PAE, Inc Water Treatment Operator (WTO) / Petroleum, Oil, Lubricants (POL) Manager in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Water Treatment Operator (WTO) / Petroleum, Oil, Lubricants (POL) Manager

REPORT TO: Site Manager (or Facilities and Property Manager when applicable)

The Water Treatment Operator is responsible for learning and assisting in the operation of a water and/or wastewater treatment plant by maintaining pumping plant equipment, and performs chemical tests on water and/or wastewater. The Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants (POL) Manager will ensure the proper handling, storage, and shipment of petroleum-based products, such as oil and fuel. They will primarily be responsible for the supervision and management, the reception, storage, security and shipping of bulk or packaged petroleum products. This will include operating specialized pumping and support equipment to load fuel supply storage tanks, selecting and submitting samples of petroleum-based products for daily testing, performing petroleum and water accounting activities, testing petroleum samples for contamination, maintaining and repairing specialized equipment, and maintaining fuel management logs/files. The duties are responsibilities below are not necessarily all inclusive.


  • Inspecting, testing, receiving and protecting fuel supplies and bulk petroleum, petrochemical and chemical products; monitoring usage; enforcing safety standards in and around the Kabul, Afghanistan area and maintaining fuel logs and records

  • Physically sampling, measuring, and taking the temperature of delivery trucks and storage tanks utilizing a variety of methods dictated by company and API procedures

  • Calculating and reporting quantities transferred and performing full reconciliation of same

  • Accurately completing all required reports and forms, including detailed work order documentation and ordering of all known material for maintenance activities

  • Working in cooperation with client representatives, U.S. government agents and Host Nation personnel to insure accurate results are achieved

  • Maintaining regular communication with office staff in reference to job status, problems, concerns, etc.

  • Maintaining knowledge and adhering to the latest industry and client procedures and standards

  • Train and mentor Fuel Specialists under your supervision

  • Providing guidance and assisting in the training of Host Nation operators

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must have two to five years of WTO/POL handling experience

  • Must have a working knowledge of facility safety/fire guidelines and storage procedures

  • Must be able to manage workloads effectively including adapting to changes, planning, organizing and prioritizing work

  • Must be able to effectively manage a LN workforce

  • Knowledge of various computer applications such as Microsoft applications (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Must be able to work effectively under stress and pressure

  • Must be able to supervise a diverse workforce


  • Education : A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Security Vetting: Must successfully obtain a MRPT Security Clearance. Must maintain eligibility at the required security level for the duration of the contract

  • Language Skills : Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Medical : Favorable passage of a drug screen test and physical examination

  • Citizenship : U.S. Citizenship is not required for this position

PAE is a Drug-Free Workplace and an equal opportunity employer; 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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s 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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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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