Chief Service or Work Dispatcher

Manage activities of Service or Work Dispatchers and power line workers.
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Salary Range
$29,000 – $77,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Chief Service or Work Dispatchers do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of DISPATCHERS, SERVICE OR WORK and power line workers to increase efficiency of work crews and equipment in routine maintenance and emergencies, such as floods or fire: Assigns duties to workers according to priority of trouble calls received. Relays information and technical instructions between linecrews and appropriate department heads concerning power line troubles requiring action not covered by standard operating procedures. Verifies that all switching operations are accurately recorded and reported to ensure safety of linecrews. May supervise DISPATCHERS, SERVICE.

Should I be a Chief Service or Work Dispatcher?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Dispatcher, Chief, Service or Work, Service or Work Chief Dispatcher

    How to Become a
    Chief Service or Work Dispatcher

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