Transload Operator - Louisville
Savage Companies - Louisville, KY

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Savage is an innovative supply-chain solutions company. We are the leading provider of fully integrated systems, designed and operated to solve unique logistics and materials management challenges for industrial companies throughout North America. Each of us at Savage is committed to integrity and delivering reliable, sustainable services in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. We expect our people to be progressive, relentlessly seeking improvement; experiencing opportunities for personal growth by working for a world-class organization and leader in the industry. Major Purpose: The Transload Operator's primary responsibility is to safely and timely unload rail cars to trucks within the customer's facility. It is expected that the Transload Operator will have the ability to understand and follow operating procedures and policies. Responsibilities / Job Duties: The position of Transload Operator is responsible for the daily loading/unloading of materials consisting of a variety of bulk liquid and dry products Ability to understand and follow operating procedures and policies Capable to learn how to operate and maintain railcar/transloading equipment (e.g., Hoses, portable conveyors, transfer pumps, portable stair systems, small to medium sized equipment, etc.) Ability to operate or learn to operate railcar loading systems and equipment Capable of operating yard jockey Ability to perform work safely and productively Ability and interested in being cross trained on all functions at facility Strong work ethic Willingness to follow procedures 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, cleaning, landscape upkeep and painting) Interact with other team members Interact with customers, railroad crews, and visitors Understands customer needs Requirements/Qualifications: Read, write, and understand English Basic math skills Valid Driver's License Ability and willingness to travel to other transload terminals to assist when necessary; may be for up to a week at a time Education/Experience: High School Diploma or GED equivalent Physical Requirements: Physically able to climb up and down railcars/ladders safely Willing to receive general safety training Ability to work outside in ALL weather conditions (snow, rain, sub-freezing temps) Willing to work with liquid hazardous and dry bulk materials Can carry at least fifty (50) pounds In good physical condition (able to walk one (1) to two (2) miles per shift) Qualified candidate must be able to pass an extensive background check,Pre-Employment Drug Screen & Physical. Full time postiion with a competitive benefits package.For additional information including a complete job description and online application please visit our website at We do not accept stand-alone resumes.

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