual steel toe boot allowance
  • $125 annual safety glass allowance
  • A culture of safety
  • A fleet of trucks less than 4 years old  
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match, Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays
Here is what you will be doing 
  • Driver will safely transport petroleum coke from the Detroit Marathon refinery to assigned destination locations (i.e. a series of dedicated haul routes)
  • Driver will operate end-dump trailers at customer destination
  • Driver will assist the operation in additional tasks deemed necessary to meet customer expectations
  • Driver will timely and accurately report maintenance issues to the maintenance crew

Requirements of a successful CDL Driver

  • Class A CDL with doubles endorsement required
  • 2+ years driving experience
  • Must currently possess—or be able to obtain—a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Driver must successfully pass Savage's road test, which will include a proper pre- and post-trip inspection of the trucks
  • No serious moving violations in the past three years including: DUI or DWI; Failure to report an accident; Negligent homicide arising out of the use of a motor vehicle; Operating a motor vehicle while under suspension or revocation
  • Must show a basic knowledge of DOT regulations as determined in interviews
  • Ideal candidate will have experience in an industrial or refinery setting 
  • End-dump or Michigan doubles experience preferred
  • Double trailer (gravel train) experience preferred

Here are some of the physical requirements of this role

  • Ability to physically handle large tools and equipment (60 lbs.), climb on and off the equipment, ascend and descend ladders, and should not have a fear of heights.
  • Abilibty to work outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions
  • Ability to carry at least sixty (60) pounds

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

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
  • Detroit, MI, USA