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Company: Knife River Materials - Northern Minn. Division Department: Construction
Location: Bemidji, MN Hiring Manager: Trisha A Newland
Closing Date: 05/30/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for assigning appropriate equipment and personnel to complete deliveries of various resources to construction projects throughout MN and ND. Administrative duties typically associated with a dispatch operation.

DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Prioritize multiple tasks
• Direct activities of drivers
• Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others
• Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems
• Operate dispatch software system
• Confer with Project Supervisors, Project Managers, Managers, and others as needed to verify orders and times of resources, explain process and required information.
• Read maps and follow directions
• Obtain oversize/overweight permits with a computer
• Follow government and industry regulations. (MnDOT, NDDOT, OSHA, FMSCA, etc.)
• Maintain confidentiality of information
• Maintain strong customer service
• Properly file the order and special instructions and give adequate notice to ensure proper materials are available.
• Monitor and discuss logistical issues and challenges with co-workers and managers/supervisors
• Perform a variety of computer related tasks with (Microsoft word, Excel, Zonar, HCSS, and others)
• Hold self and others accountable to the corporate safety policies at all times
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
• General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent
• Dispatch experience preferred
How To Apply
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to: Box 40, Bemidji, MN 56619.

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
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