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NANA Fuels Distribution System Operator in Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

Fuels Distribution System Operator


Akima Logistics Services (ALS) provides the full spectrum of logistics services, ranging from performance-based and integrated logistics services (PBL & ILS), sustainment planning, material management, warehousing, and distribution to vehicle and equipment maintenance including legacy aircraft maintenance, sustainment, and transition support. ALS is also a major provider of role-player and foreign language speaking training support at U.S. Army installations across the nation. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:

A Fuels Distribution System Operator is responsible to Fuels Management Team (FMT) and the Project Manager for satisfactory accomplishment of all assigned tasks to include but not limited to accountability, security, safety, and task performance within their designated area of responsibility. Will perform duties within Fuels Operations to include issue, receive, store, account for, quality check, and dispense aviation fuel, de-icing fluid, gasoline, cryogenic fluids/gases, heating oil, and diesel fuel using a variety of fixed facilities and mobile fuel handling equipment. Perform duties as a flightline expeditor, as necessary.


  • Perform all assigned duties and functions as is directed by AFI 23-101, AFM 23-122 and AFI 23-201, applicable Technical Orders, and other publications.

  • Perform assigned duties as directed by FMT and assigned by the FDSO Lead within Fuels Operations to include receive, store, account for, quality check, and dispense aviation fuel, de-icing fluid, gasoline, cryogenic fluids/gases, heating oil, and diesel fuel using a variety of fixed facilities and mobile fuel handling equipment.

  • Climb above ground fuel storage tanks, perform facilities and equipment inspections, sign off facilities and mobile fuel handling equipment.

  • Perform maintenance, as necessary, on mobile fuel handling equipment.

  • Conducts Fuels related task training and with FMT authorization conducts task certifications.

  • Perform preventive maintenance, services, and checks on Fuel’s facilities and mobile refueling equipment/vehicles.

  • Maintain facilities, grounds, and equipment within their scope of responsibility in a clean, safe, and neat manner including housekeeping, cleanliness, and general appearance.

  • Provide fuel support for the 24-hour, 7-day Joint Base Andrews, Maryland operations.

  • Accountable for meeting safety performance standards and completing all work safely.

  • Responsible for reporting of on-duty accidents, injuries, near misses, and hazardous situations in accordance with company policy.

  • If assigned and meet the qualifications, perform tasks related to Fuels Air Force Special Experience Identifiers.

  • Must be able to perform all essential tasks as related to directives in Contractual Performance Work Statement.

  • Perform all contract/fuels related additional duties and tasks as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 2 years of verifiable fuel handling experience (e.g. with petroleum tank farm, flightline refueling operations, commercial tank truck petroleum experience).

  • Must have an "Acceptable" driving record for the past 3 years and currently have at least a Class B Commercial Driver’s License with tanker, air brake, and HAZMAT endorsements on the license or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of reporting to work.

  • Ability to lift 40 lbs. of weight in the performance of duties.

  • Ability to work rotating shifts, including nights and weekends.

  • Knowledge of governing Fuels regulations, procedures, and instructions.

  • Customer services-oriented, possessing good communication and mathematical skills.

  • Ability to obtain a DOD security clearance. Possession of a DOD secret clearance is a plus

  • Military experience in the Fuels career field is a plus.

  • Working knowledge and a willingness to learn the ever-changing DOD electronic or computerized fuels management system(s) in use at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland is a plus.

  • A basic knowledge of hand and power tools for various maintenance services & checks processes is a plus.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Job: Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers

Primary Location: US-MD-Joint Base Andrews

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: ALS00375