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Transportation Dispatcher

Company: Riggs CAT
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Riggs CATDescription:
The Transportation Dispatcher is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the daily activities of our drivers across the state. This position works hand in hand with our drivers, customers, and other members of the Riggs team to ensure timely delivery and pickup of equipment in the field.WHAT YOU'LL DOManage and coordinate the scheduling and dispatching of drivers to deliver and pick up heavy equipmentAssist in preparing and maintaining driver records as requiredEnsure all company and DOT required logs and records are up to date and timely recordedCommunicating with customers about freight details, delivery or pickup times, and special handling requests.Planning pre-determined routes and accommodating route changes as needed.Preparing dispatch documents, as well as generating appropriate paperwork - ensuring all load permits are ordered and securedMaintaining records of dispatched calls, driver routes, route changes, as well as delivery and pickup times.Keeping track of transportation regulations and laws to ensure that truck drivers comply.Reviewing drivers' logs, including dispatched calls and arrival times.Monitoring truck repairs and maintenance schedules.

Requirements:
WHAT YOU'LL NEEDHigh school diploma and/or one to three years related experience and/or trainingAbility to read, analyze and interpret documents, procedures, and schematicsAbility to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.Basic math abilities including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages and discounts.Knowledge and experience in transportation industryAvailability to work hours that are normally regular business hours, but weekend, holiday and evening work may be required to get a job completed on time.Ability to recognize high and low priority items and adjust accordinglyIMPORTANT INFORMATIONWhile performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Standing, walking and meeting activities are required frequently throughout the workday. Employee must be able to process paperwork and utilize office equipment (including computer, phone, etc.). A large portion of the day is spent communicating orally in person and by phone. Normal sight or corrected vision is required to read documents and use standard computer equipment and programs.The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.Required travel up to 10%.The Job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.EEO/AA________________________________________Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)PM20PI192155058

Keywords: Riggs CAT, Little Rock , Transportation Dispatcher, Professions , Little Rock, Arkansas

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