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Transload Operator

20755 West Rd, Woodhaven, MI 48183, USA Req #156
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

Savage is Growing!!!  Apply today!  

We are currently seeking energetic new team members to join us as we serve our new customer in Woodhaven, Michigan!  Are you looking for a company where you can grow to your full potential?  If so, Savage is seeking Transload Operators who's primary responsibility is to safely and timely load rail-cars with diesel fuel within our customer's facility. 
This position will allow you to enjoy a full package of BENEFITS, including medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, retirement plan, paid time off, growth opportunities and life insurance plans. 

  • Prepare the rail tank cars for loading
  • Transload diesel fuel
  • Operate trans-loading equipment such as air compressor, boiler system, transfer pumps, filtration units, portable conveyor system, and hand tools
  • Operate mobile equipment such as golf carts, farm tractors, passenger vehicles, light and heavy utility vehicles
  • Participation in hazardous material handling and safety training programs, which may require brief and occasional travel
  • Professional interaction and collaboration with other Savage Team Members and customers
  • Assist with maintenance, clean-up, and other duties as assigned
  • Ability to troubleshoot and make repairs to various types of equipment (hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, etc.)
  • Strong mechanical skills 
  • Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions with minimal supervision
  • Ability to pass a skills test on the type of work performing
  • Dependability in attendance required
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to work rotational schedule including holidays and weekends as needed 
  • Ability to work overtime when needed
  • Ability to travel to other sites as needed 


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid Drivers license 
  • Experience in oil field, rail environment or other industrial environment preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Commitment to working safely at all times
  • Ability to be exposed to the outdoor elements
  • Must be physically able to do the following:
    • Climb on and off rail-cars and locomotives safely
    • Walk long distances
    • Consistently sit, kneel, squat, bend, stand and climb on elevated surfaces
    • Work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time
    • Lift 15 lbs. and work safely with this weight at knee, waist and shoulder level
    • Lift up to 50 lbs consistently throughout the course of a shift
    • Operate basic hand tools
    • Adherence to personal hygiene and grooming standards
    • Wear required PPE


Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

Having trouble with our application?  Please call 800-233-0883 for assistance.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 20755 West Rd, Woodhaven, MI 48183, USA