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Batchman/Dispatcher

Date: Nov 20, 2021

Country: Prince George, British Columbia, CA, V2K 1A1

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Terus Construction Ltd.

Terus Construction Ltd. is an integrated road construction and materials manufacturing company, which has been building roads in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory for over 30 years through decentralized business centers.

Road construction, asphalt paving, aggregate production, hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete supply are the core activities. In addition, the Company acts as general contractor on civil construction projects, including excavation, utilities, concrete placement, sidewalks, and curbs, and in all kind of road construction related activities.

Over 800 jobs every year are performed through more than 20 decentralized business centers, such as highway rehabilitation, airport construction, industrial, municipal and commercial work, subdivisions. More than 550 employees are locally employed.

Terus Construction provides challenging and rewarding opportunities in an entrepreneurial, diverse, inclusive and respectful work environment. As our growth creates new career opportunities, likely there is the right one for you!

Prince George Ready Mix, part of the Terus Construction Ltd. group, is seeking a full-time Batchman/Dispatcher.

 

Core Duties/Responsibilities:

 

EMPLOYEE   SUPERVISION 

1.    Provides instruction and guidance to employees in order to optimize performances in terms of productivity, quality and just in time delivery.   Creates a positive work environment, builds employee morale, and utilizes people to the best of their ability.
2.    Monitors and ensures employee’s compliance to corporate policies and programs pertaining to health & safety, environmental, quality and code of conduct.
3.    Holds regular safety meetings, and hazard assessments, and ensures that all employees maintain a safe working environment.
4.     Motivates employees to be neat, courteous and professional.
5.    Reports issues or incidents of importance to the Regional Concrete Supervisor that will require proper follow-up.


OPERATIONS SUPERVISION 

1.    Ensures concrete deliveries are prompt, efficient, and to specifications.
2.    Ensures concrete plant, mixers, gravel trucks, and other equipment are utilized in an efficient and cost-effective manner  
3.     Ensure efficient and cooperative communication with the other ready mix operations to optimize operations, synergies and sharing of resources.
4.    Coordinates repairs and maintenance of all equipment, and communicates status report to the Regional Concrete Supervisor.
5.     Ensures buildings and equipment are neat, clean and well maintained.
6.    Establish cooperation with all employees to work efficiently and communicates daily with the Regional Concrete Supervisor.

 

QUALITY  CONTROL & ASSURANCE

1.    Ensures standards and specifications are met or surpassed.
2.    Understands and follows the quality control plan.
3.    Maintains high standard of workmanship and professionalism.
4.    Implements use of new technologies and products as directed.

 

SALES

1.    Treats customers in a professional and courteous manner to create excellence in customer satisfaction. 
2.    Represents the Company professionally in the community and promotes ongoing business relationships with customers and suppliers. 
 3.    Seeks new business opportunities and works closely with the Regional concrete supervisor to establish proper marketing plans.
4.    Upsell customers with our value-added products in order to increase our profitability

BATCHING DUTIES

1.    Ensure that all deliveries are on time and in spec.
2.    Schedules all orders as such to maximize productivity and manpower while keeping overtime to a minimum.
3.    Responsible for maintaining raw material inventory for ongoing orders.
4.    Communicate start and finish times with employees.
5.    Provides retail prices on phone as required. 
6.    Ensure all orders have payment secured or know of their current account status.
7.    Maintain communication with drivers during placements to ensure proper scheduling and quality can be achieved.
8.    Communicate with concrete Supervisor, all safety infractions and any complaints as they arise.
9.    Any other duties as assigned by the Concrete Supervisor.
10.    Weekly Inspections to the concrete plant and maintenance as required.
11.    Ensures that all running equipment is kept neat and tidy, and drum inspections are performed at regular intervals. All running equipment must be cleaned both inside and out.
12.    Ensures that all delivery tickets, time cards, and other general paperwork are completed fully and accurately by all employees, and handed in daily.
13.    Takes accurate concrete orders and asks all the right questions in order to minimize any mistakes with the concrete order.

 

Knowledge/Skills

⦁    Pleasant telephone demeanor and excellent customer service skills
⦁    Knowledgeable on health & safety, environmental requirements and best practices 
⦁    Computer Literate
⦁    Excellent communication skills (Oral and Written)
⦁    Team player
⦁    Good functional  knowledge of the command batch computer system
⦁    Maintenance/Calibration of Precision Water System (2 probe system)
⦁    Aggregate moisture testing
⦁    Must be able to handle high stress situations and multi task
⦁    Good functional knowledge of all systems required to effectively and efficiently operate the Batch Plant, Wash Plant and any other equipment required to fulfill this position.


Training/Education
⦁    ACI field testing certificate
⦁    Valid Occupational First Aid Level 1 ticket

 

Please apply online at: www.terusconstruction.ca

Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high-performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in-house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.