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Vehicle Operations Supervisor

Government and Military

Facility Operations Specialist

No

Antarctica

Position Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to and generally supports efforts relating to Amentum’s SafeUp® Program.
  • Oversees training for all employees in operating procedures and safety requirements, including transportation for all departments to/from airfields, on-call taxi service, “bellhop” service, taxi service at the airfield, and dispatch functions.
  • Creates and maintains working schedules for vehicle operators and periodically rotates personnel between various tasking, including operating shuttle system vehicles, taxi driver, dispatcher, and additional seasonal transport requirements.
  • Responsible for allocating vans to various departments while ensuring appropriate vehicles are available for required shuttle tasking.
  • Oversees training for volunteer Recreation Department drivers, Long Duration Balloon (LDB) personnel, and vessel operations personnel.
  • Coordinates with other departments and agencies regarding shuttle and shift change requirements.
  • Develops and posts shuttle schedules at runways, McMurdo town center, and Scott Base.
  • Evaluates and documents employee performance throughout the season and is responsible for end-of-season evaluations for all employees.
  • Ensures all vehicle operators comply with safe operating practices and road etiquette.
  • Operates shuttle service vehicles on varying road surfaces in inclement weather conditions with consideration for passenger safety. Vehicles include 11-14 passenger vans, Foremost Delta II with passenger compartment, Foremost 56 passenger Terra Bus, and Kress/Caterpillar 730 tractor-trailer with 59-passenger module.
  • Transports passengers and flight crew members to and from the airfield ramp while obeying all airfield safety requirements.
  • Communicates on a daily basis with vehicle operators regarding schedules, road conditions, vehicle coordination, and community shuttle and taxi requirements.
  • Communicates with Antarctic Terminal Operations (ATO) staff daily to ensure smooth transition between all shifts.
  • Monitors shuttle vehicles for required preventive maintenance and schedules service with Vehicle Maintenance Facility.
  • Performs and documents required mechanical and fluid checks of shuttle vehicles prior to and during operation.
  • Maintains required shuttle and taxi logs, and compiles data for weekly and monthly reports.
  • Communicates via two-way radio in accordance with prescribed procedures and proper radio etiquette.
  • Monitors flight departure and return landing times, passenger transportation needs, taxi service needs, and all other various tasks as a dispatcher; dispatches tasking accordingly.
  • Provides light vehicle training for other departments as necessary. Provides large passenger vehicle training internally as necessary.
  • Handles confidential matters (personnel actions, management reports, etc.) in accordance with ASC policy.
  • Interacts with the National Science Foundation (NSF), military, and other agency officials, both over the telephone and in person, in a professional and tactful manner.
  • Actively participates in safety briefings and meetings. Performs Job Hazard Analyses, work center inspections, and other safety reports as required.
  • Must be able to interact with all team members in a positive and productive manner.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Required Education, Experience, Certificates and Licenses:

  • Minimum one year vehicle and/or equipment operating experience with at least six months of operating large capacity passenger vehicles and/or tractor-trailer over-the-road vehicles.
  • One-year leadership and/or supervisory experience.

Expected Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Customer service experience
  • Good multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office Programs.

Preferred:

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with passenger and/or air brake endorsement.
  • Minimum one year dispatching experience.

Physical and/or Other Requirements:

  • Willingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periods
  • Successful completion of Medical and Dental examinations required by the NSF for deployment to Antarctica
  • Successful completion of drug screening and background check required by employer
  • Successful completion of Federal Background Check required by the NSF
  • Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies, and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum as required by the position.
  • Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors in extreme cold as required by the position.
  • Must participate in community programs, such as “house-mouse” (chores), “daisy-picking” (cleaning-up around the station), recycling efforts & safety objectives.
  • Valid Driver’s License issued in the United States
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization. Note: US Citizenship is required for facility credentials/authorization at this work location.

Amentum 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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