Position Description

Fuel Operations Specialist (Part-Time)
Location TX - Fort Worth
Job Code 600
# of openings 1
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Company Overview:

Alliance Texas Fuel Services (ATFS) is a subsidiary of Alliance Aviation Services that’s responsible for the safe operation of the City of Fort Worth’s above ground fuel farm located at the Fort Worth Maintenance Base. The fuel farm is comprised of seven fuel tanks totaling just over 200,000 gallons. ATFS primarily provides service to customers by transferring aviation Jet-A fuel from the farm via underground hydrant line. Additionally, ATFS operates several commercial fuel trucks that support air carrier operations across the Alliance Airport.

Position Summary:


Under general direction of the Project Manager, performs the duties that are required for aircraft ground handling fueling and fuel farm operations at the Alliance Texas Fueling Services (ATFS). Oversees and coordinates the day to day operation of ATFS. Ensures the fuel farm meets all applicable standards and regulatory guidelines set by the City of Fort Worth, Fort Worth Fire department, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Air Transport Association (ATA103). In addition, this role also assists the FBO from time to time with airport operations activities and aircraft servicing, while, performing other duties as required.


  • Ensure fuel farm is operational and ready for customer use
  • Complete Daily Checklist on assigned shifts.
  • Compliance with all applicable ATA 103 guidelines     
  • Compliance with all NFPA 407 guidelines
  • Mil-std-1548H          
  • Order, maintain and record fuel inventory   
  • Clean and maintain all ground handling equipment and vehicles
  • Clean and maintain all fuel trucks
  • Attend scheduled company meetings throughout the year
  • Assist with loading and unloading cargo operations as needed
  • Assist with FBO operations as needed during high levels of activity and special events      

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Alliance Texas Fuel Services actively participates in safety programs to ensure safe and healthy practices in the workplace. Personnel are required to adhere to these safety policies and encouraged to continuously find innovative ways to be more efficient while maintaining to the highest level. 
  • Ability to operate Fuel Management Software
  • Ability to operate a multitude of aircraft ground support equipment
  • Ability to operate copy/fax machines
  • Ability to operate VHF Aircraft Radios
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Working experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work alone and track projects to completion without direction

Education and Experience:

  • Highschool diploma required; some college preferred
  • Fuel Farm operations, fuel quality assurance, mechanical experience and forklift experience preferred.
  • Experience operating large commercial aircraft fuel trucks.
  • Experience working with computers.

Working Hours:

  • This position requires full time employment of a minimum of 40 hours a week.
  • Position will work Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Shifts include 1st (0600-1430) and 2nd (1400-2230).

In addition, overtime maybe expected during special events or high activity situations. Advance notice will be given when possible; however, the candidate should acknowledge that no-notice overtime will be needed on occasion. Management will prevent this as much as a possible. 

This position requires all personnel to participate with the on-call policy. While on-call personnel are subject to participate in after hour activity if needed. Personnel are expected to respond to all calls in a timely manner. It is understood that they are some exceptions to this requirement. Vacations and family emergencies qualify as times where a timely response is not expected.

EEO Statement:

Hillwood is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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