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Asphalt Transload Operator

Esterhazy, SK S0A 0X0, Canada ● Kamsack, SK S0A 1S0, Canada ● Melville, SK S0A 2P0, Canada ● Yorkton, SK, Canada Req #11247
Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Come work with us! Savage has been designated by USA Today as a Top Workplace and also received recognition as a Military Friendly Employer, and a Top Company for Women to Work For in Transportation.

Savage is Hiring an Asphalt Transload Operator in Yorkton!!

Are you looking for a company that values you for the work you do? 

Our Team Members come to Savage for the challenge, growth and focus on safety, but they stay because of the outstanding culture that exists here. 

Savage’s Vision and Legacy includes a commitment to providing opportunities for people “to do things they never dreamed possible” and guides us in all that we do.

Are you ready to join us and do the right thing, find a better way, and make a difference?

Here are just a few of the benefits you can look to receive working with Savage:       

  • Starting wage at $30.00/hour – with annual compensation review
  • Paid uniforms & PPE (laundering included)
  • $200/year steel toe boot allowance 
  • Excellent Benefits program including medical, dental, vision, and RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) with match into a DPSP (Deferred Profit Sharing Plan)
  • Generous paid time off policy that exceeds statutory norms

Position Overview To be considered successful in this role, you’ll be expected to safely unload/load trucks and railcars with hot asphalt.  You’ll also help ensure the safe and efficient operation of the asphalt terminal which includes the production of the quality asphalt products. 

You'll also be expected to perform rail switching and railcar mover operations.

 

Please note this a permanent, full-time, seasonal position (approximately March 1 – December 1).

 

Here is a preview of what you’ll be doing:

  • Become proficient in all aspects of terminal operation
  • Handle multiple responsibilities including customer service, monitor efficiencies, use the truck scale, write safe work permits, and assist in asphalt orders
  • Load/unload trucks/railcars with hot asphalt product
  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot systems within the terminal
  • General maintenance, cleaning, housekeeping, and snow removal

 

This is what we need from you:

  • Rail, switching, and track mobile experience is a must.
  • Be mechanically inclined
  • A strong commitment to maintaining safe work practices at all times
  • Ability to handle challenges and problem-solve 
  • Willingness to develop your knowledge in emulsion production and quality control, and a technical understanding of different products
  • Additional skills we’ll strongly consider to be an asset: 
    • Previous transload or experience with an asphalt terminal
    • Knowledge of Safe Work Permits and LOTO
    • Experience in a plant setting, petrochemical area, or other industrial environment

Here are some of the requirements for this role:

  • Ability to:
    • work at heights
    • swing a 10-lb sledgehammer
    • walk extensively, sometimes on uneven terrain
    • lift a minimum 50 lbs. 
    • Work and stand on uneven surfaces for prolonged periods of time
    • Work outside for extended periods of time, in all weather conditions
    • Work while wearing a SCBA respirator (note that this is a clean-shaven work site)
  • Candidates are required to clear a criminal background check, drug screen, and preemployment medical examination.
  • Attend and pass all job-required tests (WHMIS, TDG, H2S, Fall Arrest, First Aid, and all other site-specific training, as required)
Additional Information:
Savage maintains a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer that complies with applicable human rights legislative requirements, including the duty to accommodate.
For more information or questions about opportunities at Savage, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $30.00
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Esterhazy, SK S0A 0X0, Canada
  • Kamsack, SK S0A 1S0, Canada
  • Melville, SK S0A 2P0, Canada
  • Yorkton, SK, Canada