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Transportation Specialist

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Job ID: 200738
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2020
Category: Logistics
Subcategory: Logistics
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a candidate to work as a Transportation Specialist (truck driver) in the Huntsville, AL area with experience in the transportation of munitions and military assets to various facilities on Redstone Arsenal and across the United States. 

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Candidate will oversee the planning, scheduling, coordination and/or final approval of materials requisitions in support of engineering/production operations.
  • He/she will determine requirements, develop detailed scenarios, and identify trends for material usage required to meet customer operations and missions.
  • Candidate will participate in major studies and develop procedures/plans and systems to provide logistical support to foreign materiel exploitation programs.
  • This includes providing work direction and guidance to other exempt team members in the preparation of logistical plans and projects. 
  • The Logistics Analyst will negotiate schedules and lead times with the government customer and SAIC management for the safe transportation and handling of hazardous materials. 
  • Tasks include the transport, handling, and loading of cargo (including hazardous materials), general property accounting, inventory, upkeep and maintenance of all supplies and equipment including the customer’s fleet of transportation vehicles.
  • Candidate must able to perform operator level maintenance on all equipment to include but not limited to trailers, trucks, and forklifts.

Qualifications

    • HS diploma or equivalent is required plus 2+ years’ experience or AA Degree and 1+ year experience.
    • Candidate must be proficient in the transport of hazardous materials.
    • Safety certification in accordance with AMC-R350-4
    • Demonstrated ability and certified training to operate forklifts
    • Ability to obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license with hazardous material endorsement
    • Capability to lift heavy objects (up to 100 lbs).
    • SECRET clearance required, TS/SCI preferred.
    • Candidate must be familiar with the process to obtain transportation permits for each state. 
    • Additional equipment to be operated include overhead cranes, mobile cranes, and forklifts.

     

    Desired Qualifications

     

    • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) - Class A license with HazMat endorsement and Doubles/Triples Trailer Endorsements
    • Training in handling hazardous materials to include Ammunition and Explosive Safety Certification
    • Experience in the movement, deployment or configuration of weapon systems
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office products;
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure environment
    • Able to work independently and efficiently with deadlines
    • Strong written and oral communication skills. Must be able to clearly articulate and communicate via email and phone calls
    • Experience or knowledge of movement, storage and maintenance of ammunition
    • An ability to keep accurate records
    • Licensed or experienced in operating forklifts, overhead cranes, mobile cranes, and other warehouse equipment

     




    Overview

    SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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