We are currently seeking a Construction Expeditor to join our Utility Lines Construction Services, Inc. team in the Overhead Maintenance and Construction Department.

We offer excellent opportunities for career-oriented individuals that want to be a part of our team.  Our goal is to provide a safe work environment for all our employees to perform quality work with our many clients.  ULCS employees share in Productivity and Safety Incentive programs, as well as an excellent compensation package that includes health/dental/vision benefits, Aflac, paid life insurance, short/long term disability, matching 401(k) plan, paid holidays, and paid vacation.  Flame Retardant clothing is provided for all employees at no cost to them.  Various work locations do offer employee payroll deduct programs for work boots and tools for the job.

Our company performs work within the South Eastern Region of the United Stated.  Many projects have immediate openings. Our region office is in Indian Trail, North Carolina. We offer year-round employment with a company that values the team approach toward building quality projects.  If you are looking for your next career advancement and are a goal-oriented person that wants to work for a company that values safety and appreciates good employees, please apply today.

Essential Duties

  • Construction Expeditor is responsible for determining supply needs through technical details and schedules provided by Estimating team and management
  • Manages the orders of material to meet project requirements
  • Coordinates the delivery of supplies according to priorities and specifications
  • Resolves problems to expedite delivery of orders
  • Confirms orders upon arrival to the field to ensure the correct quality and quantity
  • Monitors inventory of supplies for different jobs or sites
  • Places orders when needed, scheduling for timely delivery and competitive price
  • Arranges the movement of material between locations and jobsites
  • Maintains good relationships with suppliers and vendors
  • Keeps accurate records
  • Familiar with construction supplies and various types of equipment needed to support the Electrical Utility Industry
  • Communicates with field management and Miss Utility or similar agency to provide exact locations for excavation activities to be certain there is no conflict with existing utilities in the ground before we dig. Maintains accurate calendar expiration dates and files for these locations to continually update the status of these mandatory updates.
  • Duties will include but are not limited to compiling information from bid documents, requesting quotes from vendors and subcontractors to support our estimating team.
  • Issuing purchase orders using a combination of Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks Pro to track the progress and cost of all orders from initiation through final payments.
  • Review operating practices and procedures and recommend improvements to facilitate a more efficient and effective workflow process to provide support to the team
  • Establishes and maintains vendor relations, files, and reports.
  • Works closely with field personnel to obtain and coordinate job materials to ensure timely delivery for scheduled work.
  • Assignments, projects, and daily work will be carried out in accordance with the instructions that are established through office practices, procedures, and precedents.
  • Confers with customers, suppliers, property owners, general public, other contractors and representatives of utilities and governmental agencies
  • This position will act as a liaison between regional management, vendors, and field employees.
  • Must understand and implement chain of command in reference to ULCS Organizational Chart.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Regional Office Manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to understand technical specifications of material and equipment
  • Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel) and filing systems
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Well-organized with multi-tasking abilities
  • Apt in problem-solving
  • Must be able to effectively communicate status of purchase orders for projects.
  • Must have solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent Adobe, Microsoft office, QuickBooks and Outlook skills.
  • Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • A minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in Purchasing or Accounts Payable is required.
  • Able to understand and create complex spreadsheets.
  • Has working knowledge of accounting basics.
  • Capable of creating and understanding job costing and procurement reports. 
  • Good customer service and conflict resolution skills.
  • Able to pay close attention to details and identify/correct mistakes.
  • Excellent communication skills interacting with other staff members, outside representatives, and customers
  • Must possess good planning, analysis, and organizing skills.
  • Manages time effectively, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Commitment to teamwork through relationship building, reliability and collaboration.
  • Capable of performing repetitive tasks
  • Must pass pre- employment drug screening, MVR, and Background screening.
  • Must have transportation to and from work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Requirements:      

Key:

Rarely = less than 10%

Occasionally = up to 33%

Frequently = up to 66%

Continuously = 67% to 100%

 

 

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Standing

 

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Seeing

 

 

 

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Walking

 

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Reading

 

 

 

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Sitting

 

 

 

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Reaching

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Stooping

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Range of Motion

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Kneeling

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Hearing – Speech Range

 

 

 

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Squatting

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Depth Perception

 

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Body Twisting

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Color Vision

 

 

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Crawling

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Lifting

 

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Sense of Touch

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Carrying

 

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Manual Dexterity

 

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Pushing

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Speaking Clearly

 

 

 

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Pulling

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Seeing Distant

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Climbing Ladders

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Climbing On/Off Truck

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Climbing Stairs

 

 

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Climbing Poles

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Balancing

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Gripping

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Lifting Up to 10 lbs.

 

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Lifting Over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs.

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Lifting Up to 50 lbs.

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Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.  Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.

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