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Asphalt Terminal Operator

Yorkton, SK, Canada Req #10081
Thursday, May 25, 2023

Savage is Hiring in Yorkton!!  
Are you looking for a Company that values you for the work you do? Our Operators/Transload 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”.  

Here are the Benefits of working here at Savage:       

  • Seasonal Position (March 15-Dec 15)
  • We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included)
  • $200/year steel toe boot allowance 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Excellent Benefits including medical, dental, vision, and RRSP with match
  • A shift that allows for work life balance
  • Benefits carry over through the off-season
  • Opportunities for Growth and Full-time

We are looking to hire Asphalt Terminal Operators who will safely assist our team in off-loading /loading trucks and railcars with hot asphalt. As the Asphalt Terminal Operator you will help ensure safe and efficient operation of the asphalt terminal, while using controlled blending systems to produce a quality asphalt product.

Here is what you will be doing

  • Learning /operating/ and becoming proficient in all aspects of the Asphalt Terminal
  • Handle multiple responsibilities including customer service, monitor efficiencies, scaling, ticketing and assisting in asphalt orders
  • Perform rail switching, operate the car mover
  • Load/unload trucks /railcars with hot asphalt product
  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot all systems within the Asphalt Terminal
  • General Maintenance ("bolt on –bolt off") as well as cleaning, housekeeping and snow removal
  • Commit to Safe work practices through situational awareness, following standard operating procedures, receiving constructive criticism and watching out for the health and wellness of others

This is what we need from you

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Strong knowledge of Safe Work Permits and LOTO of systems and sub systems
  • Understands, or willing to learn, railroad operations and safety 
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check 
  • Must be able to attend and pass all tests associated with job related coursework. This includes, but it not limited to:  WHMIS, TDG, and other site-specific required training
  • Willing to reliably fulfill and follow the proposed work schedule
  • A high school diploma
  • Experience preferred but not required: 
    • 5th or 4th class power engineering 
    • in the petrochemical field or other industrial environment 
    • Rail switching experience 
    • Railcar Mover operation experience 
    • Process experience in a plant setting
    • Understanding of P&ID’s and basic flows

            Here are some of the physical requirements of this role

  • Ability to work outside for long periods of time in all weather conditions
  • Comfortable and able to work at heights
  • Able to swing a 10-lb sledge hammer
  • Walk 2 kilometers per day on uneven terrain, etc. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to work, walk, and stand on uneven surfaces for long periods of time

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Yorkton, SK, Canada