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Maintenance Electrician II

Brush, CO 80723, USA Req #279
Friday, January 10, 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.

Major Purpose: 

Savage Services Corporation is seeking a Maintenance Electrician who will be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing electrical equipment and controls.


Responsibilities / Job Duties:

  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices

  • Participate in the company safety team, and build Savage’s Culture of Safety

  • Write and/or modify PLC code for new installations and existing equipment

  • Keep the warehouse and work area clean and organized

  • Learn and partner with the Maintenance Team Lead to utilize the CMMS system as a tool of organization and preventative maintenance record keeping

  • Become knowledgeable in all aspects of the operation as it pertains to the Maintenance Electrician Position

  • Become knowledgeable in all electrical schematics, PLC programs and sequence of operation

  • Understand the instrumentation and field devices and perform repairs as needed

  • Support other areas of operation, as deemed by the Maintenance Team Lead, even in areas outside typical electrical duties



  • Understands VFD Drives

  • Understand electrical schematics, PLC and/or HMI programs, Sequence of operation.

  • Understanding of instrumentation and field devices

  • Experience working with a Fire Systems in an industrial setting

  • Be willing to work with operations and other maintenance team members to achieve the operations critical objectives

  • An understanding of the industrial process, how the different components in such a facility interact  (truck unloading facility, tanks, pumps, motors, railcar load-out) 

  • Drug Free and able to pass a criminal background check

  • In-depth knowledge of liquid systems, including valves, pumps, meters, tanks, and pipelines

  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical blueprints

  • Knowledge and experience using a CMMS

  • Excellent communication skills: written and spoken

  • Effective interfacing with internal leadership, direct reports, external vendors and other team members

  • Self-starter capable of working independently

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and carry critical projects to completion

  • The successful candidate will have a value system that matches up with the culture that we embrace

  • Must be available 24/7 for callouts, in situations where maintenance issues could result in customer service failures

  • Much of the facility is indoors, but will require some work outdoors. As such, the Maintenance Electrician will be subjected to the extreme elements: heat, wind, cold, snow, humidity, etc.

  • The work site is an industrial rail facility and will require someone who can work safely around this type of environment, as well as ensure compliance to strict OSHA regulations

  • Will also be subjected to rigorous physical activities that include: climbing stairs, climbing ladders, stooping, bending, crawling, maneuvering in tight spaces, walking or standing the majority of the day, regularly lifting heavy tools/parts and more.


  • Oil & gas background preferred

  • Five (5) years experience applying electrical knowledge in an industrial setting

  • 2 years experience with instrumentation

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
  • Brush, CO 80723, USA