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CalPortland – “EXPECT MORE… WE DELIVER!”
This is us…
- Best-in-Class, industry leader with a rich history spanning over 125-years
- Largest building materials contributor to some of the West’s biggest construction projects including:
•Seattle Deep Bore Tunnel
•Safeco Field
•CenturyLink Field
•Tacoma Narrows Bridge
•SR 520 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge
•Boeing 777X Composite Wing Center
- “Family” based company culture with a focus on safety
- Competitive compensation and excellent benefits

Job Summary:
The Dispatch Representative works in the Dispatch Center to ensure timely delivery, while assisting construction contractors with ordering quality concrete and building materials. The Position also directs delivery drivers on a daily basis to ensure the fleet is working at the optimum capacity. Our ready mix team works together each day to ensure customer satisfaction and create long lasting customer relationships. In the Kitsap Market the dispatcher also plays a large role as inside direct sales.

Duties:
• Directs driver’s daily activities
• Responsible for scheduling drivers, which includes start times and end times for daily shifts
• Manages and schedules deliveries and communicates priorities
• Promotes and maintains a strong relationship between Customers, Sales, Plant Management and Drivers
• Answer phone calls and respond to customer requests
• Accurately and quickly input phone orders for delivery
• Professionally resolve customer issues and problems
• Project a professional company image through phone interaction
• Complete reports as needed
• Willing to learn concrete applications and mix design concepts, as well as assist customers with calculating material quantities for orders
#GS

 
Position Requirements

Education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Requirements/Qualifications:
• Ability to sit for extended periods
• Answering heavy volume phones
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to work in a fast-paced noisy environment

Preferred:
Previous dispatching experience

Conditions of Employment:
Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Career Level Early Career  
Years of Experience 1-3 years  
Position Dispatcher  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Oregon/SW Washington Materials Division Office, Portland, OR  
About the Organization We are a diverse company, with rich history and dedicated employees. Our mission today is no different than it was a century ago - Building Value through People, Quality, and Service with Integrity, Technical Expertise, and Commitment to Our Relationships, Reliability, and Environmental Leadership.

At CalPortland, we pride ourselves in maximizing and building upon the efficiencies and strengths of a vertically integrated organization. From cement manufacturing and aggregate processing to ready-mixed concrete operations and construction, CalPortland is dedicated to using all of our resources to make our customers successful.
 
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed servicemember status.

If hired, I understand my employment is at-will as permitted under applicable state law. I understand this means that either the company or I may terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause.
 

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