Serves as the Manager for all personnel, fuel systems, and equipment necessary to perform fuel systems operations in support of the Global Prepositioned Materiel Services (GPMS) Program



  1. Responsible for the administration and supervision of all personnel, fuel systems, and equipment, as well as the receipt, storage, issue, quality control (QC), and accounting of all petroleum and cryogenics in the base inventory.
  2. Reviews and evaluates short- and long-term mission requirements in terms of the operational readiness of all bulk fuel and cryogenic facilities, including aircraft refueling equipment.
  3. Assures facility and equipment sufficiency and informs the Logistics Manager and affected base agencies and higher headquarters (HHQ) of any deficiencies that could prevent accomplishment of the assigned day-to-day or contingency mission.
  4. Plans, coordinates, forecasts, and schedules the shipment of fuel and cryogenic products to maintain peacetime and contingency levels.
  5. Coordinates (required) through major command, Defense Energy Support Center, and directly with commercial suppliers.
  6. Reviews and verifies shipping and receiving documents on all incoming shipments of fuels and cryogenics.
  7. Reviews and evaluates statistical operational data for favorable or unfavorable trends in the logistical management of fuels. Reviews and approves/disapproves all inventory adjustment actions.
  8. Reviews incoming correspondence which is directive in nature, determines required response and drafts for final submission.
  9. Develops and implements local policies and emergency fuel support plans and procedures not covered by Air Force and other governmental directives.
  10. Reviews and evaluates the Fuels Management QC Program for product, quality, operational effectiveness, corrective action, and the detection of unfavorable trends.
  11. Maintains adequate operating stocks and war reserve materiel.
  12. Responsible for the control and supervision of Fuel Distribution System Operators.
  13. Responsible for promoting, reassigning, and evaluating subordinate supervisors and employees. Exercises continuing responsibility for safety conditions, procedures and work practices employed within assigned area of responsibility (AOR).
  14. Instructs subordinates in safety matters; ensures that safe work practices are followed, and regular inspections are performed.
  15. Takes positive action to eliminate unsafe conditions.
  16. Performs other duties as assigned.




  • Completed Fuels Apprentice Course (J3ABR2F031 00AB), military service, or commercial equivalent.
  • Completed FORCE Course (J3AZR2F051 05AB) or 10 years’ experience.
  • Government will schedule attendance at FORCE Course within 12 months of employment, if necessary.
  • Complete Cryo Maintainer Course (J3AZR2F051 04AA), or military or commercial equivalent, or 10 years’ experience.


Certification: National Petroleum Management Association Certified Petroleum Specialist (CPS) or equivalent certification is acceptable in place of fuels apprentice training and experience requirements.




Five years’ experience in operations and maintenance (O&M) on military or commercial refueling equipment, with at least three years’ supervisory experience.

  • Knowledge of fuel and cryogenic QC assurance, theories, principles, practices, and techniques to evaluate the QC Program.
  • In-depth knowledge of Fuels Management QC function to evaluate the refueling and defueling of aircraft, inventory control, support planning, fuel receiving, and cryogenic operations.
  • Knowledge of technical orders and publications to interpret, explain, and apply the technical requirements and specifications.
  • Knowledge of product procurement to implement the necessary elements of a mandatory quality assurance (QA) program.
  • Knowledge of a broad range of fuels operations to review and evaluate short- and long-term mission requirements in terms of operational readiness of all bulk fuel and cryogenics; to assure facility and equipment sufficiency and to inform higher level management of any deficiencies that prevent accomplishment of day-to-day contingency mission; to develop and implement local policies and emergency fuel support plans and procedures not covered by the military and other governmental directives; and to analyze issues independently and solve problems in the assigned AOR.
  • Travel may be required 
  • Active Secret Clearance

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Vectrus is a leading global government services company with a history in the services market that dates back more than 70 years. The company provides facility and base operations; supply chain and logistics services; information technology mission support; and engineering and digital integration services to U.S. government customers around the world. Vectrus is differentiated by operational excellence, superior program performance, a history of long-term customer relationships and a strong commitment to their customers' mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, and includes about 6,700 employees spanning 129 locations in 22 countries. In 2018, Vectrus generated sales of $1.3 billion. To learn about career opportunities at Vectrus, visit www.vectrus.com/careers.