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Plant and Field Operator

Oakland, MD 21550, USA Req #11481
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 currently hiring for a Plant and Field Operator at our location in Oakland, MD.  In this role, you will be responsible for safely and professionally operating and maintaining equipment, loading and unloading facilities in order to meet our customer’s needs.


The benefits of working with Savage:

  • A safety-focused culture that appreciates our Team Members
  • Paid Time Off (“PTO”)
  • Paid holidays
  • Built-in overtime
  • Profit Sharing
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) matching, Health savings account, Flexible expending account, and parental Leave.
  • A Team Member driven safety culture
  • A commitment to helping our Team Members do things that they never dreamed possible 

 What you’ll be doing:

  • Operate and maintain the following:
    • Savage loadout
    • Mettiki unloading system
    • Mt. Storm unloading system
    • New Blending Yard system
    • Mt. View loading system
  • Perform and record pre-shift inspections
  • Maintenance of equipment, loading and unloading facilities
  • Follow established guidelines in providing preventative maintenance for all facilities and equipment
  • Perform routine and emergency repairs to equipment and facilities
  • Coordinate the routine scale maintenance and calibrations
  • Ordering, tracking, and maintaining the inventory of parts needed to operate the facilities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

This is what we need from you:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Skilled in operating various equipment such as a snowplow, loader, backhoe, dozer, bobcat, etc.
  • Certified to inspect the facilities (Surface Foreman)
  • Willing to attend additional training needed to perform the job
  • Logical thinking and possess good troubleshooting skills
  • Work in all weather conditions

Physical Requirements:

  • Maintain the immediate grounds, roadways and facilities with the appropriate snow removal equipment
  • Work in an environment containing coal dust, hazardous noise, confined space, and in hot or cold environments
  • Work at heights, climbing stairs, and climbing ladders
  • Walk on uneven ground up to 3 miles per shift
  • Must be able to pass a fit test and pulmonary function test for the purposes of wearing a respirator and recertify annually or as needed
  • Lift up to 50 pounds frequently
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
  • Oakland, MD 21550, USA