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Transload / Locomotive Operator - Anacortes, WA

Anacortes, WA 98221, USA Req #9883
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
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 d 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”.


Savage Services Corporation in Anacortes, WA, is currently hiring!  Great pay and benefits! 

We offer competitive benefits that include; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for future growth.
Pay Range $22.00 to $27.00 Per hour 


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The Transload Operator's primary responsibility is to safely unload and switch railcars in a timely manner. 

  • The position of Transload Operator is responsible for the daily unloading of materials consisting of a variety of bulk liquids
  • Ability to understand and follow operating procedures and policies
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate railcar loading systems and equipment
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate Class 1 locomotives
  • Ability to perform or learn to perform switch operations
  • Ability to perform work safely and productively
  • Ability and interest in being cross trained on all functions at facility
  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness to follow procedures
  • Keeps work area clean
  • Is not afraid to ask questions
  • Can 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 handyman duties within the facility (general maintenance, landscape upkeep & painting)
  • Interact with other team members
  • Interact with plant people, railroad crews, and visitors
  • Understands customer needs 


  • Read, write, and understand English
  • Must be able to obtain TWIC card
  • Basic math skills
  • Computer skills (light data entry)
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Capable to learn how to operate and maintain Class 1 Power Units (no CDL required), Railcar/trans loading equipment (e.g., Hoses, portable conveyors, transfer pumps, portable stair systems, small to medium sized equipment, etc.)


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Physical Requirements:

  • Physically able to climb up and down railcars, ladders and stairs safely; comfortable working at heights
  • Willing to receive general safety training
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Willing to work with liquid non-hazardous 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:
The complete job description is available upon request
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 $27.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Anacortes, WA 98221, USA