Trucking Supervisor

Subsidiary: Sully Miller Holding Co.

 



Sully-Miller Contracting Co., the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout Southern California, is a company with nearly 100 years in the construction industry. Since 1923, Sully-Miller has become one of the premier construction contractors in Southern California, building much of the region’s infrastructure including airports, seaports, rail and intermodal, military/federal, roads, highways, and specialty projects. To learn more about Sully-Miller Contracting Co. visit www.sully-miller.com.  

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit www.colasusa.com

Sully-Miller Contracting Co., and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit www.colas.com

 

Job Summary

 

The Logistics Supervisor will work closely with all the Trucking & Field Operations team and will work directly under the Logistics Manager. The Logistics Supervisor will be responsible for the drivers and will fulfill various roles such as scheduling, monitoring timecards, HoS & BoL, managing schedules, monitor driver productivity, training of drivers and efficiency and provide feedback and coaching to drivers, brokers and operations on ways to improve efficiency and productivity, etc. Expected competencies include dependability, being action-oriented (pro-active), able to develop the skills of field operations, is customer-focused, and strives to increase technical skills and knowledge.  Responsible for assisting the Logistics Manager with Safety, on time delivery, driver calls, customer calls, new driver training, and all aspects of the logistics & equipment department. The Logistics Supervisor will also fill in as Dispatcher as needed.

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Interviewing, evaluating, and disciplining drivers.
  • Providing training to drivers (DOT Road Test).
  • Assist Logistics Manager with potential employee recruitment and screening.
  • Daily review of driver paperwork, data input and data flow for transport-related systems and processes.
  • Prior to job starting, communicate with the foreman to discuss how trucking for the job is to be coordinated.
  • Responsible for making sure all trucks for the job arrive on time, and stage at the proper location(s).
  • If there are trucks missing, the Supervisor to immediately communicate with Logistics, and to coordinate contacting the broker to locate or replace the missing trucks.
  • Communicate with the foreman and the logistics office about any delays or issues with the trucking, which may adversely affect the operation.
  • Keep in constant communication with the drivers to make sure they are following instructions, such as truck routes, specific job requirements, access to and from job sites or dumping areas, using the correct radio frequency, avoid over-spraying diesel, wasting time, etc.
  • Keep in constant communication with the ground crew to make sure truck flow is steady and is to promptly notify of any issues that slow down the flow.
  • Should be able to identify alternate routes, or any other opportunities that can help the operation run more efficiently.
  • Assist Logistics Manager and Dispatch by confirming truck counts with all brokers 1 week and 3 days in advance of the haul day (this function to be coordinated with truck dispatcher). 
  • Assist Logistics Manager and Dispatcher with re-confirming trucks 24 hours prior to haul day (this function is to be coordinated with truck dispatcher).
  • Assist Logistics Manager by running the haul and identifying best route (if hourly) prior to start of the new job to confirm truck count, etc.\
  • Keep record of trucks and their hours that have excessive delays in their haul times.
  • Keep notes on load and unload times and report to Superintendent and/or logistics department.
  • Gather and track daily trucking tickets to verify hours and turn into dispatch.

Education

 

  • Highschool Diploma
  • 5 years’ experience in Transportation and Dispatching preferred
  • Extensive Knowledge of DOT/FMCSA regulations preferred
  • Minimum Requirements – Class A CDL

Skills

 

  • Experience managing union-represented employees
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team and independently.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Highly dependable individual with the capability to multi-task
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job satisfactorily
  • Must be self-motivated, display initiative, be reliable, dependable, and trustworthy
  • Knowledge of Southern California aggregate trucking market is a plus.
  • Hold a Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License w/ tanker/Double Endorsements
  • Preferred history/experience in Dump and transporting equipment
  • Strong knowledge of DOT rules and regulations
  • Preferred knowledge of the LA, High Desert Areas.
  • Preferred knowledge of the truck routes and local city’s trucking requirements (Special permits, curfews, etc).
  • Bilingual English / Spanish preferred.
  • Minimum 2-years of Past trucking, truck boss, logistics experience required

     

 

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries (Sully-Miller Contracting Co.) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document. If you need an accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles