DISPATCH

JOB DESCRIPTION

Duties:

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in manufacturing concrete products and delivering ready-mix concrete: Quotes prices and receives orders for company products, such as ready-mix concrete, pipes, utility vaults, or septic tanks. 

  • Confers with plant production and yard personnel to establish delivery schedules according to factors, such as truck capacities, distances to delivery site, and unloading time.

  • Computes amount of water to be added to each mix of concrete, using moisture meter, to determine moisture content of sand and following moisture mix table.

  • Records quantity of sand, cement, gravel, and water required for each mix on loading ticket for use by CONCRETE-BATCH-PLANT OPERATOR.

  • Prepares invoices, delivery tickets, and related shipping documents and assigns drivers for scheduled deliveries.

  • Receives cash payments for shipments from drivers and prepares reports of cash and charge sales.

  • Posts transactions to customers' accounts and issues customers account statements to customers.

  • Maintains payroll and driver expense records.

  • Maintains radio contact with drivers to expedite deliveries.

  • Performs other tasks as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

  • May direct production workers to cast concrete products according to customer specifications.

  • May be designated Dispatcher, Ready-Mix Plant