Fuels Terminal Manager
Fuels Terminal Manager (TM): Applicants should have at least 10 years of experience working in a military or commercial fuels operation; at least 5 of which will be at the management/supervision level. Experience base should include all aspects of bulk petroleum terminal operations, aircraft servicing, cryogenic operations, fuel accountability, automation equipment and initiatives, quality control, budget control, and logistics planning. Well qualified applicants will have successfully completed the DLA Responsible Officer/Terminal Manager course.

The TM oversees fuels management services to include aircraft servicing, bulk fuel storage, cryogenics, accounting, laboratory, compliance and a dispatching function. The TM schedules employees to meet mission requirements based on projected workload factors. He or she enforces corporate policies and ensures operations are conducted in accordance with all applicable governing requirements. The TM provides direct supervisory functions for all contracted employees and performs human resources functions as applicable. The TM understands the operation of bulk storage tank farms including the receipt, storage, transfer and issue of petroleum products. The TM will also possess comprehensive knowledge on the use of mobile trucks systems to perform both cold and hot aircraft refueling operations. He or she implements maintenance programs for facilities, equipment and vehicles designed to prevent or minimize any impact to contract operations. He or she will be knowledgeable on managing processes to receive, store, issue and sample cryogenic products. The TM accounts for and safeguards both contractor and Government owned property to include DLA Energy petroleum products. The TM oversees quality surveillance measures and ensures petroleum products are stored and analyzed in accordance with applicable standards. He or she establishes environmental, safety and training programs for assigned personnel. Finally, the TM performs additional duties as required by contract and/or facilitated by procedural changes.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administers contract operations IAW Performance Work Statement (PWS)
  • Executes signatory authority for Defense Working Capital Fund fuels account
  • Implements a dispatch, accounting and laboratory function to meet mission requirements
  • Manages storage operations to receive, store, transfer and issue aviation and ground fuel
  • Employs inventory and fuel accounting process IAW DLA-Energy policies
  • Ensures all quality surveillance tasks are conducted to meet mission requirements
  • Collaborates with supported organizations to develop a cryogenic conservation program
  • Creates maintenance program to maximize vehicle and equipment in-service rates
  • Validates PWS tasks are conducted safely and maintains a safe work environment
  • Directs information, operations, communication, physical & personnel security programs
  • Maintains strict compliance with environmental protection, spill prevention and response
  • Establishes training programs and ensures personnel are qualified to perform duties
  • Maintains and safeguards all Contractor furnished and Government owned resources
  • Communicates repair of government equipment, facilities and vehicles
  • Submits reports to higher headquarters as required
  • Responsible for prompt reporting of accidents/incidents, injuries, near miss and hazardous situations and violations
  • Serves as liaison between Corporate Human Resources and Employees
  • Reviews and approves employee timesheets

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to research/interpret regulatory guidance to include DLA-Energy policies and procedures
  • Ability to pass flight line driving tests and meet vision requirements
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Proficient on use of Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel and Power point
  • Proven leadership and analytical skills
  • Prior experience working with DLA-Energy capitalized fuels operations
  • Knowledgeable of OSHA requirements for fuels and cryogenic operations
  • Knowledgeable of DLA-Energy Sustainment, Restoration and Modernization program


  • Air Force Fuels Career Field (or sister service equivalent) seven-skill level (2F071) or nine-skill level (2F091) or similar commercial/military standards
  • Must have completed or be scheduled to attend the DLA-Energy Terminal Manger/Responsible Office Course and recurring training requirements IAW DLA-Energy Policy P-32.

Education and Experience

  • Associates degree (Experience may be substituted)
  • Minimum of ten-years experience managing bulk fuels and aircraft refueling operations

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be able to pass background check
  • Successfully pass drug screening test
  • Legal right to work in the United States
  • Must be available to respond after hours as necessitated by mission requirements
  • Possess an understanding of basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Be capable of lifting up to 40 pounds
  • Must be able to occasionally climb aboveground fuel storage tanks and tank trucks
  • Frequent stooping, bending and walking may be required in the performance of duties

Work Environment

  • Duties are performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions, including rain, cold, snow or extreme heat

Related keywords: manager, logistics, logistics manager, terminal manager, management, supervisor

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $80,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Application Question(s):

  • Please describe how your specific experience relates to the job description posted, including managing and/or supervisory experience. Please be specific.
  • If selected, how soon would you available to start?


  • Fuels Management/Fuels Terminal: 9 years (Required)