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Company: GFA International
Location: Miami
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview

Universal Engineering Sciences (UES), a nationwide leader in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Building Code Compliance, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety, and Building Envelope, has an opening for a Dispatcher/Admin Assistant.

About UES

For nearly six decades, UES has provided essential engineering services and has contributed to the success of some of the most prominent and significant projects in the United States. Experienced and proven, UES is considered a pioneer of the industry and stands at the forefront of emerging technology, best practices, and groundbreaking solutions, to attract the best talent and foster enriching opportunities for career growth. Our work includes both public and private clients and consists of projects ranging from transportation and healthcare to commercial and education. Our engineers, geologists, certified inspectors, and scientists offer an unwavering commitment to excellence, approaching each project as an opportunity to cultivate enduring relationships with our clients.

Built on experience and driven by a determination to see our clients through to success, UES remains focused, optimistic, and grounded in excellence.


UES is thrilled to be named the #1 fastest growing AEC firm by the Zweig Group. The Zweig Group's Hot Firm list honors the fastest-growing firms in the architecture, engineering, planning, environmental, and construction (AEC) industry. For the first time in four years, a new firm, UES, took the number one spot on the 2021 list! Firms are ranked based on three-year growth in revenue, by both percentage and dollar growth.

Why Work at UES?

* Our family atmosphere promotes a small company feel, even as we continue to grow and expand our regional and national footprint.
* Health Plans - UES employees can choose from three different health plan options including our flagship Health Savings Account (HSA) plan with low premiums and company matching funds deposited directly into your own Health Savings Account!
* Our dental and vision plans offer both in and out of network benefits, giving you the choice to stay with a favorite dentist, orthodontist, or optometrist.
* 401k - Save for retirement with Empower and get a company matching contribution of 50% on the first 6% of compensation, up to $2,000 maximum match.
* There's plenty of time off too! UES employees accrue generous amounts of Paid Time Off (PTO), and Paid Holidays!

Construction Materials Testing & Inspections:

UES offers a broad range of materials and lab testing for a variety of projects, from complex roadway construction to single-family residential communities. Our precise testing and quality control offerings successfully guide our clients through stringent project specifications, difficult construction schedules, and complex government regulations with ease. We understand that the most sophisticated technology is wasted without an excellent team trained to maximize its use. That's why every member of our testing team offers expertise in sampling techniques, testing procedures, verification procedures, and the application of various building materials. Together with our ground-breaking technology, our testing services remain unmatched.

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Position Summary:

As a Dispatcher/Admin Assistant, you will be responsible for the day-to-day job assignment of field engineering technicians. The person needs to be reliable (responsibilities, tardiness, etc.) and have a good work ethic. They need to be able to cooperate with co-workers and clients and they also should be able to listen, understand and follow instructions. They must show respect for company property.

Job Responsibilities:

Your day as a Dispatcher/Admin Assistant at UES will be both challenging and rewarding. During which, you have the opportunity to create lasting relationships with your team members. On a typical day, you can be expected to:

* Communicates with client representatives for job assignments using professional phone and email etiquette.
* Documents conversations with client and prepares work orders.
* Coordinates job assignments in relation to technician locations to maximize production and minimize vehicle travel time and fuel usage utilings online dispatching software.
* Coordinate and manage the schedule of all field technicians
* Documents technician's Paid Time Off (PTO) usage
* Coordinates laboratory sample retrieval (concrete cylinders, soil samples) and notifies the laboratory supervisor of pending rushes
* Builds and maintains "team spirit" among the field technicians
* Maintains close communication with Assistant Dept. Manager and Field Services Supervisor and respond to problems in the field
* Maintains log of Nuclear Device check in and out, distributes dosimeter badges to technicians
* Communications with the Administrative Assistant assigned to project set up information
* Assist, when necessary, the Productivity Project Manager with work orders and technician paperwork issues.
* For those clients requiring Purchase Orders, obtains and organizes all purchase orders before scheduling a technician to perform work.
* Follows safety procedures.
* Other duties may be assigned

Required Qualifications:

* One to three years related dispatching experience and/or training.
* Valid Driver's License
* Knowledge of field and laboratory procedures.
* High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
* Prior Logistics/Scheduling preferred.

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Universal Engineering Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drugfree Workplace.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Universal Engineering Sciences is a Drug-Free Workplace.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Keywords: GFA International, Miami , Dispatcher, Professions , Miami, Florida

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