The Permit & Escort Manager is responsible for coordinating permits and escorts for Buchanan Hauling & Rigging, Inc. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Route all permitted loads
  • Work with dispatcher and driver to coordinate permits/escorts
  • Work with states and permit services to obtain permits
  • Work with escort companies to set escorts/surveys
  • Check all permits to make sure they are correct and clear
  • Stay in contact with states for route changes and construction
  • Communicate any changes or state issues with dispatchers and drivers 
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Competencies:
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solver-can handle multiple issues at once
  • Ability to work with all parties - management, dispatch, drivers, and states
  • Heavy haul, over dimensional permit experience
Desired Competencies:
  • 5-10 years of experience ordering permits
  • Knowledge of state restrictions
  • Familiarity with route planning and state requirements
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree or 5 years of permit experience
Buchanan Hauling and Rigging, Inc. is a full service transportation company offering full truckload van and flatbed service, LTL and a logistics division that can help with all of your transportation requirements. In addition to our standard truckload and LTL service we also provide expedite service.

Our main office located in Fort Wayne, IN is staffed 7 days a week 24 hours a day 365 days a year with well trained transportation professionals on site. In addition to our domestic U.S. service we offer thru service into and out of Mexico and Canada. We have partnered with several high quality Mexican carriers to deliver our loads. If you ship freight into Mexico it will stay on our trailer until it is delivered.

Our equipment includes: Flats, stretch flats, single drop stretch, double drop stretch, multiple axle removable goose necks and 13 axle double drop RGN’s. In addition to our fleet of flat and specialized trailers we also maintain a substantial fleet of van trailers. All of our vans are 53’ air-ride trailers equipped with logistics posts and e-track.

Buchanan Hauling and Rigging, Inc is mid size company (300+ trucks), however, we provide the services normally only offered by much larger companies. We have the technology, equipment and personnel to handle your most rigorous transportation requirements.

Buchanan offers the following benefits to full time employees: 
  • Team-oriented environment
  • Company sponsored events
  • 401(k) matching
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Health savings account

Buchanan is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). 

Department: Heavy Haul
This is a full time position

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