Chief Dispatcher

Manage activities of dispatching and clerical personnel in field offices.
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Salary Range
$29,000 – $77,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Chief Dispatchers do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of dispatching and clerical personnel in field offices, and advises on types of oil well services for specific drilling or production problems: Advises customers regarding services best suited for specific drilling or production problems, utilizing knowledge of local conditions gained through field experience, to select type of service required. Computes material quantities and quotes prices for service. Dispatches oil well servicing crews, using telephone or radio, to perform services, and oversees clerical activities in field office. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Chief Dispatcher?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Automatic Chief, Force Dispatcher

    How to become a Chief Dispatcher

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