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Savage Locomotive Operator in Muscatine, Iowa

Locomotive Operator

Muscatine, IA 52761, USA Req #7561

Wednesday, November 24, 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.

The Locomotive Operator is responsible for the safely and timely movement and switching of rail cars within the Monsanto Muscatine facility. The expectation for this position is to understand and follow Savage rail operating procedures and polices based on classroom and field training.

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

  • Quarterly bonus

  • Profit Sharing

  • Strong Safety Culture

  • We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included)

  • $80/year steel toe boot allowance

  • Paid Holidays

  • Excellent Benefits including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match

  • Rotating shift: 12 hour rotating shifts (days / nights / weekends / holidays)

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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!

  • Savage is a military friendly company. Previous military experience and proven ability to follow procedures is a plus

    Qualifications

  • Ability to perform basic maintenance

  • Basic computer skills

  • 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 travel to other sites to assist in switching and training requirements

  • Ability to work Holidays and weekends

  • Clear drug / alcohol test / criminal background check

Education/Experience

  • One year or more of Rail Industry experience is a plus

  • Work experience in an industrial environment

  • A high school diploma, or equivalent

· Physical Requirements

  • 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

Additional Information:

Savage has been designated as a 2022 Military Friendly Employer (https://www.savageservices.com/news/savage-recognized-as-military-friendly-employer-for-fourth-consecutive-year/) .

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 (talentacquisition@savageservices.com) .

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player

  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • Muscatine, IA 52761, USA
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