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Coal Operator and Maintenance Technician

Mooresboro, NC, USA Req #268
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
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.

Our operators and mechanics 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”.  
 

We are looking for a Coal System Operator who will be responsible for safely performing the basic tasks required to operate the coal handling system, operate industrial mobile equipment, and perform general maintenance on equipment and facilities at a coal-fired power plant.
 

Responsibilities / Job Duties  

  • Operate conveyor systems to transport coal in accordance with applicable safety practices
  • Operate industrial mobile equipment as required
  • Work individually and as a team
  • Complete daily safety inspection of equipment and facilities to ensure safe operations
  • Perform routine clean-up,  housekeeping, and maintenance of facilities, equipment and coal handling system
  • Responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing equipment
  • Perform other tasks as instructed

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Must be willing to work any shift, including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Experience in operation of dozers, front-end loaders, excavators, and other heavy equipment
  • Ability to read, write, and understand English, follow written and/or verbal instruction, and possess basic math and computer skills
  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisors(s), adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules

Education/Experience

  • High School or GED
  • 2-5 years of experience preferred but not required

Physical Requirements

  • Work in an environment containing coal dust, hazardous noise, confined space, and in hot or cold environments
  • Work at heights , climbing stairs, and climbing ladders
  • Walk on uneven ground and up to 3 miles per shift
  • Must be able to pass a fit test and pulmonary function test for the purposes of wearing a respirator and recertify annually or as needed
  • Lift up to 50 pounds frequently

Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

 


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

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

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Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Mooresboro, NC, USA