Dispatcher at Foxworth Galbraith Lumber Company in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Job Description:


OBJECTIVE Receives, records, and distributes work orders to Truck Drivers upon receipt of Client's purchase orders for delivery of building materials products and lumber.

The pay range for this position is $14.30/hr - $22.00/hr depending on experience.

INTENT OF JOB DESCRIPTION AND MODIFICATION This job description describes the duties and responsibilities, qualification requirements, physical demands, work environment, etc. for this job. Duties may be combined with other jobs or duties from other jobs depending upon operational circumstances. Management reserves the right to add, modify or end any of the duties contained in the job description as future business conditions warrant. NOTE: Typically the Pay Status of this position is hourly at a small operation and may be hourly at a medium operation. The complexity of the job and experience required to perform the job determine the Pay Status.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are the essential duties and responsibilities of the Job. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Schedule delivery of lumber and building materials to customer sites by utilizing Company Truck Drivers and vehicles as efficiently as possible.

2. Take orders and complete loading slip orders.

3. Assist Truck Drivers on routing, delivery problems and keeping daily delivery schedules. Maintain constant contact with Truck Drivers through radio and/or telephone communications.

4. Resolve delivery problems directly with clients with the assistance of the Yard Operations Manager.

5. Fill duties and responsibilities of Forklift Operator as required.

6. Fill duties and responsibilities of Truck Driver as required.

7. Attend and participate in all Company sponsored training programs as required. 8. Perform any other duties, responsibilities or tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS A valid driver's license of the appropriate type and class issued by the state of residence to operate the size and type of Company truck assigned is required. If the Company truck assigned is subject to Federal Department of Labor regulations, a valid Commercial Driver's License is required. Furthermore, the driver's record must be acceptable to the Company's insurance carrier and must conform to all restrictions listed on the license in order to operate any Company truck or vehicle.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Good interpersonal, communication and Customer Service skills are necessary. Knowledge of building materials products and lumber required. Previous supervisory experience in a lumber yard is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the Associate is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the Associate regularly works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Foxworth-Galbraith offers a wide range of benefit plans such as, Medical (PPO and HSA), Dental, Vision, Group Life, Voluntary Life, Short and Long Term Disability, Associate Assistance Program and 401(k) with Company Match. The company provides up to seven paid Holidays and paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Time leave.

Foxworth-Galbraith Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek and encourage a diversity of skills, talents and viewpoints in our workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The 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)