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

Reports to Range Operations Manager / Direct Supervisor

Job Summary

The Range Maintenance Worker Fuel Operations specialists performs all fuel related functions and other tasks required to install, test and direct exchange systems used within the Range Control Branch in support of Fort Irwin ranges and training areas. This is a union position.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare and check transfer and receiving documents for quality assurance.
  • Conduct safe assessments of all applicable storage, reception, and fuel delivery sites.
  • Adhere to strict grounding regulations that apply to each site.
  • Fuel all vehicles and generators as assigned.
  • Maintain all transfer components relative to duties such as, connection points, hose condition, site condition and delivery procedures may apply with the use of a loading arm.
  • Submit fuel samples.
  • Recognize safety issues and report hazardous conditions to supervisor promptly.
  • Safeguards assigned government and company property.
  • Responsible to gauge storage tank levels and monitor dispensing systems for correct pressure and safe mechanical operation.
  • Basic maintenance of the vehicles delivery system and all general housekeeping rules will apply for the up keep of Vehicle(s), storage sites, and applicable fill and delivery sites.
  • Adhere to all local and federal guidelines associated with this task and will work in accordance with strict environmental standards that apply to this position and site.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and appearance while conducting business at remote sites.
  • Other duties as assigned such as Range Maintenance Worker related tasks required to bring the ranges and training areas to operational status.
  • Prepares and controls work orders and places required parts on provided maintenance and order forms.

Supplementary Functions may include

  • Provides customer safety of use instructions as required.
  • Inspects and reports on roads and trail conditions and may recommend order of priority to Range Support manager
  • Performs inspection on ranges and training areas to ensure safety and enforcement of Army regulation.
  • Basic carpentry tasks.
  • Repairing berms, backstops, and trails and parking areas.
  • Build and install targets.
  • Repairing target sheds, firing points and required signs.
  • Housekeeping (staging and customer service area)

Minimum Requirements

Educational Equivalent:  High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience:  Two years of relevant work experience.

Specific Knowledge:  Familiar with commercial petroleum operations and concepts, petroleum system inspection, and maintenance practices. Can identify and mitigate potentially hazardous situations. Current and proficient in all operational and safety training associated with hazardous materials, contamination monitors and equipment handling.

Licenses:  Must possess a valid CDL/HAZMAT certifications. Qualify for a military driver’s license within 30 days of hire. Maintain Post driving privileges.

Skills Required: Ability to use tools and equipment to perform the essential functions and duties listed. Ability to use good judgment and common sense when performing job functions.  Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.  Patience to work under sometimes stressful conditions.  Ability to work 2nd or 3rd shift, holidays, and weekends.

Communication Skills: Must be able to listen with comprehension to assist customers with problems. Must also be knowledgeable of military FM radio communication procedures.

Vehicle Information: The employee will drive either a M984 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck Fuel Servicing Truck or a Ford F-750, or a lower model pick up or military vehicle.

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 full-size trucks and civilian and military wheeled vehicles. The employee must lift and move up to 100 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, and extreme heat and cold associated with desert environment and natural conditions existing on Fort Irwin.

Travel Requirements : None


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 from time to time, as needed.