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Company: Savage
Location: Oakland, MD
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking


Savage Services Corporation is seeking a Maintenance Electrician, who, as a member of the Savage Oakland Maryland team, will be responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing electrical equipment and controls for the Oakland MD Mt Storm Unloading Facility.


Responsibilities / Job Duties:

  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices
  • Participate in the company safety team, and build Savage's Culture of Safety
  • Keep the warehouse and work area clean and organized
  • Learn and partner with the Maintenance Manager to utilize the CMMS  system as a tool of organization and preventative maintenance record keeping
  • Become knowledgeable in all aspects of the operation as it pertains to the Maintenance Electrician Position
  • Become knowledgeable in all electrical schematics, PLC programs and sequence of operation
  • Understand the instrumentation and field devices and perform repairs as needed
  • Support other areas of operation, as deemed by the Supervisor, even in areas outside typical electrical duties
  • Develop a good working relationship with customers electrician to assist in trouble shooting problems.



  • Understands VFD Drives
  • Understand electrical schematics, PLC and/or HMI programs, Sequence of operation.
  • Understanding of instrumentation and field devices
  • Experience working with a Fire Systems in an industrial setting
  • Be willing to work with operations and other maintenance team members to achieve the operations critical objectives
  • An understanding of the industrial process, how the different components in such a facility interact  (truck unloading facility, tanks, pumps, motors, load-out) 
  • Drug Free and able to pass a criminal background check
  • In-depth knowledge of liquid systems, including valves, pumps, meters, tanks, and pipelines
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical blueprints
  • Knowledge and experience using a CMMS
  • Excellent communication skills: written and spoken
  • Effective interfacing with internal leadership, direct reports, external vendors and other team members
  • Self-starter capable of working independently
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and carry critical projects to completion
  • Must be available 24/7 for callouts, in situations where maintenance issues could result in customer service failures
  • Much of the facility is indoors, but will require some work outdoors. As such, the Maintenance Electrician will be subjected to the extreme elements: heat, wind, cold, snow, humidity, etc.
  • The work site is an industrial rail facility and will require someone who can work safely around this type of environment, as well as ensure compliance to strict MSHA & OSHA regulations
  • Will also be subjected to rigorous physical activities that include: climbing stairs, climbing ladders, stooping, bending, crawling, maneuvering in tight spaces, walking or standing the majority of the day, regularly lifting heavy tools/parts and more.


  • Oil & gas background preferred
  • 2 years or more experience applying electrical knowledge in an industrial setting
  • 1 year or more experience with instrumentation

Savage has been designated as a 2021 Military Friendly Employer. Additional information on our Veteran's Program, “Savage Patriots” can be found at

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

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Last Updated: January 1, 2020

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