Dispatcher, 1774

Location Bridgeview, IL
Date Posted January 10, 2019
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time

Description

Dispatcher Position

Imperial Crane is a family owned and operated business servicing the construction industry since 1969. Imperial Crane has grown to be one of the largest locally owned full service crane companies in the Midwest with headquarters in Bridgeview, IL and additional office locations in LaSalle, IL, Whiting and Griffith, Indiana, and LaPorte, Texas. Imperial serves a variety of industries including: commercial, demolition, heavy industrial, refinery, wind turbines, turnarounds, and power services.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Imperial Crane Services, Inc. is seeking someone with experience in trucking industry, and dispatch functions at our headquarters in Bridgeview, IL.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Interacting with customers taking orders, scheduling jobs and dispatching drivers and operators daily

 Responsible for ordering transportation permits using the following systems: ITAP (Illinois Transportation Automated permits), City of Chicago, and Oxcart Permit System.

 Assist other dispatchers in daily activities and duties including answering overflow calls and job coordination.

REQUIREMENTS:

 Responsible for generating daily scheduling of cranes, trucks and labor force

 Handle calls from customers and employees

 Familiarity with ITAP (Illinois Transportation Automated Permits), City of Chicago Permits, and Oxcart Permit System

 Must have experience and an understanding of maps/highway systems and state truck routes in Illinois and Northwest Indiana

 Acquire routes and permits for over-sized, over-weight vehicles

 File and maintain permits

 Communicates with Project Managers regarding transportation scheduling and changes

 Understanding of labor wage scales

 Distribute jobs tickets and maps to drivers/operators

 Able to sit for longs periods of time and work long shifts

 Able to use phone, computer skills and other office equipment

 Must clear background check and participate in company random drug test program

BENEFITS:

 Excellent Compensation

 Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 401(k), Paid Holidays, and Vacation

Job Type: Full-time – must be willing to work 50 hours per week with the ability to be on call after hours

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of three years dispatch experience. Crane knowledge a plus along with basic software experience

EDUCATION:

High school or equivalent (Required)

COMPENSATION:

Based on experience, negotiable salary

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