Transportation Director - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-06
DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Kandahar
Afghanistan

 

Job Summary
 
The Transportation Director oversees all transportation in support of constructing and providing operations and maintenance for bases in assigned area of responsibility.
 
Principal Accountabilities

  • Direct transportation and movement control for terminal operations, intra-theater cargo transportation, container operations, arrival/departure air control group, transportation hub operations, and theater mission planning
  • Provide technical direction to regional/site transportation and movement control managers and ensure compliance with SOW requirements
  • Facilitate effective communications throughout organization
  • Cross level support (using on-hand personnel and assets, ensure sufficient capabilities are in place) to cover surge and demobilization requirements
  • Oversee internal transportation requirements necessary to support operations
  • Work closely with procurement, logistics, and property management to ensure material and equipment are delivered to end users
  • Coordinate with military transportation units and commanders to validate priorities and ensure customer expectations are exceeded
  • Perform annual training as required for efficiency and compliance
  • As available, develop or train personnel on all aspects of transportation
  • Oversee support needed for audits conducted pertinent to project controls
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Working knowledge of ground transportation, freight forwarding, military transportation operations, and transportation network administration
  • Skill in analyzing and evaluating DOD transportation systems, reports, quality control, and traffic management functions
  • Skill in organizing and supervising movement, deployment, and redeployment of personnel and equipment in a military and joint environment with civilians
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Knowledge in applying concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software

Experience & Education

  • Minimum twelve (12) years of experience including ten (10) years in military transportation or similar work with at least two (2) years in an OCONUS/Combat Zone management role in transportation, port management, and/or traffic operations
  • Evaluation experience in site capability and limitation for depots, truck terminals, air terminals, water ports/terminals, road networks, air flow, border operations, and convoy operations
  • Proven technical experience in interpretation and use of transportation, container management, movement control automated systems
  • Experience as liaison representative between military and other military services, commercial agencies, and host nation elements
  • Bachelor's Degree in logistics or management discipline; may substitute two (2) years experience in related field for each year of college

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

Travel

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally