Joint Operations Plans & Execution System (JOPES) Technical Support Manager

Clearance Level
Shaw AFB, South Carolina

REQ#: RQ79178

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, the Transportation Support Manager (JOPES) is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Transportation Support Manager (JOPES) joining our team to support a federal government services contract in Shaw AFB, SC.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Transportation Support Manager supporting a federal government customer, you will be trusted to provide Staff for Strategic Transportation operations Management on service contract.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Assist and provide Sustainment feedback to the G4 cell with the developing, updating and implementation of local and theater policies and procedures concerning distribution operations for all Classes of Supply quarterly.
  • To manage transportation policy and movement planning and execution. Coordinate and provide oversight of air, ground and sea movements of forces and sustainment. Monitor efficiency and effectiveness of theater distribution systems. Manage movement’s requirements validation and lift execution arrangements in Joint Operations Plans and Execution System (JOPES), Time- Phase Force Deployment Data (TPFDD), Trans-Arabian Network (TAN), and Container Management System (CTM), develops the mobility aspects of the customer’s plans and orders.
  • Coordinate, execute, and track all JOPES, TANS, and CTM functions supporting the development, analysis, and movement of Army forces to, from, and within the joint group AOR.
  • Develop the organizations in identification and resolution of JOPES, TANS, and CTM issues related to operations in the OCONUS AOR. Provide weekly issues reports and updated.
  • Create, track, update, and maintain execution JOPES, TANS, CTM and TPFDDs for named operations within the OCONUS AOR and for other contingency requirements with 90% accuracy for daily reports to the Mobility Chief
  • Execute all changes to execution in JOPES, TANS, CTM and TPFDD data during planning, sourcing, refinement, and validation, including Force Module Development.
  • Review and make refinements to JOPES movement data on any of the execution or planning TPFDDs.
  • Build new planning TPFDDs as required.
  • Attend annual TPFDD Conferences at Transportation Command (TRANSCOM).
  • Monitor and provide in-transit visibility (ITV) of deploying/redeploying forces, equipment, and sustainment and provide status reports on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Develop and manage research on the deployment status of units from home station to final destination and redeployment status of units from joint organization to home station.
  • Development and management of existing requirements and addition of new requirements.
  • Develop and manage the daily JOPES Newsgroup validation message and its transmission.
  •  Information is gathered from the customer’s staff officers, and forward groups concerning validation of units that are ready for deployment, units with issues in meeting their movement schedules, and/or units requiring adjustment of agreements
  • Monitor the joint group Newsgroup for official deployment guidance, information, and requirements
  • Provide weekly analysis, assessments, and courses of action recommendations on military operations in the the customer’s AOR that directly impact ongoing synchronized deployment, redeployment, Joint Reception Staging Onward Movement (JRSO), and sustainment of the customer forces.


  • Five years of experience in operational and contingency planning.
  • Must possess a Secret clearance.
  • Minimum of three years of experience utilizing JOPES and working strategic force flow operations.
  • Proficient in the use of ITV systems
  • Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent experience


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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