Department(s)  Operations, TSS Range Sustainment, Fort Irwin, CA

Reports to Range operations manager / Direct Supervisor

Job Summary

Fuel Handling Supervisor position at Fort Irwin, CA on the TSS-E Range Sustainment contract. This is a full-time, exempt position that manages the day to day operations and twelve employees at Bicycle Lake Airfield.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Supervise fueling staff
  • Maintain the daily fueling operations
  • Coordinates all shift activities with fueling staff to perform safe and efficient aviation fueling services
  • Responsible for disseminating verbal and written instructions to fueling staff
  • Oversee and monitor (physically and administratively) fueling staff as daily duties are conducted
  • Ensures compliance with company, Federal, Military and OSHA procedures, rules and regulations
  • Assists in the training process of all newly hired personnel
  • Accounting of fuel dispersals and receipts through the FAS System with DLA
  • Work with airfield operations personnel to ensure all safety and security guidelines are adhered to
  • Implement monthly communication, safety and staff meeting
  • Completes accident/incident investigation and all associated paperwork as necessary
  • Perform other duties as directed by immediate manager or Range Operations manager and as assigned
  • Operate Commercial Motor Vehicles, such as Fuel Trucks, at and between fueling sites
  • Perform Refueling/Defueling in accordance with USARMY and Federal policies and procedures
  • Perform required vehicle and equipment inspections
  • Perform fuel quality inspections
  • Submit fuel samples.
  • Maintain equipment in clean and functional condition
  • General support of fueling Military aviation assets and its operations
  • Prepare and confirm quality of transfer and receiving documents for quality
  • Conduct safe assessments of applicable storage, reception, and delivery
  • Ensure adherence to strict fueling grounding regulations that apply to each sites Aviation assets, vehicles and generators.
  • Recognizes safety issues and promptly reports and documents hazardous conditions
  • Safeguards assigned government and company property as it pertains to this specific task.
  • Responsible to gauge storage tank levels and monitor dispensing systems for correct pressure and proper mechanical operations.
  • Adhere to local and federal guidelines associated with Military fueling of aviation assets
  • Will work in accordance with the strict environmental standards that apply to this position and location
  • Maintain a professional attitude and appearance while conducting business at this remote site
  • Prepare and manage work orders and provide request for materials
  • Provide daily updates to management of the fueling systems operational status

Supplementary Functions may include

  • Provide and submit correspondence, reports, and information to upper management personnel and other authorized offices as required.
  • Type, file and other administrative work.
  • Maintain reference publications, library and files.
  • Ensures that documentation on quantities of repair parts and bench stocks are maintained for the aviation fueling section.
  • Completes inventories on equipment and facilities.
  • Coordinates with the Property Manager for the turn-in of repair parts, supplies and equipment.
  • Ensures personnel operating equipment are properly trained on operating procedures and safety requirements.

Equipment/Tools Used

Computer, SINCGARS Radio, RCS Radio, protractor, GPS, hand and power tools, measuring tools and devices and mechanical repair tools

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to drive civilian and military wheeled vehicles up to and including full-size trucks. The employee must lift and move up to 75 pounds. The employee is required to wear and use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to individual job tasks, including but not limited to safety boots, safety headgear, eye protection, and hand protection. The employee is required to work in frequent exposure to dust, desert pollen, extreme heat and cold associated with desert environment and natural conditions existing on Fort Irwin.

Travel Requirements : Limited, as necessary.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities and shall work other duties as assigned when needed.