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Dispatch Manager

Job Summary

The Dispatch Manager is responsible for all operational aspects of the Dispatch Department, including managing the dispatch system and personnel.  Responsibilities include customer service consisting of assisting construction contractors, working closely with sales team and operations to maximize dispatch efficiency and operational capacity to meet customer demands.


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.


  • Assists in the implementation and evaluation of dispatch center goals, KPI objectives, procedures and work standards Responsible for efficient and timely delivery of materials
  • Provides for the training and professional development of dispatch center personnel; directs, coaches and develops employees ensuring compliance of company policies 
  • Assists with resolution of customer delivery issues and customer complaints
  • Directly supervises dispatch center day-to-day service and operations
  • Review orders in the system (travel times, correct job start times, job/customer specific needs, etc.)
  • Communicate with customers to provide up to date information regarding the company’s ability to meet delivery times
  • Partner with drivers to ensure compliance with CalPortland damage, incident and accident reporting procedures
  • Communicate key issues with Transportation Manager


Bachelor’s degree in Management or a related field


  • Experience in a central dispatch environment within the construction materials industry
  • Experience in personnel management, including hiring and selection, performance reviews, discipline and legal compliance
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Strong leadership, organization, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Department of Transportation compliance regulations

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.



Dispatch Manager

Job Req ID:  10441
Job Type:  Salaried

Nearest Major Market: Visalia
Nearest Secondary Market: Tulare

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