AECOM Personal Property Shipment Supervisor 1 in Fort Irwin, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147106BR

Position Title Personal Property Shipment Supervisor 1

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Fort Irwin

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at ;

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Personal Property Shipment Office Supervisor in Fort Irwin. The Supervisor will ensure successful completion of all mission operations in accordance with established policies and management goals regarding funding, storage, workload, manpower capability, component, issue, equipment items, and inventory control procedures. Performs employee discipline counseling, employee performance reviews, and other personnel reporting. Reviews and approves timesheets. Screen applicants and conducts interviews for open position. Ensures all employees observe policy, procedures and regulatory guidance for safety and physical security, and monitors for compliance. Reviews, monitors, verify and inputs data from numerous types of documents, i.e., Government Bills of Lading (GBL), transportation control/movement documents, applications for shipment and/or storage of personal property or storage-in-transit (S.I.T.). Directs DOD assigned carriers to place property in storage in accordance with regulatory guidelines and the Joint Federal Travel Regulation (JFTR). Maintain suspense log on all property in storage in area of responsibility for JPPSO. When a member's entitlement to storage at government expense nears expiration, notifies the member in writing, and advises that storage costs will revert to member's responsibility or arrange for delivery. Reviews carriers clearing information and compares with information previously input into DPS and TOPS to insure complete and proper shipment is processed. Screens documents for discrepancies, such as misconsignments, incomplete information, etc., and takes appropriate action to correct discrepancies. Initiates tracer actions for short, missing or overflow (split) shipments, through telephone calls and messages to transportation offices and carriers to determine the status of shipment. Keep all lines of communication open with the service member on the status of their HHG shipment. Advise members on actions to take if agent does not perform required services. If a member has a problem during delivery, advises them on actions to take in recording loss and/or damage on commercial and government shipping documents, where to go, and what is required to initiate a claim for loss/damage incurred during the move. Assists and advises service members in helping them determine when delivery would be suitable. Advises of alternatives and assists members in solving potential problems in arranging for delivery of property. Receives telephone calls and refers them to the proper person or furnishes requested information in accordance with regulatory guidelines. Maintains and stores a variety of files and records. Receives carriers billing for services rendered, pulls files in order for carrier billing to be verified for services rendered before forwarding to Defense Finance and Accounting Services for payment to contractor. Supervises the direct Procurement Method (DPM) Program was established to manage the shipment of domestic household goods, international-household goods, and unaccompanied baggage shipments using Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)-based government contracts. Upon request of personal property shipping offices (PPSOs), DPM contracts are solicited and awarded through a local Contracting Office. DPM contracts are administered by local PPSOs and include packing, containerization, local drayage, delivery, unpacking, storage and related services for personal property shipments. DPM contracts provide PPSOs a comprehensive movement process for worldwide movement of small shipments and larger shipments to specific overseas locations where other modes of shipment are not authorized.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years work experience in PPSO operations.

  • Familiar with Department of Defense Transportation and Travel Regulations.

  • Associate Degree in related field or equivalent.

  • Must have the ability to multi-task.

  • Must have the ability to brief small and large groups of people.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

  • Must be able to work after regular business hours, and on weekends.

  • Must be able to coordinate with all levels of personnel (Private to General Officer) in planning moves/travel when and where they are needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Automated Transportation Systems.

  • Extremely Customer Focused.

  • Familiar with daily operating procedures.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.