PAE Antarctica Contract Alternative Energy Specialist - (Position is Located in Antarctica!) in San Antonio, Texas

Job Description

GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive):
• Assists the MEC Lead Alternative Specialist planning of alternative
energy equipment use by grantees and field camps.
• Develops recommendations for new alternative energy equipment purchases to fill needs for current season or future needs.
• Assesses suitability of equipment to grantee needs, designing and
implementing modifications and custom fabrications as required.
• Installs systems in the field as needed, including integration with
conventional power grids are required.
• Performs diagnosis and repair of alternative energy equipment and
systems as required.
• Provides training in operation and field maintenance to grantees and
support personnel.
• Performs on-site work to equipment in field as required.
• Develops plans for future expansion of alternative energy program in
USAP field science.
• Documents all work performed and maintains pertinent records.
• Operates and maintains shop equipment including welders, compressors, presses, etc.
• Maintains adequate supply of spare parts and tools, in coordination with
the materials person.
• Maintains a clean, orderly, and safe work area.
• Perform duties in support of Science Support Division metrics (as provided by your supervisor).
• Support the achievement of RPSC metrics, whether they can be directly or indirectly, effected by your activities.
• Comply with all PAE Environmental Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance, requirements and goals. Provide documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
• Work to achieve PAE goals and contractual commitments.
• Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the work place.
• Performs other duties as required
• High school diploma or equivalent required. Two years training at a technical school is highly desirable.
• Electrician certification is highly desirable.
• Four years experience in design, installation, maintenance and repair of photovoltaic and wind generator systems is required.
• Knowledge and experience in electrical power generation, including electrical power distribution, and switchgear operation and repair is required.
• Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum.
• Willingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periods is required.
• Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors.
• Must successfully complete the physical, dental and psychological (if applicable) examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica.
• Must participate in community programs, such as “house-mouse” (chores), “daisy-picking” (cleaning-up around the station), recycling efforts and safety objectives.
• US citizenship or Permanent US Resident Status is required.

Company Description

PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. Government, its allied partners and international organizations. As it enters its 60th year of business, PAE's current portfolio includes capabilities in critical facility infrastructure, aviation, logistics, training, range operations and national security solutions, to support some of the most meaningful and exciting missions in the world.

Today, the approximately 15,000 members of our global workforce perform with excellence and dedication in roughly 60 countries, on all seven continents, in some of the world's most challenging regions. We attribute our success to the quality of our work and the integrity and high ethical standards that define our business operations. PAE is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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.