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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a FUEL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS WORKER, Position Description Number D0594P00 and is part of the ID Installation Support Unit, Idaho Army National Guard.

    INDEFINITE POSITION- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

    THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD OR THOSE ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Supply Division, Directorate of Logistics of an ARNG Major Training Area. The purpose of the position is to supervise and perform operations to receive, store, transfer, issue, and account for bulk petroleum products required to support weekend and annual training missions as well as the functions of the Training Site. Additionally, the purpose is to provide guidance to troops in training on the construction and operation of Bladder Tank Farms and the operation of service stations.

    Receives and issues and provides guidance to lower level workers in the receipt and issue of bulk petroleum products. Inspects carrier transportation for proper seals, safety requirements and environmental control devices. Connects grounding wire and hoses, and operates pumps, valves, and gages during pumping operation. Gages tanks and checks for stray water content to determine volume of fuel received or issued, takes temperature readings, determines API gravity, and converts volume of fuel at tank temperature to volume of fuel at standard temperature. Records gage, scale, and/or meter readings, volumes of fuel received and issued, fuel receipts for fuel.

    Takes samples of fuel for laboratory analysis. Based upon lab results, mixes or directs the mixing of fuels to increase flashpoint. or level of purity. Performs other tests for laboratory analysis to assess such operating conditions as condition of filters.

    Projects monthly quantities of fuels required for the coming year based on past consumption, forecasts of requirements from visiting units, and information provided by the USPFO concerning the monetary fuel allocations of each national guard unit. Converts monetary allocations to gallon amounts and orders fuels under negotiated contract with a vendor who provides delivery. Schedules deliveries to assure adequate stock levels are available when needed.

    Accounts for all fuels received, stored, and issued. Conducts daily, weekly, and monthly inventory of fuels. Prepares monthly bulk petroleum accounting summary in accordance with Army regulations. Prepares and maintains logs and records to account for incoming and outgoing petroleum products, daily fuel requests and amount of consumption by user unit. Computes cumulative usage and cost accounting records for each organization in training. Advises USPFO and unit representatives on allocations, cost, account balances, and availability of fuels. Monitors and restricts or bars fuel issuance to units reaching account limits.

    Provides technical advice on and inspects construction of all Bladder Tank Farms set up by tenants or units in training, to include Fuel System Supply Points and/or Forward Area Refueling Points. Ensures that berms are correct height, joints are elevated; grounding rods are installed, equipment (e.g. bladders, hoses, valves, and fittings) is in proper working condition and Tank Farms are constructed in accordance with Army Regulations. Pressure tests all lines and ensures communications have been established with Fire Department before full-scale operation.

    Performs operator maintenance on fuel distribution system, such as lubing pump bearings, changing strainer filters, adding anti-algae and other additives to fuels, and obtains and schedules required maintenance checks or repairs on system. Performs daily visual inspections of fuel facilities for leaks in storage tanks, excess fuels and to ensure that pollution and fire hazards do not exist. Makes periodic security checks for proper lighting, fencing and locking systems as outlined by regulations. Coordinates with Facility Engineer on required safety, fire, and environmental control regulations and procedures to ensure that fuel facilities meet minimum requirements.

    Prepares and updates fuel-related standing operating procedures (SOP's). Recommends modification of local forms as necessary.

    Serves as physical key custodian for all POL areas of responsibility, including service stations.

    Prepares and updates POL portion of the mobilization plan for the training site.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    8

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/559052600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.