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Equipment Operator - Part Time

Point Tupper, NS B0E, Canada Req #9297
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Savage  Canac Corporation is hiring a Material Handling - Laborer this is an entry-level position with opportunities for future growth.  Primary responsibilities include general labor duties, but not limited to clean-up of equipment, work areas and grounds. Perform general maintenance on equipment, operate the coal handling systems.  

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

  • Local work, home every day
  • culture  that appreciates Team Members
  • Paid Time Off ("PTO") and Paid holidays
  • Profit Sharing
  • RRSP Retirement 
  • Opportunities for growth 

Here is what you will be doing

  • Must be willing to learn:
    • and eventually, be able to operate a conveyor system to transport dry bulk products
    • how to operate heavy equipment (loaders skid steer and excavators)
  • Must be willing to learn and eventually be able to unload trains
  • Occasionally lift/push/pull objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Routinely climb stairs and ladders and work at various heights
  • Wear a respirator and all required personal protective equipment (job dependent)
  • Participate in all daily/monthly safety and communications meetings
  • Shovel, sweep, and wash with hoses as directed 

What we need from you

  • Must adhere to all safety policies and procedures and understand a worker’s right to stop work when potential safety hazards threaten oneself or others or damage to company assets
  • Ability to work rotating 10 and/or 12-hour shifts and overtime as directed, routinely reporting for shifts and adhering to work schedules
  • Ability to change the schedule as needed for operational needs
  • Must be willing and motivated to learn additional skill sets as directed 
  • High school diploma or GED 

What we need from you

  • This position works primarily in an outdoor environment with minimal to high concentrations of coal dust
  • Must be able to work in extreme weather such as; wind, heat, and cold
  • Must have the ability and willingness to perform the essential physical functions of the position
  • Work at heights as well as climbing stairs and ladders
  • Lifting or moving objects over 50 pounds must be accomplished by either using extra manpower or machine-assisted lifting techniques
  • Required to wear proper personal protective equipment as the environment and the position dictates
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
Location on Google Maps
  • Point Tupper, NS B0E, Canada