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Traveling Construction Site Coordinator

Company: Van Meter Inc.
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Traveling Construction Site Coordinator

*Please inquire directly for compensation range. Any information not provided by Van Meter is inaccurate*


The Traveling Construction Site Coordinator provides lasting value for our customers by facilitating the needs of the customer's job site. This includes, but is not limited to; ordering material, receiving material at jobsite, and providing material coordination and agile construction practices to the jobsite. This individual is an important liaison between Van Meter sales, operations, and the customer in the field. This person must have the flexibility to travel within the United States to be on assignment for months at a time. When not on assignment, this individual will work at the Central Distribution Center as a team member. This person exemplifies all safe work practices. This individual promotes our culture, our 5 P's and our purpose to create lasting value for those we serve.

Key Responsibilities & Essential Functions:

  • Adhere to all company safety policies and initiatives
  • Complete returns for parts and tools from the jobsite
  • Accurately maintain jobsite inventory and equipment
  • Complete parts and tools requests through ordering, receiving and shipping
  • Conduct product and tool cleaning, inspection, and storage at the jobsite
  • Work closely with Inside Sales, Purchasing and Operations
  • Provide customer service and support as main contact between Van Meter and customer
  • Set up and relocate fabrication stations/areas
  • Clean, stock and remove excess material from work areas
  • Deliver parts and tools to needed areas of jobsite
  • Receive and distribute deliveries as needed
  • Keep Conex and laydown yard clean and orderly
  • Clean, charge and/or fuel lifts and generators
  • General jobsite housekeeping
  • Assemble lights and other assemblies before installation
  • Responsibly manage expense associated with travel and working in the field
  • Process, cut, and prepare wire orders in an efficient and accurate manner
  • Label, verify and ships all outgoing commodity orders
  • Maintain inventory integrity through uses of cycle count, RD and wire cutting processes
  • Clean, maintain and 5S warehouse, office, and break trailers
  • Utilize multiple tools including, air compressors, nail guns, wire cutting tools, etc.
  • General help with crew members when needed

    Critical Success Factors:

    • Ability to work collaboratively with all areas of the job site
    • Ability to learn, grow, and adapt to change
    • Ability to effectively communicate with outside vendors and customers
    • Execute duties with the highest regard for safety, continuous improvement, and cost reduction
    • Ability to successfully work independently and in a team environment
    • Strong work ethic with a positive attitude
    • Willingness to give and receive constructive feedback
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong problem solving ability
    • Ability to analyze workload and establish priorities with time sensitive deadlines
    • Self-motivated
    • Dependable
    • Detail orientated
    • Ability to stay on task
    • Drive for continuous improvement
    • Advocate for Van Meter

      Job Requirements/Specifications:

      • High school diploma or GED required
      • Ability to travel within the United States to be on assignment for months at a time
      • Previous customer service experience required
      • Previous distribution center experience preferred
      • Ability to lift 70 lbs. on a consistent basis
      • Ability to operate lift truck equipment
      • Ability to work an extended shift to complete work tasks as needed
      • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
      • Demonstrated computer skills
      • Knowledge of Eclipse preferred
      • Knowledge of handheld RF scanner is a plus
      • Forklift operating experience required
      • Deployment to jobsites throughout the United States for extended periods of time
      • Minimum 3-year commitment required

        Work Environment & Physical Demands:

        • Consistent: more than 2/3s of the time

          • Standing
          • Walking
          • Lifting
          • Work indoors

          • Frequent: from 1/2 to 2/3s of the time

            • Carrying
            • Pushing
            • Bending @ the waist
            • Twisting upper body
            • Reaching
            • Working with hands
            • Working with fingers
            • Vision acuity-near
            • Vision acuity-far
            • Depth perception
            • Field of vision
            • Vision adjustment
            • Color vision
            • Team lifting
            • Works with others
            • Cold
            • Heat
            • Temperature changes

            • Some: less than 1/3 of the time

              • Sitting
              • Climbing
              • Balancing
              • Kneeling
              • Crouching
              • Talking
              • Hearing
              • Driving
              • Works alone
              • Non-Standard shift work
              • Extended day
              • Humid
              • Noise
              • Work outdoors
              • Mechanical hazards

              • Occasional: less than 1 time per week

                • Crawling
                • Customer contact
                • Wet
                • Vibration
                • Confined area
                • High places
                • Fumes
                • Odors
                • Dusts
                • Mists
                • Gases
                • Poor ventiliation

                  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an incumbent. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of activities, duties or responsibilities. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.


                  -not applicable-

                  Traveling Construction Site Coordinator

                  Number of Openings

                  Cedar Rapids

                  About the Organization

                  EOE Statement
                  We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
                  This position is currently accepting applications.
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