Power Lineman needed in Antarctica!
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World Power Lineman needed in Antarctica! Summary: Supports the National Science Foundation managed United States Antarctic Program as part of the Antarctic Support Contract (ASC). Linemen will perform electrical distribution maintenance or construction work, or any combination thereof, under the supervision of the Lineman Foreman. Tasking is based ASC schedule requirements. Position Responsibilities: * Perform hands-on installation of branch circuits, power distribution wiring, electrical equipment, fixtures, and conduit in compliance with the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and National Electric Code (NEC) * Perform hands-on installation and maintenance of overhead electrical lines in accordance with applicable codes, working with voltages up to 4160 volts * Perform hands-on diagnosis, repair, and scheduled Preventative Maintenance on existing systems, equipment, fixtures, and infrastructure * Timely response to emergency service calls during and outside of normal working hours * Maintain accurate and thorough documentation of hours worked, tasking performed, materials used, and processes involved * Advise immediate Supervisor of job progress and material/labor requirements * Accomplish tasking utilizing design drawings, specifications, and wiring diagrams * Work directly with other departments to plan and complete tasking * Prepare and document work plans, job hazard analysis, job safety analysis, code required forms, checklists, and internal procedural documents as required * Perform tasking outdoors in environmentally challenging conditions including wind and extreme cold weather * Routinely utilize independent judgment and discretion to identify potential issues and solve problems * Proactively identify any unsafe conditions, hazards, or Code violations and communicate them effectively * Work directly with other departments to plan and complete tasking * Learn and effectively utilize computer-based labor, material, and maintenance tracking applications * Follow established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), suggest revisions as needed, and create SOPs as directed * Perform tasking outdoors in environmentally challenging conditions including wind and extreme cold weather * Proactively identify any unsafe conditions, hazards, or Code violations and communicate them effectively * Comply with all ASC Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH), Waste Management and Quality Assurance requirements * Participate in Work Center Safety Program and ASC safety objectives * Perform other duties as required Required Qualifications: * Current journeyman lineman license, completion of an apprenticeship program, or proof of holding a journeyman lineman union card * Minimum four years of experience in all phases of the lineman trade including rough wiring, power distribution wiring, installation and maintenance of power distribution systems, installation of conduit, and wiring of electrical equipment * Experience working with 4160 volt systems * Thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) and the principles of electricity * Understanding of National Electrical Code Grounding and Bonding requirements * Possess the competencies, willingness and ability to perform the duties of position Expected Skills and Competencies: * Skilled in ability to read and interpret design drawings, specifications, diagrams, maintenance manuals and manufacturers troubleshooting guides to accomplish tasking * Experienced developing written work plans, job hazard analysis, and job safety analysis related to the work activities under a permit to work system * Thorough knowledge of the principles of electricity and the current National Electrical Code * Possess prior computer experience and be able and willing to learn and effectively utilize computer-based labor, inventory, and maintenance tracking applications * Extremely knowledgeable regarding occupational hazards of the electrical trade and related safety precautions * Experienced in maintenance of commercial, government, industrial, and/or institutional facilities * Proficient in LOTO procedures for various tasking * Proficient in confined space safety protocols * Proficient in electrical safety procedures (NFPA 70E and OSHA) * Proficient in risk assessment and determination of PPE appropriate to specific tasking * Knowledgeable of limits of PPE and proper maintenance of PPE * Familiar with fall protection and respirator use * Competent analyzing situations and making technical and safety decisions based on specifications and applicable codes and manufacturer guidelines * Solid decision-making ability and sound judgment to safely and effectively solve problems * Good organizational and planning skills Preferred: * Experience working in a commercial or industrial environment * Valid Commercial Drivers License * Experience with Microsoft Office Suite Physical and/or Other Requirements : * Willingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periods * Willingness and ability to deploy to remote research support facilities for day trips or extended periods * Must participate in community programs such as house-mouse (chores), daisy-picking (station clean-up), GASH (galley clean-up at Palmer), and recycling efforts * Willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum * Willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors in extreme cold conditions * Successful completion of Medical and Dental examinations required by the NSF for deployment to Antarctica * High School diploma or equivalent * Valid Drivers License issued in the United States #APP21. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. PAE is a drug free workplace. PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veterans status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. 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