Dispatcher/Logistics Coordinator

BROUSSARD, LA

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Description

Westaff is hiring a Dispatcher/Logistics Coordinator in Lafayette, La. 

Candidate MUST be able to work an on call schedule a few times a week & some weekends.

$15/hour

Permanent opportunity with the Client

General Duties:

The general duties of the dispatcher include:

  • Make sure all locations in GOM have the correct number of staff that are required by the locations contract.
  • Set up crew changes for each location on the designated crew change date, time and dock.
  • Create and maintain rotation schedules to ensure personnel does not stay offshore longer than the desired amount of time mandated by operations.
  • Check in personnel for job assignments and review expectations, pay rates and required PPE.
  • Update and maintain records in the logistics software system.
  • Ensure that site managers (camp boss) is sending in crew change forms at least five days prior to crew change date.
  • Report all opening and closing jobsites to multiple department heads.
  • Forecast staffing needs and advise management of positions required to fulfill job assignments.
  • Verify, log and distribute timesheets to payroll department as they are received.
  • Assign transportation duties to drivers based on expected crew change dates.
  • Assume on-call duties as scheduled by management. 

Education/Experience:

  1. Prior experience working in a dispatch/logistics role preferred.

Job Skills Required:

  1. Good communication skills.
  2. Good organization skills.
  3. Great attitude and works well in a team environment.
  4. Works well with others across department lines.
  5. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.
  6. Ability to learn quickly and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  7. Ability to solve problems independently and know when to seek management guidance.
  8. Knowledge of offshore port/dock locations along the Gulf coast.

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