Fuel Operator in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

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Job Summary
The Fuel Operator performs fuel service operations to manage the reception, storage, and shipping of bulk or packaged petroleum-based products.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Load and unload a fuel truck, safely implementing precautions associated with hazards of transporting and issuing petroleum products
  • Receive, store, account for, document, and issue fuel product in accordance with specified standard operating procedures and military guidance
  • Perform hot and cold refueling of various types of military helicopters and equipment
  • Perform operational and preventive maintenance checks on relevant fuel equipment and vehicles in accordance with standards
  • Maintain vehicle logs and submit daily vehicle deficiencies report
  • Gauge tanks daily for estimated fuel amount in accordance with requirements
  • Observe and follow all safety rules, regulations, and operating procedures, including wearing required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and reporting delays or accidents
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
  • Courteous, customer-oriented communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of petroleum operations and related quality assurance/quality control standards and policies
  • Skill in sampling and basic testing procedures for petroleum products
  • Skill in properly dealing with hazardous chemicals, petroleum products, environmental spill prevention, and operational recovery planning
  • Additional knowledge/skills requirements may vary by assignment

Experience & Education
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience operating fuel distribution points or terminals, or 40-week Internal On-the-Job Training Fuel Operator Course
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Additional experience/education requirements may vary by assignment

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Ability to wear PPE and perform all duties including lifting up to 70 pounds, climbing fuel tanks up to 40 feet high, and climbing on tank trucks
  • No allergies to petroleum products
  • Ability to perform duties in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, and rain) and work long hours
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally


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