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Construction Testing Dispatcher/Scheduler

at Terracon

Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3893623
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Service Line
Materials

Office Name
Austin

Job Description
General Responsibilities:
Terracon has an opportunity for a Dispatcher/Scheduler to join our Materials Department in Austin, Texas.  Our Dispatcher/Scheduler will schedule and dispatch materials technicians and inspectors for construction projects where the technicians and inspectors test and inspect soils, concrete, asphalt, structural masonry, reinforcing steel, wood framing, fire stop systems and structural steel at construction projects throughout the Austin, Texas area. This is a fast-paced position which requires multitasking use of phone, email and text communication with client representatives, contractors, project managers and technicians.  
 
Safety is Terracon’s most important core value! Terracon provides a safe work environment for our employees, and we provide safe practices for our employees to follow. Incident and Injury-Free (IIF) is about care and concern for people. Our personal and organizational commitment at all levels of the company is for everyone to go home safely to their family every day. We hold ourselves responsible not just for our own safety and wellbeing, but for that of everyone around us. 
 
Essential Role and Responsibilities:
  • Plan, schedule and dispatch technicians to construction project sites based on the project needs, the technician skill set, certifications, location, and priority.
  • Effectively communicate testing and inspection assignments and schedules to technicians and contractors.
  • Communicate test and inspection results to contractors.
  • Assist project managers with communication of plans, specifications and project requirements to technicians.
  • Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects.  Perform pre-task planning prior to executing work.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Maintain quality standards on all projects.
 Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience
  • Experience with laptop computer use and Microsoft Outlook, Word, Google Maps and Excel
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Preferred Experience:   
  • Construction administrative or technical background with understanding of building and construction terminology.
  • 1-2 years dispatch/schedule experience.
  • Experience as a materials technician or inspector.
  • ACI certification in one or more of the following areas:
    • Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I
    • Concrete Strength Testing Technician
  • Certified in radiation safety and Nuclear Density Gauge operations
 This is an opportunity to become a member of a successful team, be part of the construction process and make a career at a steady, growing organization. 

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Exemption
Non-exempt

Requisition ID
12628BR

Posting Title
Construction Testing Dispatcher/Scheduler

Employment Type
Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location)
Austin, TX

About Terracon
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 4,000 employees in over 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

EEO Statement
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

Job Category
Technician/Inspector