Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


4-190408-8802: Dispatcher
LocationOverseas - Iraq
Open Date4/8/2019
  
JOB DESCRIPTION

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking a Dispatcher for our current contract located on Camp Taji in Iraq.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles for conveyance of materials, freight, or passengers, or for normal installation, service or emergency repairs rendered outside the place of business
Duties may include using radio, telephone, or computer to transmit assignments and compiling statistics and reports on work progress
Confer with customers or supervising personnel in order to address questions, problems, and requests for service or equipment
Determine types or amounts of equipment, vehicles, materials, or personnel required according to work orders or specifications
Monitor personnel and/or equipment locations and utilization in order to coordinate service and schedules
Prepare daily work and run schedules
Receive or prepare work orders
Record and maintain files and records of customer requests, work or services performed, charges, expenses, inventory and other dispatch information
Relay work orders, messages, and information to or from work crews, supervisors, and field inspectors using telephones or two-way radios
Arrange for necessary repairs in order to restore service and schedules
Schedule and dispatch workers, work crews, equipment, or service vehicles to appropriate locations according to customer requests, specifications, or needs, using radios or telephones

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

3-5 years of current transportation dispatch experience with multi temp loads in a shipper environment
Transportation Management Systems
Excellent MS-Office computer skills
Skilled problem resolution attributes
Solid customers service experience
Strong current operations experience

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

DISCLAIMER

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.