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United Rentals Area Dispatcher in Chesapeake, Virginia

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future. We believe in:

Hiring and retaining exceptional employees at every level

Providing training, development and career planning

Instilling the belief that our customers are key to our long-term success

Encouraging a strong sense of responsibility, involvement and commitment

Recognizing and rewarding both individual and team efforts

As an Area Dispatcher at United Rentals, you will be tasked with organizing the daily dispatch of drivers for a metro area in a safe and timely manner. You will work closely with Operations Managers and Inside Sales Reps to ensure deliveries are properly scheduled and executed to guarantee superior customer service. Without you, our customers cannot meet their operational needs, and that's why we seek a professional with integrity who respects and understand the demands of the job.

Your strong work ethic, reliability and positive attitude will make you an asset to our branch and entire organization. If you would enjoy the chance to make your mark with the world's largest equipment rental provider, consider a future with United Rentals. You will be supported by a strong management team that will help you achieve your goals. Excellence in this challenging and rewarding position paves the way for advancement opportunities.

Additional duties include the following:

  • Oversee dispatch of drivers within the metro-area to maximize efficiency and customer delivery responsiveness

  • Monitor driver progress and adjust schedules as pick-up and delivery orders come in

  • Maximize truck loads outbound and inbound

  • Optimize use of overtime and outside haulers to deliver superior customer service

  • As needed, support branches in maintaining customer relations via phone, making additions, cancellations, and changes regarding equipment location or delivery time

  • Demonstrate commitment to safety and discipline through exemplary personal compliance, accountability and pro-active communication

  • Perform all safety inspections within company and governmental policies

  • Other duties assigned as needed

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record

  • Technical knowledge of DOT/Federal Motor Carrier rules and regulations

  • Diligent attention to safety

  • Strong ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong leadership, organization and communication skills

What's in it for you?

U.S. Full Time roles : Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

U.S. Part Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match/RRSP; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

*Offered for full time roles, part time eligibility in select provinces

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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