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Amentum Fuel Systems Technician, Fuel Truck Operator in Baghdad, Iraq

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Fuel Systems Technician, Fuel Truck Operator

The Fuel Systems Technician will be based at one of three Amentum sites in Iraq and serve the Operations and Maintenance Support Services (OMSS) contract in support of the U.S. Department of State. This position will be responsible for assisting with the operation and maintenance of the fuel storage and distribution system to include bulk storage, supplementary storage, day tanks, and distribution systems for the generators. This position will report to the Fuel Systems Supervisor. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.

  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.

  • Develop a comprehensive knowledge of the site’s fuel receiving, transport, storage, and distribution, including:

  • Fuels testing.

  • Operation of mechanical and electrical valves, pumps, and pressure gauges.

  • Drive a 7,500-gallon fuel truck.

  • Service Desk and work orders.

  • Logistics and warehousing procedures.

  • Operate light vehicles.

  • Prepare and submit detailed reports on fuel systems projects to the Fuels Supervisor.

  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned.


  • Minimum Acceptable Experience Level:

  • Two (2) years’ experience as a Fuel Systems Technician and Fuel Truck Driver.

  • Experience with 50k and 210k bladder measurements and bladder repairs and operating and maintaining 350gpm gas powered fuel pumps, filters, meters, and fittings.

  • Experience operating Service Stations, including fuel storage tanks, operating and maintaining pumps, valves, and electrical systems to monitor flow and tank levels.

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to drive and operate a fuel delivery truck (up to 7,500 gallons).

  • Knowledge of the operation of Service Stations, including fuel storage tanks, operating and maintaining pumps, valves, and electrical systems to monitor flow and tank levels.

  • Knowledge of principles and processes involved in supporting fuel systems responsibilities at an overseas facility.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.

  • Must have the ability to be innovative and be an agent for change.

  • Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information.

  • Education: A high school diploma or GED. A vocational diploma in Fuels Systems or completion of certified training is preferred.

  • Passport, Licenses and Certifications: As part of pre-contingency requirements, by the time the visa process starts , candidates must possess a valid passport of home country with a minimum of 18 months remaining to expiration date with 8 blank pages.

Valid drivers’ license and valid truck driver’s license from Home of Record.

  • Security Vetting: Already possess a US Government issued security clearance or Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) or be able to obtain a favorable MRPT certification or US Government clearance prior to being hired is required for the position. Must maintain eligibility at the required certification or clearance level for the duration of the contract.

  • Language Skills: Satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health, and security measures.

  • Citizenship: Must be eligible for US Government Clearance.

  • Medical: Successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by Amentum and our customer for deployment to Iraq. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment.


  • Previous out of home country experience is highly desirable and previous work experience in harsh environmental conditions is a plus.

  • Experience working with Amentum.


This position may be located in a war zone, in an environment with harsh and dangerous working and living conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be exposed to extreme and austere desert-like environment. Temperatures can reach 120- 130 degrees Fahrenheit/50-55 degrees Celsius during the summer months. Employees must be willing and able to perform regular job requirements in this austere, extreme environment, as well as willing and able to deploy to Iraq for extended periods. Work schedules are a minimum of 6 days per week and 10 hours per day, while some jobs have higher daily and weekly minimums. Employees must be willing and able to perform physical activities including, but not limited to, heavy lifting and moving of items, parts, assemblies, and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum; climbing in and out of equipment; crawling; and working outdoors. This includes being able to lift and carry 40 pounds of personal protective equipment for extended periods of time and being capable of running and ‘duck & cover’ during emergencies without putting oneself or others at risk.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

AMENTUM is a drug-free workplace.

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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