Apr 30, 2024

Dispatcher/Office Administrator

  • Granite Construction
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Admin-Clerical Construction

Job Description

General Summary

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the logistics, compliance, and coordination of labor, equipment, materials, trucking, and rentals for construction projects through the use of information technology.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Responsible for assisting and performing day-to-day administrative functions.

  • Engage in self-learning tutorials of system software programs that manage equipment and craft workforce.

  • Update asset utilization procedures to utilize available technology to better utilize equipment.

  • Manage truck dispatch application and technology increase efficiency of trucking operations. 

  • Assist field operations with informational inquiries to ensure productive work environment.

  • Review and recommend changes as necessary to improve the efficiency of field operations.

  • Assist other functional leaders with administrative functions including Equipment, Safety, Estimating and Construction Materials to ensure efficiency and accuracy.

  • Provide business development support, as needed, for communicating with customers and vendors.

  • Responsible for the dispatch and onboarding of union employees through HCSS and Workday.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

Work Experience

  • 1-3 years of work experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to understand company operations, organizational procedures, and personnel.

  • Must be proficient on spreadsheet and word processing applications, i.e. Word and Excel.

  • Must demonstrate ethical and professional business practices.

  • Must have effective verbal and written communications skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to work well under pressure.

  • Ability to problem-solve.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and respond with a sense of urgency as required.

  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Additional Requirements/Skills

  • Ability to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis.

  • Team player.

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.