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Asphalt Transload Operator - Class 4 Power Engineer

Winnipeg, MB, Canada Req #9736
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Savage is Hiring!!  
Are you looking for a company that values you for the work you do? Our Operators/Transload 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”.  

Here are the Benefits of working here at Savage:       

  • Seasonal position (March 15-Dec 15) 
  • We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included)
  • $200/year steel toe boot allowance 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Excellent Benefits including medical, dental, vision, and RRSP with a match
  • A shift that allows for work-life balance
  • Benefits carry over through the off-season
  • Opportunities for Growth and Full-time 

We are looking to hire Asphalt Terminal Operators who will safely assist our team in off-loading /loading trucks and railcars with hot asphalt. As the Asphalt Terminal Operator, you will help ensure the safe and efficient operation of the asphalt terminal while using controlled blending systems to produce a quality asphalt product.


Here is what you will be doing

  • Learning /operating/ and becoming proficient in all aspects of the Asphalt Terminal
  • Handle multiple responsibilities including customer service, monitor efficiencies, scaling, ticketing, and assisting in asphalt orders
  • Perform rail switching, operate the car mover
  • Load/unload trucks /railcars with hot asphalt product
  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot all systems within the Asphalt Terminal
  • General Maintenance ("bolt on –bolt off") as well as cleaning, housekeeping, and snow removal
  • Commit to Safe work practices through situational awareness, following standard operating procedures, receiving constructive criticism, and watching out for the health and wellness of others

This is what we need from you

  • 4th class power engineering 
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Strong knowledge of Safe Work Permits and LOTO of systems and subsystems
  • Understands, or is willing to learn, railroad operations and safety 
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check 
  • Must be able to attend and pass all tests associated with job-related coursework. This includes, but is not limited to  WHMIS, TDG, and other site-specific required training
  • Willing to reliably fulfill and follow the proposed work schedule
  • A high school diploma
  • Experience preferred but not required: 
    • petrochemical field or other industrial environments 
    • Rail switching experience 
    • Railcar Mover operation experience 
    • Process experience in a plant setting
    • Understanding of P&IDs and basic flows

            Here are some of the physical requirements of this role

  • Ability to work outside for long periods of time in all weather conditions
  • Comfortable and able to work at heights
  • Able to swing a 10-lb sledge hammer
  • Walk 2 kilometers per day on uneven terrain, etc. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to work, walk, and stand on uneven surfaces for long periods of time
Additional Information:
Savage maintains a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer that complies with applicable human rights legislative requirements, including the duty to accommodate.
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
  • Winnipeg, MB, Canada