Martin Marietta

  • Dispatcher

    Job Locations US-LA-Shreveport
    Requisition ID
    Cement and SW RM Division
  • Overview

    Recently ranked at #72 on Fortune magazine’s list of the 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in the world, Martin Marietta, a member of the S&P 500 Index, employs more than 8,500 employees at operations spanning 27 states, Canada and the Bahamas. A leading supplier of aggregates and heavy building materials, dedicated teams at Martin Marietta supply the resources for the roads, sidewalks and foundations on which we live.


    At Martin Marietta, we are always looking for the best and the brightest, for people who have the potential to be the Company's future leaders. We are building on our foundation of success by selecting the finest people and helping them realize their potential. When you decide to build your career at Martin Marietta, you'll know what it's like to be respected, challenged and rewarded.


    Position Summary


    Will ensure timely delivery service and optimum fleet utilization based on cubic yards per driver hour. Must be able to learn and perform basic dispatching responsibilities.



    • Learn to type tickets to Ensure timely delivery

    • Learn to monitor jobs: determine if delivery rates are correct; if jobs can be started earlier, or where there are   delays on PM jobs

    • Inform shop of trucks with mechanical problems

    • Inform maintenance of plant problems

    • Assist Drivers in finding job sites

    • Get assistance to Drivers in emergencies

    • Inform Customer Representatives of problems on jobs that need their expertise and/or assistance

    • Wash out Drivers as early as possible

    • Learn to take orders for current day and/or future delivery as needed

    • Learn to make moves or changes in orders for customers

    • Other duties as required

    • Learn to determine if order is in schedule for next day

    • Learn to verify with shop on number of trucks available for next day

    • Inform Customer Representatives about problems with next days business

    • Attend safety meetings

    • Work to improve relations with customers

    • Other duties as required

    Minimum Education and Experience

    • High School Diploma or equivalent

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Sales aptitude in dealing with customers

    • Demonstrates good negotiating skills and displays empathy

    • Uses good verbal communication skills and telephone technique

    • Ability to plan, organize, execute, and troubleshoot

    • Proven record of dependability

    • Good attention to detail

    • Analytical and decision making capabilities

    • Must be a team player

    • Must be able to work in a stressful environment with multiple and conflicting demands

    • Must be a self-starter and a team player

    • Must be willing and able to learn all aspects of the Automated Dispatch System

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to stoop, bend, and reach to utilize files

    • Ability to sit at a desk 8+ hours per day

    • Visual ability to read detail reports and computer screen

    • Ability to communicate clearly in English by telephone and 2-way radio

    Environmental Factors

    • Most time is spent in an air conditioned office environment


    • Medical

    • Prescription Drug

    • Dental

    • Vision

    • Health Care Reimbursement Account

    • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account

    • Wellness Programs

    • Employee Assistance Plan

    • Paid Holidays and Vacation

    • 401(k) with Company matching

    • Pension

    • Salary Continuation – Short-Term Disability

    • Long-Term Disability Options

    • Employee Life Insurance

    • Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance

    • Business Travel Accident Insurance

    • Direct Deposit Payroll

    • Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan

    • College Scholarship Program – for dependent children

    • Matching Gift Program

    • New Auto Purchase Discount Plans

    We are an equal opportunity employer.
    Qualified minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.