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Diesel Fuel Delivery and Bulk Storage Operator (NPP)

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Diesel Fuel Delivery and Bulk Storage Operator (NPP)


Diesel Fuel Delivery and Bulk Storage Operator

SUMMARY: The Diesel Fuel Delivery and Bulk Storage Operator will be based at one of four PAE sites in Iraq. Coordinate, execute, maintain, repair and install all types of diesel fuel delivery, filtration, bulk storage, leak detection and monitoring systems, valves, piping and control systems. Perform preventative maintenance (PM) activities, inspections and repairs; respond to emergency fuel system calls and maintain and repair all fuel delivery systems. Must possess Master Plumber or Pipe Fitter License.  Reports to Facility Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily to meet or exceed manufacturer and equipment design performance specifications and life cycle/durability and to meet a required zero downtime performance metric. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequency of duties, percent of time and work year may vary based on Post requirements.

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals.  Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
  • Coordinate, troubleshoot, monitor, calibrate/adjust all fuel delivery system components and record system performance parameters, including fuel levels, leak monitoring and release detection recorder data, perform all EPA mandated systems tests and system verification, record results and submit, perform repairs, inspect and maintain diesel fuel supply, delivery, bulk storage, leak detection and monitoring systems, valves, piping, filtration and water separator systems and system controls. Work shall include necessary services to coordinate fuel deliveries, storage tank product transfers, ensuring adequate and necessary fuel levels and quantities are maintained and furnished to generator diesel engines. Additionally, emergency spill and release cleanup labor shall be included as a duty/responsibility.
  • Perform routine and cyclic/repetitive preventative maintenance inspections adjustments, calibrations and repairs for the facility fuel delivery and bulk storage systems including but not limited to filtration, monitoring systems, leak control and detection, and all related system components and control systems.
  • Repair or replace fuel delivery and distribution lines, tanks, fittings, supports and hangers, replace and service fuel and water filtration systems, tank level and leak monitoring systems.
  • Respond to emergency fuel delivery/storage/system control and monitoring system failures, product releases and perform repair/restoration and call out for all fuel delivery and bulk storage and related systems.
  • Install new or modify existing system components, layout or configuration, system improvements with associated fixtures and associated devices and modify/rebuild existing systems, as tasked.
  • Provide labor and material estimates related to fuel system delivery and bulk storage services for repairs, rehabilitation, service restoration, etc.
  • May assist other trades with piping, plumbing and repair services.
  • Perform any required seasonal startup or shutdown services.


• High school diploma, completion of G.E.D., or equivalent vocational school or short term courses resulting in Master Plumbers or Pipe Fitters License.

• Five or more years of experience as maintenance and repair technician in fuel delivery/production and bulk storage within private or public power utility sector, or fuel oil terminal operations/petroleum /chemical production operations or equal military operations is required.


• Secret security clearance, including any required background investigations. And ability to attain and maintain security clearance while performing tasked work.

• Valid driver’s license with acceptable Motor Vehicle Record required.

• Possess or have the ability to possess Hazardous Material certification. Certification shall be valid and maintained for entire employment/deployment period.

• Valid Master Plumber or Pipe Fitter License required for hire. License shall be issued by US State or local jurisdiction. License shall be held and maintained during employment and while performing work.

Additionally, possess working knowledge of the liquid level control and leak detection system. The system manufacturer factory training program certification is preferred.


• Ability to perform math computations needed in trade.

• English language skills.

• Personal computer and keyboarding skills.

• Ability to promote and follow Facility Superintendent and US procedures.

• Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds.

• Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator. Shall be trained in NFPA and OSHA including asbestos awareness, confined space entry and electrical safety in the workplace and any applicable EPA certifications necessary to operate and maintain the Post fuel delivery and bulk storage plant, facility, and equipment assets.


• Thorough knowledge of applicable NFPA fuel/storage codes, plumbing codes and regulations.

  • Ability to read blue prints.

• Must demonstrate proficiency in area of certification prior to work commencement.

• Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals.

• Operating knowledge of general plumbing repair and maintenance equipment and efficient use of repair parts and tools of the trade required for hire.


This position may be located in a war zone, in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere desert-like environment. Temperatures can reach 120- 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50-55 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Employees must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere, extreme environment, as well as willing and able to deploy to Iraq for extended periods. Work schedules are a minimum of 6 days per week and 10 hours per day, while some jobs have higher daily and weekly minimums. Employees must be willing and able to perform physical activities including, but not limited to, heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies, and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time and being capable of running and ‘duck & cover’ during emergencies without putting oneself or others at risk.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

PAE is a drug-free workplace.


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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