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LOGCAP - FARP Supervisor at WSP Louis Berger

LOGCAP - FARP Supervisor

WSP Louis Berger Kuwait City, Al Asimah Governate Full-Time
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Overview

LB Services is currently looking for qualified candidates to fill a FARP (Forward Arming Refueling Point) Supervisor position in the Middle East (Kuwait and Iraq) to support the US Army at various sites.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing the operations of:

(1) capitalized or non-capitalized bulk fuel storage (above ground or underground steel tanks, fabric tanks and tactical systems) and distribution services (ocean tanker loading and unloading, storage terminals, pump stations, pipelines, hose lines, class III supply points, tank vehicles, and rail tank cars) in support of operational requirements; and,

(2) retail fuel points to include, but not limited to petroleum, hydrogen, natural gas, propane, coal, and alternative fuels to include retail fuel storage systems incidental to operating the retail fuel point, mobile retail fuel systems when required in support of ground, ground support equipment, rail, aviation, watercraft operations.

All employees must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.



Responsibilities

Responsible for the receipt, storage, internal handling, and shipment of petroleum products

  • Manage the operations and maintenance of bulk and retail petroleum storage service tank systems, receipt headers, fill stands, direct aviation fuel servicing, direct retail ground fuel servicing, retail service stations (manual/automated), and the maintenance and upkeep of facilities, environmental systems, and grounds maintenance.
  • Interface with the operational activities at the location to maintain excellent communications with regard to upcoming exercises, logistical maneuvers, and other activities to ensure contractual requirements are met.
  • Ensure assigned personnel are properly trained and meet qualifications to competently perform their duties.  Orient new personnel with regard to internal personnel requirements (i.e. timekeeping, LBS policies, etc.), job specific duties, and location specific policies.
  • Plan and schedule site activities to optimize resources and facilities to meet the Performance Work Statement specifications.
  • Prepare and submit reports or other verifying documentation as required for both local contract requirements and LBS requirements.
  • Ensure that personnel maintain required safety training and perform their functions meeting prescribed safety standards, maintaining compliance with contract language.   Document as required.
  • Perform all necessary supervisory functions to effectively and efficiently manage the workforce assigned, communicating performance expectations, areas of accountability, training requirements, and feedback to employees on a regular basis.
  • Understands and abides by the standards set forth for ethical behavior and integrity as detailed in the Code of Business Conduct.
  • Performs all other duties prescribed by corporate management.


Qualifications

  • Hands on experience in bulk and retail fuel storage and distribution/facilities, mobile (aviation/ground) fuel servicing equipment, direct aviation/retail fuel servicing equipment, quality surveillance of aviation and ground fuel products, aviation and ground fuel inventory, accounting and administration.
  • Practical experience in the basic design and layout of petroleum facilities, component makeup and flow characteristics of storage piping systems, and the ability to read and understand basic drawings, blueprints, and system specifications is also required.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and be able to effectively and tactfully communicate with many levels of personnel in a variety of environments.   Must be able to tactfully navigate delicate situations with finesse and sensitivity.
  • Must be detail oriented with a strong sense of motivation and drive to constantly perform at a high level of expertise.
  • Fluent English reading and writing skills to be able to read and understand guidance for day to day work requirements.
  • Maybe required to maintain a US Government Security Clearance
  • Hands on experience in bulk and retail fuel storage and distribution/facilities, mobile (aviation/ground) fuel servicing equipment, direct aviation/retail fuel servicing equipment, quality surveillance of aviation and ground fuel products, aviation and ground fuel inventory, accounting and administration.
  • Practical experience in the basic design and layout of petroleum facilities, component makeup and flow characteristics of storage piping systems, and the ability to read and understand basic drawings, blueprints, and system specifications is also required.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and be able to effectively and tactfully communicate with many levels of personnel in a variety of environments.   Must be able to tactfully navigate delicate situations with finesse and sensitivity.
  • Must be detail oriented with a strong sense of motivation and drive to constantly perform at a high level of expertise.
  • Fluent English reading and writing skills to be able to read and understand guidance for day to day work requirements.
  • Maybe required to maintain a US Government Security Clearance

Education and Work Experience:

  • Additionally, the FARP Supervisor shall have a minimum of five years of supervisory experience gained within five years prior to the contract start date.
  • Of these five years, three years of experience shall have been supervisory training in bulk and retail storage, aircraft and ground fuel servicing operations with an emphasis in equipment inspection, operation, maintenance, inventory management, and environmental compliance.
  • Two years may be general supervisory experience. Education may be substituted for all specialized experience.
  • In order to substitute education for specialized experience, the minimum requirement is a Master’s Degree in petroleum, industrial or business-related fields.
  • The FARP Supervisor should also be experienced in all quality surveillance testing with a working knowledge of MIL-STD- 3004 requirements.

 

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:

  1. Non-Tactical Vehicles
  2. Commercial Aboveground Storage Tanks and Underground storage tanks/ fuel dispensing equipment
  3. API Kits Manual and Digital Handheld Density Meters
  4. Millipore and Aqua-Glo sampling kits
  5. Spill responds materials and equipment
  6. Commercial and Military fuel vehicles
  7. CPU’s other various office equipment as required.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  1. Must be able to work is outside in extreme environmental conditions with ambient temperatures of 130 degrees, high winds, and sandstorms. Must be able to work in cold and wet conditions as well
  2. Office environment may require sitting and standing for extended periods of time
  3. The Fuels Sections areas have potential for exposure to Environmental (Snakes, Scorpions) and Chemical Hazards
  4. Other exposures are transporting fuel over the Kuwait Highways and inside congested or confined areas at the work Locations.
  5. Professional Apprearrrnace, consistent with local customs and corporate policies
  6. Must be able to work overtime, evenings or adjusted shifts to complete mission requirements
  7. May be required to work an irregular schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
  8. Must comply with all Military, OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published company Policies and Standards.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education if the degree is required.

 

  1. Associates or Bachelors Degree or related experience required

  1. A valid driver's license And the ability to obtain a S. Government Motor Vehicle Operator's License and Kuwait Driver's License is required.

Skills:

  1. Demonstrated management skills, including a professional demeanor, are required.
  2. The ability to work effectively with all levels of employees,including top, middle and supervisory levels of management; to exercise discretion and good judgment; to handle confidential company and employee information with complete discretion; and to function with an advanced level of English oral and written language skills, through demonstrated proficiency, testing or
  3. Advanced level skills in the use of MS Office, including Word and Outlook and other related applications are required.
 

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