Material Handling Equipment (MHE) Supervisor

Job Locations IQ-Iraq
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(1/27/2020 12:28 PM)
Location : Location
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is seeking an MHE Supervisor for our current contract located on Camp Taji, Iraq.


  • Leads a team of Independent Contractors and local nationals
  • Schedules and plans a revolving schedule supporting both SOSi and clients with MHE support
  • Operates forklifts and related machinery and/or vehicles; on some contracts, may also operate Rough Terrain Container Handlers (RTCHs)
  • Operates vehicles with capacity of up to 50 Analyzes equipment requests to determine most efficient mode of uploading and downloading material
  • Coordinates with customers and task orders to schedule movements
  • Surveys and plan all loads prior to execution
  • Ensures equipment is properly utilized, maintained, and stored
  • Ensures load and various awkward and heavy materials are carried efficiently, safely, and according to procedures
  • Completes necessary documentation and reporting
  • Conducts routine equipment inspections and preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Moves and position raw materials and finished components with use of material moving
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • At least two years’ experience leading a team of MHE operators
  • At least two years’ of experience as a Crane, Forklift or RTCH operator
  • Two (2) to Three (3) years of over the road experience in a combination truck
  • Must have current credentials for operation of heavy equipment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required

Working Conditions

  • Ability to perform duties in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, and rain) and work long hours
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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