AECOM Transportation Manager in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Kuwait - Al Ahmadi, Camp Arifjan

Job Summary

URS/AECOM has an opening for a Transportation Manager in Kuwait.

The Transportation Manager responsible for the oversight of all Transportation Operations, shipping, driver evaluation and driver training. This role will ensure safe, effective, and efficient operations of moving rolling stock / non-rolling stock equipment to and from the various AFSB equipment storage lots, warehouses, aerial ports and sea ports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain on-going communication with Project Manager to discuss department strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, cost control and overall needs

  2. Monitor operations to ensure personnel comply with administrative policies and procedures

  3. Monitors all cargo, equipment and materiel shipments to ensure accountability

  4. Focuses on the principles, policies, trends, and current issues within air, sea, or ground transportation

  5. Plan, coordinate, submit and track all documents generated as required for transportation services

  6. Coordinate and perform necessary administrative and / or operational functions pertaining to Transportation operations

  7. Supervise cargo documentation and movement control units for all transportation modes

  8. Assists in planning transportation requirements for logistical support

  9. Provides supervision and technical guidance for subordinates

  10. Manage the work of subordinates to ensure work is accomplished in a manner consistent with PWS and mission requirements.

  11. Responsible for assisting the training, planning and scheduling of drivers training

  12. Provide customer-service by being involved in solving client problems by acting as a liaisons for the Transportation Department

  13. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

Minimum Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • Bachelor degree preferred.


  • 7 years of specialized experience in Transportation operations is required.

  • 5 years Supervisory experience required.

  • Prior Military experience in Transportation related field desired.

  • Experience supporting or training Army logistics operations desired.


Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of DOD 4500.9-R, Defense Transportation Regulation, CFR-49, the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, the International Air Transport Association for Dangerous Goods, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Guide, and AFMAN 24-204.

  • Must demonstrate their ability to prioritize multiple demands and effectively manage time while being responsive to changing priorities.

Certification & License: Valid US driver’s license required. Class A CDL preferred

Work Environment, Physical Demands and Mental Demands:

  • Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

  • Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.

  • Must be able to endure long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - URS enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams. Must obtain Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) certification within one year of start date.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the URS Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable URS Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.


This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required. Employee may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Preferred Qualifications


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.

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Kuwait

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195930BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.