Railroad Transload Operator

Posted on Nov 19, 2018 by Savage Services

Midvale, UT 84047
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


Job ID 2
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
Shift M-F
Category General Labor


Have you been looking for an opportunity to expand upon your current skill set? If so, Savage is seeking a Transload Operator who's primary responsibility is to safely and timely unload rail cars to trucks 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.


  • Professional interaction and collaboration with other Savage Team Members and customers
  • Able to troubleshoot and make repairs to various types of equipment (hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, etc.)
  • Assist with maintenance, clean-up, and other duties as assigned
  • Ability to trans-load various food grade materials:
    • food grade
    • feed grade
    • plastics
    • hazmat
    • non-haz liquids
    • dry materials
  • Ability to operate trans-loading equipment:
    • air compressor
    • boiler system
    • transfer pumps
    • filtration units
    • portable conveyor system
    • hand tools
  • Ability to operate mobile equipment:
    • golf carts
    • farm tractors
    • passenger vehicles
    • light and heavy utility vehicles
    • Forklift
  • Adhere to Food Safety Standards (as defined by the US Food and Drug Administration)
  • Participation in hazardous material handling and safety training programs, which may require brief and occasional travel


  • 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
  • Ability to work 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

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
    • Operate rail-car hand brakes
    • Operate rail switches
    • 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 as defined by the US Food and Drug Administration.
    • Respirators may be required due to the nature of our work therefore a clean shaven face is required to assure proper fit and use of safety equipment
    • Wear required PPE

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 an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.


Reference: 568434657

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