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Industrial Rail Switch Operator

Soda Springs, ID 83276, USA Req #6766
Thursday, June 10, 2021

At Savage, we pride ourselves on providing our Team Members with a focus on safety not typically seen in other companies.  You will enjoy working in a 5S environment that is safe to work in and free of clutter while receiving top-notch safety training and procedures to ensure that everyone makes it home every night to their loved ones. Hire Right, Train Right, Treat Right…it’s the Savage way.  

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

  • We provide Uniforms & PPE
  • $150/year steel toe boot allowance 
  •  Paid Holidays 
  •  Excellent Benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match 

What you will be doing

  • Assist with spotting cars on the correct track; move empty cars and build the outbound train
  • Visually inspect rail cars and perform air brakes inspections
  • Cross train and willingness to assist in the different functions performed at the facility
  • Operate a locomotive - we provide training and certification!
  • Participate in and promote Savage safety program
Requirements of a successful Rail Switchman     
  • Ability to attend and pass all training associated with job related coursework  (this includes but is not limited to: OSHA, HazMat and FRA related courses)
  • Ability to perform basic maintenance
  • Ability to travel to other sites to assist in switching and training requirements
  • One year or more of Rail Industry experience is a plus
  • Work experience in an industrial environment
  • A high school diploma, or equivalent
  • Valid drivers license

·       Here are some of the physical requirements of this role

  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Comfortable with heights
  • Walk 5+ miles per day on uneven terrain, etc. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to work, walk, and stand on uneven ballast surfaces for long periods of time

Savage has been designated as a 2021 Military Friendly Employer. Additional information on our Veteran’s Program, “Savage Patriots” can be found at https://www.savageservices.com/careers-for-veterans/.


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 at talentacquisition@savageservices.com.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Soda Springs, ID 83276, USA