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Fuel Distribution System Operator - Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Date: Jul 24, 2022

Location: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, California, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.

Maytag Aircraft Corporation is a U.S. Government services contractor, providing valuable and essential operations and maintenance services ranging from aircraft refueling and air terminal and ground handling to base operating support and weather observation and forecasting at multiple international and domestic locations.

The mission of Maytag Aircraft is to provide the best in contract services in support of U.S. Government operations worldwide, ensuring on time delivery to the highest quality standards at a fair and reasonable price.

Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Maytag Aircraft services contracts that span the globe from Asia, Europe and the Mediterranean area to North and South America. Today, Maytag Aircraft is a major provider of aircraft refueling services and air terminal and ground handling services for the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Energy Support Center and the Air Force Air Mobility Command. The Company often provides air terminal and ground handling support in foreign countries to dignitaries ranging from the President of the United States, U.S. Congressmen and Cabinet members, to numerous foreign diplomats.

Maytag Aircraft Corporation is expanding our global support to Refueling Services for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV). For the past fifty years Maytag is dedicated to supporting conventional surface and air vehicles. The expansion of our services to UAV/UGV provides our customers with a proven reputable Service Company to support the increasing demand for Surface and Air Unmanned Vehicles.

 

Services:

  • Refueling & Base Support
  • Air Terminal & Ground Support
  • Weather Forecasting & Observation

 

Position:   Fuel Distribution Systems Operator (FDSO)

Location:   Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (GTMO), Cuba

 

​This is a 2-year contract at NS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  Housing, Utilities, Transportation and Medical/Dental insurance is provided and paid by the Company. 

10 holidays, 11 days of R&R every 6 months.  No entry into Cuba is authorized.  Income may be tax free according to the IRS rules on foreign income.

 

Fuel Distribution System Operators (FDSO) shall be qualified to receive, handle, and issue petroleum products, to include used oils, and complete the accounting and administrative functions related thereto.  He/she shall have practical experience in all facets of fuel distribution systems to include: pipeline systems, storage tanks, pumps, valves, fuel monitors and filters, truck fill stands, barge & port fueling, used oil storage and disposal facilities, and service station facilities (manual and automated).  He/she shall be able to convert gauge and temperature readings to quantities of products and shall be able to perform quality assurance functions.  He/she shall be able to correlate pressures, temperatures, and quantities as read from various gauges and meters normally found at a fuel facility.  Operators shall have a basic understanding of written description and instructions pertaining to facility operations, shall be able to implement cyclic maintenance programs and safety programs relating to all aspects of facility operation, and shall have demonstrated expertise in spill cleanup procedures, prevention and control measures, related equipment operation and maintenance.  Operators shall have experience in inspecting trucks and other modes of conveyance and be capable of various types of petroleum sampling of storage tanks, trucks, fill stands, etc.  Hazardous waste handlers shall be “certified” as required by Federal, State, or local laws and Navy/base regulations as applicable.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Military Service in all facets of fuel distribution is required.

Minimum of FIVE-years’ experience in operating fuel bulk storage and distribution systems and equipment.

Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug-screening

Must have or be able to obtain a United States Secret level Security clearance.

Must Have a Valid US Tourist (Blue Cover) Passport.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license

Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

Must be able to drive a Standard Manual Transmission Fuel Truck

Must be able to safely ascend and descend above ground tanks over 100’ in height

Must be willing to work weekends, holidays and after hours support as needed.

Should have basic mechanical knowledge (Change tire, check/add Oil etc.)

Must be able to physically maneuver a 20-foot fuel hose and nozzle weighing 60 pounds to connect and refill fuel truck.  Must be able to lift and pull 50’ hose with 1” nozzle and be able to lift overhead and hand off to generator operator to conduct refueling of generators.