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Track Maintenance Laborer

at SAVAGE COMPANIES

Posted: 8/21/2019
Job Reference #: 6801
Keywords: labor, general labor

Job Description

  • Location(s)USA-LA-Luling
    Job ID
    2019-6801
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    M-H Off F-Sun
    Category
    Rail
  • Overview

    Have you been looking for an opportunity to grow within the rail industry? Savage is looking for a Track Laborer to join our team in Luling, LA, who's primary responsibilities include general labor duties including but not limited to track construction and maintenance, equipment and tool maintenance, inventory, clean-up of work area grounds and company assets.

    These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with Savage:

    • We provide all training
    • We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included)
    • $150/year steel toe boot allowance
    • Paid Holidays
    • Profit Sharing
    • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match
    • Opportunities for Growth

    Responsibilities

    • Operate powered and specialized railroad tools
    • Professional interaction and collaboration with other Savage Team Members and customers
    • Participation in safety training programs, which may require brief and occasional travel
    • Assist with maintenance, clean-up, and other duties as assigned
    • Participate in team safety meeting
    • Comply with railroad and site specific safety and operating rules

    Qualifications

    • 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 rotating shift schedule and overtime when needed

    Education/Experience

    • High School or GED
    • Valid Drivers License required
    • Railroad construction experience preferred but not required
    • Heavy equipment operating experience a plus

    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 hand brakes
      • Operate rail switches
      • Walk long distances
      • Consistently bend, stoop kneel and climb on elevated surfaces
      • Work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time
      • Lift up to 50 lbs consistently throughout the course of a shift
      • Operate basic hand tools
      • 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.

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