Company: Miles Sand & Gravel
Location: Puyallup, WA
Position Type: Internship-6-8 hrs. per day for 8 weeks. July - August
Hours: Monday - Friday 6 – 8 hrs. per day for 8 weeks. July -August
Application Closing Date: June 15, 2024
Compensation: $17.00 - $20.00

Job Description:

This opening is for High School students 16 – 18.


Skills INTERN may receive Training on:

  • All aspects of dispatch including ready-mix, aggregates and intercompany transport of various types of equipment and materials (cross training).
  • Crossed trained as a certified weighmaster for various scales.
  • Answer phones, quote and enter orders, recommend products for various applications.
  • Coordinate and schedule personnel and equipment while ensuring customer satisfaction and company efficiency.
  • Relay directions and order information clearly and accurately.
  • Review upcoming orders for accuracy.
  • Timely completion of day-to-day office tasks such as data entry, misc. paperwork, filing etc.
  • Possible growth into end of day truck dispatching.
  • Other duties within the dispatch department.

Job Skills and Requirements:

Interpersonal Skills Desired:

  • Outstanding communication skills and a strong ability to communicate effectively and professionally via telephone, email and in-person. Have the ability to listen, speak plainly and communicate effectively.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • A self-starter who can 1) work independently, diligently and responsibly with minimal supervision 2) work as a member of a team  3) manage their time wisely  4) multi-task in a fast paced environment  5) meet a deadline 6) be accountable and 7) have a “can do” attitude.
  • Have the ability to solve problems, prioritize the most important situations, think quickly on your feet and apply solutions to minimize future disruptions.
  • Possess the ability to keep calm during stressful situations.
  • Organized with exceptional attention to detail and great recall skills.
  • Dependable and have an outstanding attendance record.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Honest, responsible and trustworthy with confidential information.