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Savage Maintenance Mechanic in Port Arthur, Texas

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 Services, an established materials management company, is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic who will be responsible for implementing and maintaining the Savage Maintenance Program at our Port Arthur location. The successful candidate will maintain and repair coke handling process equipment. Equipment will range from but not limited to, overhead bridge, belt conveyors, excavating heavy equipment, skid mount hydraulic pump units, skid mount lubrication pump systems, railcar loading systems, coke drum un-heading / re-heading devices and bridge cranes.

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

  • We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included)

  • $150 /year steel toe boot allowance annually

  • Paid Holidays

  • Military Veterans and reservists are encouraged to apply

  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, and 401(k) with match

  • Uniformed Services Differential Pay (USDP) & Paid Uniformed Services Leave

    Here is what you will be doing

  • Perform a pre/post shift equipment inspections

  • Maintain and report spare parts inventory

  • Properly record and complete maintenance reports and service records

  • Repair and maintain pumps, motors, hydraulics, conveyors, mobile and plant specific equipment

  • Maintain good relations and open communication with coworkers and management via radio and other proper means

  • Maintain a clean work environment by removing trash and debris from all areas of responsibility including structures, offices, restrooms, break rooms, vehicles, etc.

    Requirements of a successful Maintenance Mechanic

  • Experience with :

  • Repairing and maintaining bridge cranes and coke cutting equipment

  • At least 5 years of experience with conveyors, changing rollers, pulleys, motors, changing and vulcanizing belts, bag houses, hoppers, crushers, magnets, scales, etc.

  • At least 5 years of experience with heavy equipment maintenance and repair

  • Knowledge and working experience with different types of welding and cutting

  • Must be able to periodically work at heights of up to but not limited to 150’

  • Boiler maker skills a plus

  • Experience with automated equipment and basic computers are a plus

  • Practices and understands time management, is a self-starter with a positive outlook

  • Refinery or Industrial Plant Operations: experience with high safety standards and regulations associated with hazardous industrial plant environments

  • Material Handling: experience in aggregate quarries, mills, or mines with material moving equipment such as hoppers, conveyors, reclaimers, and overhead bridge cranes and their process flow

  • Additional experience operating back hoe, front end loader, dozer, or other heavy equipment is a plus

  • High School Diploma or greater

    Here are some of the physical requirements for this role

  • Ability to work outside in any weather condition

  • Must be willing to work a rotating schedule and call out schedule

  • 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 and up to 3 miles per shift

  • Must have ability to wear required PPE

  • 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

  • Must be able to periodically work at heights of up to but not limited to 150’


    Additional Information:

  • A complete job description is available upon request

  • Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace

  • California Residents Job Application Privacy Notice

Job Details

Job Family Skilled Player

Pay Type Hourly