DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION
PAE - Guam

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Position Summary

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Is responsible for planning and directing Navy Transportation (a.k.a. Base Support Vehicles and Equipment) programs, policies, and initiatives.

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Is responsible for directing the development and implementation of a robust and effective Transportation program.

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Demonstrates familiarity with Navy Transportation concepts, practices, and procedures (e.g., NAVFAC P-300 and NAVFAC P-307).

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Demonstrates a strong commitment to Transportation improvements.

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Provides leadership for the Company's vision for Transportation and customer service.

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Develops appropriate measurements (metrics) of Transportation performance and reports on those metrics to senior management.

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Has the authority to act independently of operations to ensure Transportation policies and procedures are followed.

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Performs a variety of tasks and relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

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Is responsible for over 1200 units (vehicles and other equipment), ten bucket trucks, six mobile cranes, two boom trucks, ~40 overhead cranes, and ~300 pieces of rigging gear and miscellaneous equipment.

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Manages a budget of ~$9 million.

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Leads and directs the work of ~ 100 persons in Annex 1700.

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Exercises a wide degree of creativity and latitude.

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Contractually “key” position.

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Reports to the Operations Manager.

The ideal candidate would be an experienced leader who knows his or her transportation stuff when it comes to base operations contracting; is not afraid to “get his or her hands dirty;” is equally comfortable with the Government, Company leadership and the workforce; is a mentor, coach and trainer; is committed to excellence; and, is a well-organized manager, communicator and presenter. The

successful

candidate will

welcome challenges and display the will and initiative to successfully attain results.

Essential Functions/ Duties

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Plans, develops, and implements or directs the implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities relating to Transportation operations.

  • Ensures that personnel safety procedures and standards are strictly observed
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  • Maintains necessary operational, maintenance and administrative records.
  • Performs administrative duties, including regular operational reports and statistical records relative to operations’ performance, budget preparation, etc.
  • Recommends changes for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of Transportation operations.
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Participates in recruitment and selection activities; makes recommendations for appointment of new staff; assists with staff orientation and training.

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Supervises direct reports (staff) including provision of timely performance evaluations; recommends and implements approved discipline; provides staff development; and maintains high standards necessary for efficient, professional operations.

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Provides customer liaison; ensuring safe and efficient operations; and maintaining delivery of high quality work and service.

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Maintains and continuously improves the Transportation management plan.

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Ensures the best technical and business solutions for customers.

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Provides subject matter and service expertise.

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Provides “front line” risk management for the company.

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Works with Company’s leadership team to assess and ensure compliance with the Transportation management plan against internal (policy/procedure) and external (contract/program) requirements; reports regularly on results.

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Develops, implements and monitors criteria for evaluating program and business processes.

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Organizes and facilitates regularly scheduled Transportation training with the leadership team and staff as needed to educate and implement quality and strategy.

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Develops training for employees in Transportation improvement principles and contract compliance requirements.

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Remains knowledgeable about state-of-the-art industry practices, business trends, management process techniques, and measurement tools.

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Facilitates investigations and corrective actions to ensure services satisfy customers' expectations and regulatory requirements.

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Audits contract performance for compliance with Navy Transportation requirements.

Ensures contract deliverables are submitted on time, are accurate, and meet contract requirements.

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Individual will have access to confidential/sensitive information and therefore maintains confidentiality and acts professionally at all times.

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Pays attention to detail and demonstrates ability to remain flexible to meet ever-changing requirements.

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Works closely with technical and non-technical peers, cross-functional groups and senior management to promote successful delivery of Navy Transportation services to our internal and external customers.

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Develops short and long-term plans for assigned annex together with supporting budgets.

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Manages the resources of the Transportation staff for all projects and services.

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Handles staffing and personnel management duties and provides hands-on leadership, guidance, and career growth opportunities to the Transportation staff/ workforce.

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Partners with Government counterparts to ensure Company’s commitment to excellence.

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Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Bachelor’s degree in technical specialty or directly related to the work of the Department.

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A minimum of seven (7) years management experience in a transportation center/ facilities of a size and scope similar to that of Naval Base Guam with at least three years experience as Director or Manager in charge of the operations.

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Experienced in the operational, maintenance, and administrative areas/ functions of an industrialized/ commercial transportation program, with significant preference given to Navy Transportation experience.

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Successful experience in a military environment as an independent field manager plus supervisory capacity in a remote location desired.

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Knowledge of government contracting and regulations.

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Proven ability to successfully lead an operations’ organization.

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Superior skills and experience in innovative general management, administration, team-building, and decision making.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities; ability to react quickly and decisively in emergencies.
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Military BOS contract work experience preferred.

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Highly developed technical, leadership, organizational, communications (written, oral and presentation), interpersonal, and management skills.

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Able to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.

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Able to work in a team environment across all levels of the organization.

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Able to manage subordinates, projects and workflow effectively.

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Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.

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Familiarity with Microsoft Office required: Word, Excel,

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Able to integrate commercial, technical and execution aspects of project delivery into a full service package to satisfy client/customer requirements.

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Able to perform functions as itemized in physical and environmental requirements of the job Outlook, and PowerPoint.

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