Operations Manager (Fuels)
This position is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The Operations Manager will be dedicated to the management of all aspects of contractor-provided fuels support services and ensures operations IAW contract requirements between contractor-staffed positions and their respective contracts CONUS and OCONUS. The Operations Manager must be able to provide direct support to contracts and provide mentorship to all Contract Terminal Managers.
Responsibilities & Duties
- Plans, organizes, and controls the overall activities of the contract at all geographically-dispersed sites (i.e. operations management technical work, quality control, scheduling and costs associated with various calls made against the contract.)
- Primary interface with Government Representatives: Contracting Officer, and Contracting Officer Representatives.
- Provides effective management of equipment, supplies, personnel and activities assigned to the operation. Determines priorities; develops plans, implements policies and procedures to ensure the success of numerous routine and special tasks are met.
- Ensures contractor-performed activities at site locations are operated in conformance with the terms and conditions of the contract
- Monitors contractual expenditures and ensures that established budgets are not exceeded.
- Serve as a primary point of contact for all technical and task related matters.
- Directs necessary resources, sets priorities, and assists as necessary to ensure the efficient and effective operation of all functional areas
- Provides needed assistance to subordinates in resolving work related issues or problems.
- Conducts a quality assurance program in accordance with contract requirements, procedures manuals, and other pertinent directives.
- Provides oral and written status reports, routine and ad hoc, as scheduled or requested to the Project Manager.
- Ensures the adequacy and compliance of conveyances moving fuel along specified routes.
- Coordinates with host nation representatives, U.S. Government officials and contract joint venture (JV) partners as required.
- Must be computer literate and possess excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Experience Required:
Must be a strong multi-tasker, able to initiate and lead projects on a continuous basis, willingness to be an avid team player in corporate functions outside of primary duties, willingness and ability to travel internationally and domestic, out-of-the-box initiatives and ideas, self motivator, and self starter.
- Five years of FUELS project management experience or equivalent (related diplomatic, military, senior governmental experience). Logistics or Transportation operational background preferred.
- Prior military service at the E-6 rank or higher, such as Air Force Specialty Code (AFSC) of 3E4X1.
- Have a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in military petroleum storage and distribution operations, ground fuel services, fuel systems maintenance for military aircraft and ships, fuel testing, and maintenance/ repair of fuel handling equipment and facilities.
- At least five (5) years within the last seven (7) years of supervisor or managerial experience in operations noted above with emphasis in aircraft refueling operations, inspections, environmental compliance, inventory management and equipment inspections.
- Ability to obtain or maintain a government security clearance, and/or Favorable Background Investigation (BI)
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified. This does not prohibit management’s right to add or delete responsibilities as required or deemed necessary. The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.