Fuel Distribution System Worker

Department of Defense Saint Joseph, MO
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This National Guard position is for a WG-5413-08 FUEL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM WORKER, Position Description Number D1952000 in FAC 41D100 and is part of the MO 139th Airlift Wing.

APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is a Permanent Excepted Service position. This is a bargaining unit position.

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Responsibilities

* Operates and maintains a complete fuels distribution system(s) to receive, store, transfer and issue both aviation and ground fuels.

* Performs operator maintenance such as cleaning and changing strainers, draining water from lines or tanks and lubricating valves and pumps.

* Reports more extensive repairs/needs to the responsible activity.

* Receives and transfers fuel by coupling and uncoupling hoses, closing and opening valves, starting and stopping pumps, monitoring gauges, meters and filter separators. Initiates emergency procedures as necessary.

* Operates, inspects and performs all required maintenance and repair on 400 - 5,000 gallon cryogenic storage tanks.

* Establishes and maintains a level of spare parts or system subparts that are required to keep the tankage operational.

* Operates purpose design aviation and ground fuel tank truck vehicles having a capacity of up to 6,000 gallons and gross vehicle weight of 70,000 pounds, that are used for fueling/de-fueling various types of aircraft and ground fuels applications.

* Performs required fuel quality control testing in fuels laboratory.

* Determines Fuel System Icing Inhibitor (FSII), conductivity additive, American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity, color, particulate, filtration time, fiber, sulfide, total solids, odor and microscopic analysis.

* Samples fuels systems and dispensing equipment at required intervals for existence of water by Aeronautical Engine Laboratory (AEL) method and sediment by Particle Assessment Guide (PAG) method.

* Prepares samples for shipment to area laboratories. Operates precision measurement equipment to measure effectiveness of mechanical, hydrant and mobile refueling facilities and vehicles.

* Performs all accounting transactions pertaining to requisitioning, procuring, scheduling, ordering, reporting and document preparation for aviation fuels, ground fuels and missile propellant transactions in the automated fuels data system.

* Plans, monitors and conducts On-The-Job Training (OJT), for assigned drill status guardsmen and maintains required records.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

8

* Job family (Series)

5413 Fuel Distribution System Operating

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact an Air National Guard recruiter at 1-800-864-6264 prior to applying for this position.

* This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Missouri National Guard prior to the effective date of placement.

* Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.

* Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.

* Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

* Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.

* Individuals on incentive bonuses may be subject to recoupment or termination, contact the State Incentives Manager at Whiteman AFB at (660) 687-7394 or at St. Joseph at (816) 236-3339 for any questions concerning recoupment or termination.

* May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

* Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

* Failure to complete management prescribed courses for full-time support personnel within the first year of employment or assignment, may be cause for reassignment or termination.

Qualifications

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter at 1-800-864-6264 prior to applying for this position. Selected candidate will be required to be in a compatible military assignment prior to effective date of placement. Selected candidate must be AFSC qualified within 12 months from date of appointment.

Maximum Military Grade - SSgt (E-5)

Minimum Military Grade - A1C (E-3)

Enlisted - AFSC 2F0XX

Supervisor must verify that selected individual occupies a compatible military position. Technicians will not be militarily senior to their full-time supervisor or wage leader (grade inversion).

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience or training which demonstrates ability to follow instructions and to safely operate the type of equipment required to accomplish the duties of the position.

WG-08 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess 12 months of specialized experience which demonstrates your ability to operate, maintain, repair, troubleshoot and overhaul fuel systems and components; skill in receiving, storing, transferring, issuing and testing of fuels; knowledge of safety regulations and use of safety equipment; and using accounting and inventory techniques.

MUST POSSESS OR HAVE HELD AFSC 2F0X1

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