Fuels Technician (A061-21-272-002) - Military veterans preferred

Trailboss Enterprises, Inc (www.trailboss.biz)
Defense Contracting

14.05 /hr

  full-time   employee

Raf Fairford
United Kingdom

Trailboss Enterprises is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic individual to work in the cutting-edge Aviation industry as a Fuels Technician. The ideal candidate will have mechanical experience and aptitude. Prior fuels experience is a plus but not requiredâ??our team is willing to train.

The Fuels Technician is responsible for receiving, storing, transferring, and issuing fuel through pipelines and fuel sites/stations. Receives fuel by tanker or pipeline and tank truck; prepares and checks receiving documents, connects lines, grounding wires and loading and off-loading arms or hoses to pipelines/tanks. Visually inspects samples of fuel performing all required laboratory testing requirements. Gauges tanks for water, temperature, and fuel levels. Perform checks/inspections as indicated in Technical Order's (TO), performing preventative maintenance and repairs on fuel sites/fuel trucks. Assists in reinstatement of systems after maintenance has been performed. Perform general housekeeping and grounds maintenance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Full on Job Training will be provided *

- Fuel Transfers tank to tank, Monitor gauges and flowmeters and full site inspections, checking tank levels, reporting abnormalities as necessary;
- Record/update documents and operating data such as but not limited to: products and quantities pumped, stocks used, gauging results, and operating times;
- Communicate with other works, using signals, radios, or telephones, to start and stop flows of materials or substances;
- Store substances such as liquids; check levels of stock by using calibrated automatic tank gauges (ATG), dip sticks, or bobbin tape in accordance with calibrated gauging charts;
- Perform manual operational tasks in accordance with local approved checklists;
- Plan movement of products through pipelines between operating tanks utilizing local checklists
- Aircraft support as required (refuel, defuel operations).
- The use of mobile pumps, hand tools and equipment will be required;
- Further training will include laboratory requirements outlined in Governing guidelines.
-Connect hoses and pipelines to pumps/pipework prior to material transfer when using mobile pumps;
- Perform storage, sample, and issue of aviation and ground fuel. Further training/opportunity working with cryogenics,
- Performs all work in accordance with the following.
o Comply with all mandatory programs outlined within the contract; including but not limited too. Land Mobile Radios(LMR), Hazardous Waste/Material, Security, Lockout Tag out, Accountability and condition of Trailboss Equipment.
o UK Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
o Air Force (AF) instructions, Local approved checklists, AF Occupational Safety & Health Act, AF Technical Orders, Department of Defense Publications, and Defense Logistics Agency policies.

Other Collateral Duties: Perform other duties as directed by the Fuels Manager and/or Alternate Fuels Manager.



Completion of secondary education or High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED)
Preferred Experience:

Two (2) years' experience in the receipt, storage and issue of petroleum products used in servicing of military or civilian aircraft; and the operation of aviation and ground fuels storage/dispensing systems.
Language Skills. Must be Able to:

Write clearly and concisely using acceptable grammar, punctuation and spelling; write organized, complete, accurate and factual reports.
Communicate in English using complex sentences using normal word order with present and past tenses.
Express and exchange ideas via spoken word during activities where they must convey details or important spoken instructions to others accurately, sometimes quickly and loudly.
Understand and apply written and verbal orders, rules and regulations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have and maintain a Large Goods Vehicles (LGV), Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR), Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC); Maintain a Government Driver's License
Must have a clean driving records;
Work Environment.

The duties are performed outside; work environment may consist of but not limited to: exposure to various weather conditions, exposure to fumes, and industrial noises.

Physical Demands. Must be Able to:

Receive detailed information through oral communication.
Stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, push, pull, lift, grasp, and can perceive the attributes of an object such as size, shape, weight and temperature. (Manual Handling)
Move wrists, hands and/or fingers frequently and regularly.
Adapt to temperature changes (including extreme heat).

We are an Equal Opportunity Male/Female/Veteran/Disability Employer