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Transload Laborer - Odessa, TX

Odessa, TX, USA Req #10912
Monday, November 20, 2023

SAVAGE IS HIRING!!! Are you looking for a company that values you for the work you do? Our Transload Laborers 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”.  

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

  • culture that appreciates our Team Members
  • Paid Time Off (“PTO”), Paid holidays, Profit Sharing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k)
  • A commitment to helping our Team Members do things that they never dreamed possible.
  • Military-friendly employer
Click here or visit our website at  to learn how current Team Members like working

with Savage.   


Here is what you will be doing: 

  • Daily unloading of materials consisting of a variety of pipe and dry products 
  • Assist with spotting cars on the correct track; move empty cars and build the outbound train
  • Classification of inbound train
  • Interaction with class one railroad
  • Visually inspect rail cars and perform air brakes inspections
  • Cross train and willingness to assist in the different functions performed at the facility
  • Participate in and promote Savage safety program/SHAPS
  • Understand and follow operating procedures and policies
  • Operate or learn to operate railcar loading systems and equipment
  • Enforces safety policies and procedures with other employees and visitors
  • Assist with other duties within the facility (general maintenance, landscape upkeep and painting)

Requirements of a successful Transload Operator:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 
  • Read, write, and understand English
  • Capable to learn how to operate and maintain railcar/trans loading equipment (e.g., Hoses, portable conveyors, transfer pumps, portable stair systems, small to medium sized equipment, track mobile etc.)
  • Ability and willingness to travel to other transload terminals to assist when necessary; may be for up to a week at a time 

Here are some of the physical requirements for this role: 

  • Ability to work outside in ALL weather conditions (snow, rain, sub-freezing temps)
  • Physically able to climb up and down railcars/ladders safely
  • Willing to receive general safety training
  • Willing to work with liquid hazardous and dry bulk materials
  • Can carry at least fifty (50) pounds
Additional Information:
The complete job description is available upon request
Savage has been designated as a Military Friendly Employer.
Savage has been recognized as a Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation by the Women in Trucking Association 
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.
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For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Odessa, TX, USA