Overview

Green Diamond Resource Company has an exciting new career opportunity available. Come join our company as a Transportation Coordinator. This position provides the expertise to effectively and efficiently dispatch current trucking capacity throughout the California properties while ensuring production goals and customer commitments are met.  This will mainly be log truck dispatch, but there will also be water, dump and lowbed trucks involved in the process. Along with dispatching this role will help with harvest operations status checks and other administrative tasks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Gather trucking requests daily and assign dispatch to different trucking entities. Must be able to communicate in a manner that ensures prompt and timely arrival of trucking capacity to the appropriate locations.
  • Understand, record, and communicate out constraints at delivery locations. Address issues as they arise at different delivery locations and/or landings when concerning trucking.
  • Conduct necessary trainings and spot checks to ensure that contractor capacity follows GDRCo safety standards and meets the requirements of FSC.
  • Manage multiple projects and respond to unexpected changes to planned production schedules without resulting in downtime or lost productivity by using creative problem solving.
  • Use phone, company, and CB radio as tools to effectively and efficiently dispatch trucks to assure timely, efficient, and cost-effective loading and unloading at both remote and nearby locations.
  • Have geographical knowledge of Green Diamond’s California property to provide direction as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Associates degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in logging or trucking/transportation field or working extensively in customer service.
  • Prior knowledge of truck dispatching or experience with dispatching software preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have skill using Microsoft 365.
  • Must be reliable and work well under pressure with the ability to multi-task, prioritize activities and react to constantly changing work requirements.
  • Must be able to communicate, speak and listen in a calm, efficient and effective manner.

Tagged as: decking logs, dispatching, dump trucks, forestry, log yard, logging trucks, lowbed, timber harvest, water trucks

About Green Diamond Resource Company

Green Diamond Resource Company is a fifth-generation, family-owned forest products company. The rich history of our Company spans over 130 years.  Our success is due to the quality and commitment of our employees. We support our employees in many ways - with safety practices and work environments beyond what laws and regulations require. We invest in resources and education to offer our people opportunities for growth and advancement.

Green Diamond owns and manages over 2.2 million acres of working forestland in ten states in the Western and Southern US. In the area surrounding Humboldt and Del Norte counties in California where this job is located we own over 375,000 acres. We manage our lands in an environmentally responsible manner, as sustainable (FSC certified) productive working forests.