NATIONAL PETROLEUM MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

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FDSO ( Fuel Distribution Systems Operator ) / Truck Driver

Website Louis Berger Services

Education: High School or Equivalent

Career Level: Professional

Under the daily supervision of the Lead with assistance as needed from the Terminal Manager, the Fuel Distribution System Operator / Heavy Truck Driver (FDSO) is responsible for safe and timely set-up, monitoring and transfer of fuel movements during a specific shift assignment. This role ensures through definitive methods that product meets or exceeds quality standards set forth; ensure all work is completed in a timely manner, contributing to a safe and efficient operation.

  • Perform receipt, issue, storage, spill cleanup, maintenance scheduling, hazardous waste, and fuel quality assurance operations
  • Perform the full spectrum of quality assurance sampling and testing as may be required, to include weekend and holiday fuel support to meet MIL-STD- 3004 and ASTM D-1655, latest revision
  • Sample petroleum handling equipment and systems by various methods and means, from receipt to product issue
  • Perform operation, maintenance, and calibration of lab equipment, recordkeeping, and lab safety procedures
  • Inspect, evaluate condition of, and maintain fuel storage tanks, pipelines, piping systems, product pump, filter, meter, gauge, and flow control mechanisms, and other petroleum system components
  • Detect system malfunction/misalignment/leaks/adjustment issues, and perform scheduled and unscheduled system maintenance
  • Remove, repair, and replace system components
  • Complete all assignments directed by Management in a safe, efficient and timely manner as required by Company rules and regulations and all Federal, State and local laws.
  • Properly loads and unload refueler trucks with correct product
  • Communicate and coordinate with dispatcher personnel
  • Interact with customers and relay specific requests
  • Safely perform retail and bulk fuel deliveries
  • Complete the proper documentation of deliveries
  • Inspect vehicles before and after every trip and report any issues
  • Skillfully connect/disconnect hoses, operate pumps/valves for safe loading and offloading
  • Perform operation, maintenance, and calibration of refueler trucks and onboard equipment
  • Follow all DOT regulations; especially those pertaining to transport of hazardous materials
  • Performs the operation, maintenance, and calibration of refueler trucks and onboard equipment
  • Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, notwithstanding work in other functional areas to cover absences and relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the work load.
Job Requirements:
  • Valid State Driver's License
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with managers and coworkers in English
  • Possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with HAZMAT and Tanker endorsements
  • Have knowledge and practical experience of refueler truck operations.
  • Have knowledge of DOT regulations, driver safety regulations and applicable driving laws.
  • Have a safe driving history with no major violations in the past 5 years
  • Have practical experience in operation of bulk fuel distribution systems and pipeline operations
  • Experienced in use of common fuel sampling equipment, aviation and ground fuel sampling procedures, and conducting laboratory tests of petroleum products
  • Trained in applicable regulations regarding petroleum handling equipment and systems
  • Have a knowledge of automated tank gauging systems, high/low level alarms, and cathodic protection systems
  • Must be able to pass the required background checks for the position through the military and civilian systems. The ability to obtain a government Common Access Card (CAC).
  • Must be authorized to work in the US or will be authorized by the successful candidate’s start date.
  • Successful results of pre-employment screenings, to include drug screen, federal background check, and motor vehicle check.
  • Comply with Company Drug and Alcohol policy
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