Dispatcher I - Trucking
Granite Construction Inc - Everett, WA

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General Summary

Under supervision, this position is responsible for assisting with coordinating labor, equipment, materials, trucking and rentals for all construction projects for assigned location to ensure project appropriate resources are allocated. Essential Job Accountabilities
Assist in coordinating project resource needs with the Construction Manager, Superintendents, Safety, and Equipment departments to ensure project schedule goals are met. Communicate detailed information such as time and specific locations to dispatch resources to jobs in the field to ensure appropriate resources are allocated. Arrange and work with the Equipment department and other area dispatchers to ensure the best opportunity for Granite equipment utilization; schedule equipment repairs as needed. Utilize computerized dispatch and distribute on a daily basis to communicate resource and scheduling with team. Communicate dispatch to Superintendents so that they can monitor daily work (QC, Shop, PM, Payroll). Work with various vendors to ensure Granite receives the best possible pricing for rentals or other materials needed that are not already set in job setups; utilize the FIS system in order to streamline the processes, including setting up rental equipment and export to Field systems. Understand and know contract requirements when it comes to ordering job resources (DBE, listed companies or special Tier compliant equipment). Update the underground service alert (USA) to ensure it is current. Code dispatch office invoices to ensure accuracy and timeliness. Depending on location track rentals and equipment moves.


High School Diploma

Work Experience
0 - 2 years dispatch experience
Knowledge, skills, and abilities

Excellent organizational and communication skills. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Attention to detail required. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Ability to work in various computer software programs (excel, word, project, Heavy Job, The Dispatcher) Knowledge of Construction Jobs, equipment and needs Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard . The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Subject to outside working conditions. At times will be working around large construction equipment, must be safety conscience.
Additional Requirements/Skills
Ability to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis.
A team player.

About this company
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Granite Construction Inc. (Granite) is a heavy civil contractor and a construction materials producer. The Company is engaged in the...