Backwoods Energy Services is 100% Indigenous-owned and provides construction services to the oil, gas and utility industries in north-western Alberta. We are the one of the largest Indigenous community owned companies in Alberta and focus on building lasting client relationships with a commitment to safety excellence and quality service. Our business consists of four operating divisions: Pipeline Construction and Integrity Maintenance, Civil Works and Clearing, Matting Supply and Installation and Security Services. Our mission is to drive economic opportunity by empowering Indigenous people and communities.
We are looking for a reliable Dispatcher to act as a communication point for all dispatch related calls and requests in our Matting Services division. This role will entail receiving requests, transmitting messages and organizing trucking services. The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, able to multi-task as well as take appropriate action with little supervision. The goal in this position is to ensure all trucking services are coordinated accurately and in a timely manner.
Receive calls and emails to organize trucking services and dispatch related requests
Address problems and requests by transmitting information or providing resolutions
Receive and dispatch orders for trucking services and deliveries
Use of both a phone and computer to send trucks, vehicles or other field units to appropriate locations
Monitor the route and status of field units to coordinate their schedules
Provide all field units information about locations, traffic, obstacles and requirements
Enter data in computer system and maintain logs and records of calls, activities and other information
2-3 years proven experience as a dispatcher or relevant position
Tech-savvy knowledge of relevant methods of transport
Exceptional data entry skill and typing speed
Proficient in English (oral and written); Active listener with excellent communication skills
Outstanding organizational and multitasking abilities
Sound judgement and critical thinking skill set
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your cover letter and resume directly to our website: https://www.backwoodsenergy.ca/careers/
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
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