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Transload Operator - Blaine, WA

Blaine, WA, USA Req #9296
Friday, November 18, 2022

Are you looking for a company that values you for the work you do?  Our Transload Operators come to Savage Services 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”.  

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

  • culture that appreciates our Team Members
  • We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included)
  • $150/year steel toe boot allowance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Profit Sharing
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match

Here is what you will be doing: 

  • Daily loading and unloading of crude oil trains.
  • Ability to understand and follow operating procedures and policies
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate railcar loading systems and equipment
  • Ability to perform work safely and productively
  • Ability and interested in being cross trained on all functions at facility
  • Strong work ethic
  • Keeps work area clean
  • Is not afraid to ask questions
  • Attention to detail
  • Accurately fill out all necessary paperwork
  • Enforces safety policies and procedures with other employees and visitors
  • Ability to perform general maintenance on equipment
  • Assist with other duties within the facility (general maintenance, landscape upkeep and painting)
  • Interact with customers, railroad crews, other Team Members and visitors
  • Understands customer needs 

Requirements of a successful Transload Operator

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 
  • Read, write, and understand English
  • Basic math skills
  • Computer skills (light data entry)
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Capable to learn how to operate and maintain railcar/trans loading equipment (e.g., Hoses, portable conveyors, transfer pumps, portable stair systems, small to medium sized equipment, etc.)
  • Ability and willingness to travel to other transload terminals to assist when necessary; may be for up to a week at a time 

Here are some of the physical requirements for this role: 

  • Physically able to climb up and down railcars/ladders safely
  • Willing to receive general safety training
  • Ability to work outside in ALL weather conditions (snow, rain, sub-freezing temps)
  • Willing to work with liquid hazardous and dry bulk materials
  • Can carry at least fifty (50) pounds
  • In good physical condition (able to walk one (1) to two (2) miles per shift) 
Additional Information:
Savage has been designated as a 2022 Military Friendly Employer.
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.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $22.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $23.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Blaine, WA, USA