• Maintenance Dispatcher

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(12/16/2019 10:06 AM)
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Maintenance Department.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for Maintenance Dispatcher.

    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.


    • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
    • Oversee all check in and out of company trucks and vans.
    • Ensure that each vehicle is fully inspected prior to releasing the vehicle (to include checking oil, noting damages, unit is topped off with fluids).
    • Verify that the vehicle requester and/or driver is on the approved drivers list.
    • Inform and enforce the company’s vehicle policies.
    • Handles heavy phone and radio traffic.
    • Take all scheduling and driver complaints, report to Maintenance Supervisor/Resource Manager.
    • Serve as primary communication liaison with company customer.
    • Maintain the ELD Drivers logs via cloud basis systems.
    • Keep positive control of all keys, truck tables, and radios at the beginning and end of each shift.
    • Create work orders for the discrepancies that are note on Check out / in sheets.
    • Keep vehicles clean and free of any trash, to include washing units in the company wash bay.
    • Ensure all vehicles have a valid state inspection, and registration prior to releasing the vehicle
    • Ensure all Safety devices function properly prior to releasing the vehicle.
    • Provide solutions to drop-off and pick-up problems.
    • Handle back-up driver duties or perform miscellaneous clerical duties as needed.
    • Complete assignment of special projects.
    • Assist supervisor / manager in day-to-day operations.
    • Work independently to complete responsibilities.
    • Must have regular, reliable attendance.
    • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment- hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator.
    • Control cost in assigned area of responsibility.
    • Other duties may be assigned as workload dictates.


    • 3-5 years’ experience
    • Must have a clean driving record which will allow for their approval by the Company to operate the Company’s vehicles
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Must be able to work effectively with others
    • Basic knowledge of radio dispatch equipment
    • Excellent communication and customer service skills
    • Ability to deliver under time constraints and deadlines
    • Previous terminal operations, dispatch, or driver experience
    • Computer literate

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    Our benefits include: 
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K, company match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations 
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more


    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.


    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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