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Calista Corporation Trucking & Equipment Dispatcher in Tacoma, Washington

Tunista Construction LLC






Trucking & Equipment Dispatcher                                                                     Tacoma, WA

*Compensation: $25 - $35 per hour  *


Why choose us?

Our founding company was built more than 50 years ago and has a legacy of welcoming new employees with our commitment to provide the best place to work by inspiring financial security and premier health and wellness programs for you and your family while enjoying an adventurous and dynamic culture. 


Our employees' commitment to protecting the environment is intrinsic and deeply rooted, both individually and collectively at Tunista Construction LLC, giving you purpose driven work that is impactful.  


What does Tunista Construction LLC do?

Tunista Construction is a highly experienced and qualified heavy civil Native Alaskan DBE contracting firm performing work throughout Washington State, with sister companies that operate all over the world.


We are built from a strong culture that provides a high level of safety, quality, and significant returns to all our clients and stakeholders, as we have developed a reputation for being a crucial partner with both design build and bid build projects for the Department of Defense, Washington State Department of Transportation, Homeland Security, and multiple public and private entities performing work in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska.


What can you expect?

As the Trucking & Equipment Dispatcher, you are responsible for coordinating labor, equipment, materials, trucking, and rentals for all construction projects. You are also responsible for ensuring all DOT/Federal Motor Carrier rules/regulations, and state regulations are followed. This position will require excellent logistics, coordination, and communication skills to execute trucking, material, and equipment needs for projects in a timely manner.


How will you do it?

Facilitate scheduling and dispatching for approximately 40 Teamster truck drivers.

Facilitate scheduling and dispatching for approximately 70 pieces of heavy equipment for internal and external customers.

Schedule and dispatch truck rentals for outside rental customers.

Heavy coordination of project resource needs with Superintendents and Foremen to ensure project schedule goals are met. 

Communicate detailed information such as time and specific locations to dispatch resources to jobs in the field to ensure appropriate resources are allocated.

Arrange and work with other area dispatchers to ensure the best opportunity for equipment utilization.

Utilize computerized dispatch and distribute daily to communicate resources and scheduling with the team. 

Work with various vendors to ensure the best possible pricing for rentals or other materials needed, with the coordination of the department manager.

Understand and know contract requirements when it comes to ordering job resources such as but not limited to DBE listed companies, or special Tier compliant equipment.

Orders state, county, and city permits for oversize and overweight loads, with coordination of lowboy driver and department manager.

Responsible for DOT and fleet safety regulatory compliance.

Responsible for labor relations and compliance associated with the master labor agre