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Transportation Specialist

Location: DC - District of Columbia
Position City: Washington DC
Position State:
Position Zip Code: 20370
Country: United States


The Transportation Specialist will oversee the transport of materials under NAVSEA cognizance to ensure said materials are shipped safely, securely, and on-time to meet the customer's demands for service; i.e., provide NAVSEA transportation support, as directed:

• Support SEA05R in the development of NAVSEA materials transportation policy and implementing instructions
• Attend to, and be responsible for, NAVSEA's material transportation interests at all forums, conferences, and symposiums, sponsored by United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), Surface Distribution & Deployment Command (SDDC), DoD, Department of Transportation (DoT), and joint service component commands
• Perform gap analysis of changes to existing DoD, OPNAV, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Navy (DASN) Expeditionary Programs and Logistics Management (E&LM), NAVSUP, and NAVSEA policy and procedure manuals affecting the safe, secure, and efficient transport of materials
• Support SEA05R in support of NAVSEA end item equipment managers and Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) Program Managers, In-Service Engineering Activities, and NAVSUP WSS inventory managers to develop new, more efficient procedures for packaging, handling, storing, and transporting Navy-owned materials and to ensure maximum utility of emerging materials transportation technological innovations
• Monitor in-process materials transportation events world-wide to ensure optimum levels of safety, security, and efficiency and to ensure compliance with existing DoD, NAVSUP, NAVSEA and DoT regulations
• Conduct material transportation policy and procedure reviews, technical assistance visits, and inspections at local shore commands for compliance with DoD regulations
• Facilitate emergency shipments or urgent requirements by coordinating with various Military Airlift Command (MAC) Commanders, the SDDC, common carriers, and various military field activities
• The contractor shall support arrangements for Special Assignment Airlift Missions
• Provide management support to SEA05R in the development, preparation and submission of responses to SWT Budget data calls and support NAVSEA in addressing SWT O&MN funded second destination Transportation Account Code (TAC) issues
• Assist SEA05R with the management and administration of first destination NAVSEA funded OPN and WPN TACs including monitoring TAC use, establishing new TACs, and preparation and submission of NAVSEA OPN and WPN TAC Budget data calls
• Provide Syncada (DoD approved electronic freight transaction tracking and payment system once known as Power Track) OPN, WPN, SCN and O&MN financial manager TAC review support
• Provide program management support for property control, usage reporting, and maintenance of all NAVSEA (and subordinate commands) owned and controlled intermodal containers and equipment
• Provide management support in the review and update of all NAVSEA transportation instructions and directives, including tasking letters, produced under the authority of SEA05R

This position is telework eligible.

Required Skills and Experience

• Bachelor's Degree required with a minimum of ten (10) years of experience and relevant transportation system and traffic management experience
• This position requires an expert knowledge of DoD and Navy-wide transportation and traffic management principles, policies, procedures, information systems, duties and responsibilities, with a detailed knowledge in execution of cargo movements through USTRANSCOM and commercial carrier systems
• Experience is required in NAVSEA cargo traffic management support, including, but not limited to, providing recommendations in the development and dissemination of NAVSEA cargo transport policy and procedures; liaison with DoD installation Transportation Officers, NAVSUP Inventory Managers, and carrier dispatchers to provide oversight of NAVSEA cargo movements; and participation in Integrated Process Teams (IPT's) , process action teams (PAT's), and other ad hoc teams to address and explain NAVSEA transportation and traffic management perspectives

Desired Skills and Experience

• Master's Degree and other certifications desired
• Knowledge of NAVSEA PEO and PM organizations and processes in order to coordinate transport requirements; it is also desired the position will advance the efficiency, effectiveness and safety of NAVSEA cargo movements by recommending adoption of new technologies and systems designed to improve the packaging, handling, storage and transportability of cargo

Required Clearance

Must possess an active DoD secret clearance.


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